Introducing the Asia-Pacific Palisade Compliance Team

Palisade Compliance APAC’s unmatched Oracle licensing and contractual knowledge is supported by a combined 170 years of experience among the extended global team. Palisade Compliance is proud to be independent and pro-client. Our motto is and will always be, “Palisade clients first.”

Our APAC head office is based in Wellington, New Zealand. By embracing modern technologies and by being available in person as needed, we provide our services effortlessly across the region.

Our APAC team is led by Anna-Rita Stanley-Best

Anna-Rita, the managing director of Palisade Compliance in the Asia-Pacific region, brings more than 20 years’ business operational experience to the role. The majority of this time she spent with Oracle in Australia, New Zealand, and across the Asia-Pacific region to Japan – ultimately representing Oracle in a global capacity. Anna-Rita has also worked with Oracle partners, providing compliance, advisory and licensing assistance to customers, giving her a highly developed understanding of client requirements. She possesses in-depth knowledge of Oracle’s business practices, deal negotiations, pricing and policy structures, as well as licence management services. Anna-Rita has assisted hundreds of clients to achieve substantial cost savings by providing expert advice and assistance.

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Mahim Sharma

Mahim is our senior director of operations in India. He brings to our team 20 years’ experience in senior sales roles across regions to multiple segments, including seven years with Oracle India. Along with regional management responsibilities across several roles, Mahim has expanded business and acquired customers in India, Sri Lanka, and North Africa. He has also executed consulting assignments in the UK and the Middle East. He brings to the role a balance in terms of consultative selling, building and nurturing relationships, and industry knowledge. Find out more about Mahim, and how we are helping Oracle clients on the sub-continent.

Mike Duncan

Mike signed on with us in October 2018 as our delivery director. Mike joins Palisade Compliance with more than four years Oracle LMS experience. His Oracle journey started as a principal LMS consultant before leading Oracle UK’s LMS teams, conducting and delivering licence audits and advice.

Mike brings to Palisade Compliance a wealth of experience from over 10 years of IT commercial management experience. He’s worked across a number of industries such as local and central government agencies, telecommunications, utilities, hospitality. As a service provider, Mike has also experienced life as an Oracle customer, negotiating both large and small licence deals.

Wendy Wong and Ryan Whyte

Wendy Wong, contract specialist and Ryan Whyte, senior technical analyst, complete the regional team. Both Wendy and Ryan are instrumental in ensuring that the delivery of Palisade’s services within the APAC region is head and shoulders above any traditional engagement with Oracle and/or its resellers.  

You will be able to meet us in person at upcoming events in the region.
Visit our Events page for details.

We’re always looking for experienced advisors, analysts and support team members to work in our team. If you have experience in these areas, or want to be considered, as Palisade Compliance continues to expand world-wide, please contact us to start a conversation!