Global General Counsel & Head of Compliance
Shelley Burger is LEAP’s Global General Counsel and Head of Compliance, responsible for managing all global governance, legal and compliance matters. As a trusted adviser and member of the executive team, Shelley is passionate about skillfully leading compliance functions and delivering innovative legal services to support LEAP in continuing its impressive growth worldwide.
Shelley has significant experience establishing and leading legal teams. She is also experienced in advising on legal and governance affairs affecting tech businesses and corporations operating in multiple jurisdictions. Prior to joining LEAP, she held senior in-house roles at ASX-listed organisations including APA Group (an Australian energy infrastructure business), Telstra and Westpac.
In addition to a strong commercial acumen, Shelley contributes an entrepreneurial perspective to LEAP, having been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of a tech start-up in the music industry. Before moving in-house, Shelley was a senior associate at the top-tier Australian law firm, Gilbert + Tobin.
Shelley holds a Master of Laws and a Bachelor of Design Computing from Sydney University. She is admitted to practice in New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and of the Association of Corporate Counsel.