Who We Are

Our Story

Hill & Associates has been operating for more than 20 years, with offices in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

We are owned by G4S plc, the world’s largest private security company, but operate completely independently. Our management, legal and information technology structures are protected by inter-company agreements to protect confidential client information.

Our Team

Our strength is the breadth of our Asia-based team and depth of local knowledge. Our staff of more than 150 includes experts from around the world in fields ranging from law, accounting and banking to military, intelligence and computer forensics. All adhere to strict ethical and internal codes of conduct. Discretion, effectiveness and professionalism make our team – individually and as a unit – your trusted adviser.

Meet some of our team members.

Brian Norman | Hill & Associates

Brian Norman

Managing Director

Brian has an extensive consulting background, having delivered consulting and security solutions for clients in over 30 countries across Asia. Prior to joining H&A he was the Director of Corporate Development at G4S, where he performed strategic research, created new initiatives, and produced in-depth external market and internal research reports to help guide local strategies. Brian has spent over a decade in consulting with Deloitte and PwC across a range of industries in their North America, Europe and Asia markets.

Mike Groves | Hill & Associates

Mike Groves

Security Risk Management

Prior to joining Hill & Associates, Mike completed a 28-year career in the Hong Kong Police Force, rising to directorate rank. During his service, Mike commanded the VIP Protection and Tactical Units, and oversaw operations at events including the Handover of Hong Kong in 1997 and meetings of the World Bank, IMF and WTO. Mike works with clients to pre-empt and address issues that impinge on business operations and reputation risk.

John Bruce | Hill & Associates

John Bruce

Corporate Intelligence

John Bruce runs our Corporate Intelligence service line, which encompasses business intelligence and integrity and background checks. In addition to this, he has specific responsibility for gaming related due diligence, having become involved in the gaming industry due to the burgeoning expansion in worldwide gaming that took place alongside the expansion of the worldwide web. He has considerable experience in providing independent consulting services to companies in the gaming industry on the nature of the industry in Asia.

Hill & Associates | Our Team

Peter Coleman

Fraud Prevention & Integrity Risk

Peter is a former partner and leader of a Big4 forensic practice in Southeast Asia. He has also assisted second tier accounting and advisory firms in establishing forensic practices in Indonesia and elsewhere in Asia. Peter had a long career in law enforcement in Australia, primarily in the areas of fraud and corruption. Peter has also worked for a number of multinational companies across the Asia Pacific region and has owned and operated his own consulting and advisory practice.