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Deborah Horne | Larry Simon | Sean Simon

Lazorne Group

Many services … one provider!

Lazorne Group Pty Ltd (“Lazorne Group”) offers a comprehensive suite of services to the financial services industry. Lazorne Group views your organisation as a whole to understand its needs so that you receive the benefit of our knowledge and experience!

Lazorne Group a well established company, commenced operations in March 20002 and was previously known as Compliance Consulting Pty Ltd. The company changed its name as it expanded its operations and now trades as Lazorne Group Pty Limited.

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The Principals

Deborah Horne

Deborah began her career in the financial industry in 1979 with Ernst & Young. She was employed by the Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) in the period 1983 until 2000 and in her role as General Manager, Compliance & Surveillance was instrumental in establishing, developing, administering and managing the compliance and surveillance functions of the SFE, and its subsidiary, the NZFOE.

Since 2000, Deborah has provided independent compliance consulting advice to futures exchanges, securities exchanges and financial service providers offering a broad range of financial products.

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Finance and Systems from the University of New South Wales and was (until 2006) a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Larry Simon

Larry began his career in 1988, entering the financial markets in 1997. He has undertaken general management activities and performed compliance roles in a retail broking firm operating across margin foreign exchange, equities and futures products.

He has a practical background, coupled with IT, front and back office and compliance experience. He also had responsibilities for nurturing a strong and healthy relationship with the regulators across a diverse range of financial products.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics in Accounting, Finance and Business Law from Macquarie University.

Senior Management

Sean Simon

Sean started as a trainee accountant in, what was at the time, one of the big four chartered accounting firms. He chose to leave accounting and to pursue a career as the assistant to the Managing Director of Sleep Disorder Centres Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Medical Gases Australia Pty Ltd. Sleep Disorder Centres Australia established the first privately owned sleep centres in Australia specialising in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. After the sale of the business, Sean became involved in several private business ventures.

Sean has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), University of New South Wales and a Graduate Certificate in Urban Estate Management (property development), University of Technology, Sydney.