Board of Directors
Board Chair & Chair of Governance, Nominations & Remuneration Committee
Non-Executive ‘Elected’ Director
For the past 20 years Julian has been employed by the Community and Public Sector
Period of Appointment: 4 years to 2021 AGM
Board Vice Chair and Chair of Board Audit Committee
Non-Executive ‘Elected’ Director
Alex has more than 20 years' experience in the financial services sector and held senior leadership roles in both ASX listed and not-for-profit organisations. Alex has consistently been active in contributing to a number of industry associations during his career including the FPA, AIST and ABACUS.
Alex’s early career was in federal law enforcement with both the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.
Alex earned a law degree from the University of Technology (Sydney), has a graduate Diploma in Financial Services and attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Period of Appointment: 4 years to 2022 AGM
Karin HawkinsChair of Board Risk Committee
Non-Executive ‘Appointed’ Director
Karin has extensive experience in the financial services industry having successfully held executive roles in risk management, strategy and sales. Karin’s past roles include Head of Prudential Supervision – FINCOM; Head of Risk Management – ANZ Wholesale Mortgages; and Executive Manager – Mortgages with ANZ. Karin has also held a number of senior public sector roles including as an adviser to the NSW Premier and Treasurer on financial services regulation.
Karin is also currently a Director of Uniting Financial Services; Managing Director of Allister Redlands Pty Ltd and Lead Consultant, APAC for the NeuroLeadership Institute. Karin holds a Bachelor of Business (UTS); a Master of Public Policy (Sydney); a Master of Arts (MGSM); and is a Graduate member of AICD.
Period of Appointment: 1 year to June 2019
Non-Executive ‘Elected’ DirectorTrevor’s professional memberships include: Fellow – Certified Practicing Accountants; Fellow and Life Member – Australian Health Services Financial Management Association (AHSFMA); and Member – Australasian Mutuals Institute. Trevor was the President of AHSFMA from 2001–2003 and also held various Association Committee positions between 1994– 2006.
Period of Appointment: 4 years to 2019 AGM
Gregory HammondNon-Executive 'Appointed' Director
Greg has over 30 years’ experience as a lawyer specialising in banking, capital markets and the governance, supervision and regulation of Australia’s financial system. He advised mutual financial institutions on governance, treasury and capital issues for many years.
Period of Appointment: 1 year to December 2019
Elected DirectorPeter is a highly qualified and experienced finance professional and has held a number of senior executive roles at AMP. He was responsible for the development of AMP’s funds management exposure to the Industry Super Funds, growing funds under management to over one billion dollars. He was the Managing Director of Cobalt Solutions, the AMP subsidiary responsible for the run-off of AMP’s reinsurance subsidiary that it acquired as a result of the purchase of GIO. At the time this was one of the largest run-off portfolios in the world. Peter joined the Board of AMP
Period of Appointment: 3 years to AGM 2019
Period of Appointment: 1 year to 1 September 2019