Michael Anderson BEc, FIAA, Grad Dip Christ Studies, MAICD
Prior to his appointment as Chairman, Michael led the AMP Capital Sustainable Equities team for 10 years; taking it from inception through to a $2bn business. Michael has more than 20 years experience working in investments, having held numerous leadership and institutional investment roles throughout his career.
He has also been spokesperson for AMP Capital on corporate governance matters. In 2011 he left his role at AMP Capital. Michael is currently a director on three not-for-profit boards and is an external member of two AMP Capital Investment Committees. He is an actuary and has also carried out theological study.
Andrew Gibbons B.App.Sc (Hons), LREA, JP
Andrew has been involved in the real estate industry since January 1986 and has experience in commercial, retail and industrial properties. He has held senior roles with Colliers International, the most senior being director prior to his departure in 2007.
He is a Licensed Real Estate Agent and has established his own private property consulting firm, which offers strategic property advice and assistance to entities ranging from private companies and not-for-profits to high net worth individuals. Andrew also contributes to the wider community via a number of charity events that he’s been helping organise since 1999.
Karin Hawkins B.Bus, M.A, M.PP, Dip Company Directors, AIM, GAICD
Karin has over 20 years experience in the financial services sector holding senior executive roles across a range of functions from strategy to risk management to sales in a variety of different types of organisations from regulators to mutuals to industry associations to the big four retail banks. Karin built an executive coaching and consulting practice specialising in leadership development and building high performance teams.
She has recently been appointed Executive Advisor for the Asia Pacific region at the Corporate Leadership Council where she advises ASX200 companies in applying the latest research on leadership and leveraging the power of people in business. Karin is a Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for SGE Credit Union Ltd and chairs the Board for Critical Stages Ltd (a not-for-profit theatre company).
John Collins B.Comm
John has extensive experience in Credit and Risk Management from a banking career spanning over 40 years both in Australia and internationally. He was responsible for the design and implementation of the credit risk management framework and strategy for a number of financial institutions. He is also familiar with risks arising from the treasury operations of a banking institution.
Prior to becoming Bank of New Zealand Australia’s Chief Manager – Credit in 1990, John held a number of senior positions internationally including Standard Bank of South Africa Limited and Citibank NA. In 1996, he joined Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, the Australian Government’s export credit agency, as Chief Credit Officer, a position he held until late 2009.
Paul Mazzola - M.AppFin., B.Com., FCPA, SA Fin.
Paul Mazzola is a lecturer in banking and finance in the Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong having served as its Associate Head of School Finance. Before he joined the University, Paul had a career in Banking, spanning over 20 years covering the Australian, European and Asian Pacific markets holding senior executive and regional management positions. Paul’s experience has involved corporate and investment banking, project and international trade finance, investment management and mergers and acquisitions. His research interests include banking and financial markets, risk management, and banking history. Paul has presented at domestic and international conferences and seminars and has a number of years’ experience in teaching and learning leadership roles with numerous teaching awards. Paul regularly contributes to a national radio program on money and finance and is frequently interviewed as an expert on banking by the media. In addition, Paul has consulted domestic and international organisations on strategy and organisational restructuring, has been a past State Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association of Australia and is a Fellow CPA and Senior Associate of FINSIA.
Christine Feldmanis - BComm, MAppFin, SFFINSIA, FAICD, CPA, AGIA, JP
Christine started her career in chartered accounting and then used that preliminary skill set to continue a career in investment banking for 30+ years. During that time she has spanned both the Government and private sectors working for firms including Elders Finance, Bankers Trust and NSW TCorp , and has run her own consulting business. Her last two executive roles were as CFO of TCorp, and as Managing Director of Treasury Group Investment Services – the wholly owned AFS licencee within the ASX listed specialist boutique funds management business Treasury Group. Areas of specialisation include investment management, finance, accounting and risk management, legal & regulatory compliance, business building and governance.
Christine is currently a director of Hunter Water Corporation, Perpetual Equities Investment Company Ltd and Netball NSW, also chairing the Audit and Risk Committees at each organisation. She is an independent member of the Audit & Risk Committee for a number of NSW government departments and also sits on a number of compliance committees for boutique funds management businesses.
Jason has over 30 years involvement in internal audit and technology governance across wide number of sectors including finance, technology and transportation sectors. He has held senior roles in organisations such as Westpac, Allianz, National Rail Corporation, Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton. His consulting practice covers areas such as corporate and technology governance, strategic procurement and probity, internal and technology audit in both the public and private sector. Jason facilitates courses for the Australian Institute of Company Directors and other programs internationally. He is a Director of Celtaxsys Aus Pty Ltd, N8 Medical Australia Pty Ltd, a Councillor of the Medical Council of NSW (and a member of the Conduct and Governance subcommittees).
He is the Independent Chair of the Audit and Risk Committees for Wyong Shire Council and Cessnock City Council and an Independent Member of the Woollahra Municipal Council. Jason is a Fellow and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Certified Fellow of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Certified in Risk Management Assurance (IIA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (ISACA), Certified Fraud Examiner, Senior Member and Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society and a Justice of the Peace in NSW.