Victoria

WISE Workplace (formerly as part of LKA Group) has been providing investigations and advice on workplace misconduct in Victoria since 1999. Managing Director Vince Scopelliti leads the Victorian team of  experienced professionals from our office in Melbourne.

 

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VINCE SCOPELLITI

Managing Director

Vince is a lawyer and holds degrees in Law and Psychology and has more than 24 years’ experience working within and managing investigations. This depth of experience has laid the foundation for exceptional knowledge of fraud and how investigations need to respond.

Vince has conducted investigations across Australia involving complex workplace disputes and corrupt conduct he has designed and reported on service reviews and conducted risk assessments for corporations and government. Vince carries respect as a leader in the fight against fraud both nationally and internationally.

Professional Profile Vince (371 KB)

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JANET COSTA

Office Manager

Janet Costa is an experienced Office Manager and HR Administrator, who has worked with WISE’s Managing Director, Vince Scopelliti since 1991.

As a results-driven manager, Janet has excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to successfully communicate with a diverse range of people at all levels. She has extensive operational experience in factual investigations, surveillance and HR related activities in a national role.

Janet holds a Diploma of Human Resources Management.

Professional Profile Janet Costa (612 KB)

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ANN LETCH

Senior Investigator

Ann has conducted over 150 workplace investigations mainly for state and local government agencies, in a range of matters involving professional misconduct, probity and integrity issues.

Ann also spent 7 years as a Legal Risk Management Consultant in Australia and the UK.  Her more recent experience has included the management and conduct  of numerous complex civil and criminal investigations, investigator training and the development of investigation policies and procedures.

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ANJA WIERSING

Senior Projects Officer/Investigator

Anja has a wealth of knowledge and experience in workplace investigations in both the public and private sectors.  She has worked in the child protection sector, developing age-appropriate and gender-sensitive child protection systems, including drafting child protection policies. Anja has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), which have enhanced her expertise in developing and interpreting workplace policies.

Anja has recently worked on matters concerning allegations of misconduct, discrimination, bullying and harassment and child protection.

Professional Profile Anja Wiersing (732 KB)

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ANDREW SCHUETTE

Investigator

Andrew has over 18 years generalist human resource management experience across public and private sectors and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience in workplace investigations in both these sectors.  Andrew has managed and conducted a range of investigations on behalf of Commonwealth and State government departments and agencies as well as specialist law and investigation forms practicing in the area of employment law, industrial relations and WHS.

Andrew has particular expertise in workplace bullying prevention policy procedure and training and workplace aggression and violence.  He is also an experienced workplace trainer.

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KIRSTEN MYERS

Investigator

Kirsten has a wealth of knowledge and experience in private and public sector workplace misconduct matters, industrial relations and employment law.  She also has expertise in investigating corporate fraud both in Australia and internationally.

Prior to becoming an investigator, Kirsten has a lengthy career as a commercial lawyer in private practice for leading law firms.  She is experienced in managing complex and sensitive investigations involving numerous witnesses and documents.  She has recently worked on matters concerning allegations of discrimination, bullying and harassment, sexual harassment, child protection and administrative reviews.

Professional Profile Kirsten Myers (626 KB)