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CEO and Managing Director

Yasser El-Ansary F FIN

Yasser El-Ansary F FIN

Yasser was appointed FINSIA Chief Executive & Managing Director in April 2022.

Previously, he was Chief Executive of Australian Investment Council from November 2013 to April 2022 where he was responsible for leading the strategic direction of the organisation’s work in representing the private capital investment industry in Australia.

Prior to joining Australian Investment Council, Yasser was the General Manager of Policy and Advocacy for Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

He has more than 20 years’ experience as a business adviser and public policy expert, through his previous roles with PwC, Rio Tinto, Frasers Property Australia, as well as the Department of Treasury in Canberra.

Yasser is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and a Master of Taxation Law from University of New South Wales.

In April 2016, Yasser was appointed by the Federal Government to the Medical Research Future Fund Advisory Board where he advises on the strategy and priorities for medical health research funding from the $20B fund.

Yasser was appointed FINSIA Chief Executive & Managing Director in April 2022.

Previously, he was Chief Executive of Australian Investment Council from November 2013 to April 2022 where he was responsible for leading the strategic direction of the organisation’s work in representing the private capital investment industry in Australia.

Prior to joining Australian Investment Council, Yasser was the General Manager of Policy and Advocacy for Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

He has more than 20 years’ experience as a business adviser and public policy expert, through his previous roles with PwC, Rio Tinto, Frasers Property Australia, as well as the Department of Treasury in Canberra.

Yasser is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and a Master of Taxation Law from University of New South Wales.

In April 2016, Yasser was appointed by the Federal Government to the Medical Research Future Fund Advisory Board where he advises on the strategy and priorities for medical health research funding from the $20B fund.

FINSIA Board

Victoria Weekes

Victoria Weekes

  • Chartered Banker SF FIN
  • BCOMM LLB FAICD
  • PRESIDENT | Appointed 30 July 2019
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed March 2013
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management & Compliance Committee Member, Board Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Nominations & Remuneration Committee Member, NSW Regional Council Member, Women in FINSIA Committee

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Grant Cairns

Grant Cairns

  • Chartered Banker F FIN
  • B Comm M App Fin CA
  • Vice President
  • Appointed 20 April 2020

Grant is the Executive General Manger, Business Lending at Commonwealth Bank of Australia with more than 20 years’ experience in business banking.

Grant led the Regional and Agribusiness Banking team for five years and was recently appointed to his new role in Business Lending. He has been with the Commonwealth Bank since 2005 leading product, operations and relationship teams in business banking. Prior to joining Commonwealth Bank, Grant was a General Manager with McCarroll Automotive Group and prior to that was a Senior Accountant at KPMG.

He is also a Director of the Australian Business Growth Fund (AGBF) and is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Banker. He has also been a member of the CEO Circle since 2012.

Grant Cairns joined the FINSIA Board in early June 2019 and then was appointed as Vice President to the FINSIA Board in April 2020.

Grant is the Executive General Manger, Business Lending at Commonwealth Bank of Australia with more than 20 years’ experience in business banking.

Grant led the Regional and Agribusiness Banking team for five years and was recently appointed to his new role in Business Lending. He has been with the Commonwealth Bank since 2005 leading product, operations and relationship teams in business banking. Prior to joining Commonwealth Bank, Grant was a General Manager with McCarroll Automotive Group and prior to that was a Senior Accountant at KPMG.

He is also a Director of the Australian Business Growth Fund (AGBF) and is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Banker. He has also been a member of the CEO Circle since 2012.

Grant Cairns joined the FINSIA Board in early June 2019 and then was appointed as Vice President to the FINSIA Board in April 2020.

Cameron Fuller

Cameron Fuller

  • Chartered Banker F FIN
  • B.Comm CA GAICD
  • DIRECTOR
  • Appointed 29 May 2019
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
  • Member, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

Alan Bardwell

Alan Bardwell

  • SF FIN CA GAICD
  • DIRECTOR | Appointed 8 February 2019
  • Chair, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

Alan is a senior finance, risk and audit executive, with 40 years Australian and global experience in the banking, finance and securities Industry. This includes 16 years at Citigroup and 10 years with the Australian Securities Exchange until 2017 where he served as Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Risk Officer. Since 2017, Alan has developed a non-executive director career and, as well as FINSIA, currently serves on the boards of Australian Military Bank and Clearview Life Nominees Limited (a superannuation trustee), and as Chair of Ku-ring-gai Financial Services Limited. Until November 2021 he was Chair of rt Health Limited (a private Health Insurer).

Alan is also a consultant to advisory group The Risk Board and Chair of the Market Supervision and Compliance Committee that advises the Board of the Sydney Stock Exchange.

Alan is a senior finance, risk and audit executive, with 40 years Australian and global experience in the banking, finance and securities Industry. This includes 16 years at Citigroup and 10 years with the Australian Securities Exchange until 2017 where he served as Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Risk Officer. Since 2017, Alan has developed a non-executive director career and, as well as FINSIA, currently serves on the boards of Australian Military Bank and Clearview Life Nominees Limited (a superannuation trustee), and as Chair of Ku-ring-gai Financial Services Limited. Until November 2021 he was Chair of rt Health Limited (a private Health Insurer).

Alan is also a consultant to advisory group The Risk Board and Chair of the Market Supervision and Compliance Committee that advises the Board of the Sydney Stock Exchange.

Professor Robina Xavier

Professor Robina Xavier

  • SF FIN MBUS(RES) PHD GAICD FPRIA
  • DIRECTOR | Appointed June 2017
  • Member, Board Advisory Committee

Robina is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Education) of QUT. Before her appointment to her current position she was the Executive Dean of the QUT Business School.

Robina is a Director of QUT Advisory Board, QUT Enterprise Holdings, The Brisbane Business School Pty Ltd and the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robina has sat on several association/ government/NGO advisory groups and has significant membership body experience as a former National President of the Australian peak industry body, the Public Relations Institute of Australia. She sits on the EQUIS Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development in Brussels

Robina is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Education) of QUT. Before her appointment to her current position she was the Executive Dean of the QUT Business School.

Robina is a Director of QUT Advisory Board, QUT Enterprise Holdings, The Brisbane Business School Pty Ltd and the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robina has sat on several association/ government/NGO advisory groups and has significant membership body experience as a former National President of the Australian peak industry body, the Public Relations Institute of Australia. She sits on the EQUIS Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development in Brussels

Helen Lorigan

Helen Lorigan

  • SF FIN BCOMM GAICD
  • DIRECTOR | Appointed 8 February 2019
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
  • Member, Board Advisory Committee
  • Member, Diversity Advisory Council

Helen is a Managing Partner and Head of the Wealth Sector with Sapien Ventures, a global venture capital firm and is involved in raising capital for investing in online marketplaces and in fintech, Blockchain and SaaS enterprise software companies.

In October 2017, Helen was appointed as Director to the Board of CPA Australia and from 2020 – 2021 served as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of the SP Jain School of Global Management. In October 2021, Helen was also appointed as Director to the Board of Nimble Australia Pty Ltd.

Helen has served as a Director of FINSIA since February 2019.

Helen has held roles from Chief Executive Officer, Elders Financial Planning and General Manager, Elders Wealth Management to Executive General Management roles at the ANZ Group which included Head of Wealth Strategy and Head of Channel and Segment Marketing. Prior to ANZ, Helen was Chief Manager and Senior Executive, Managed Funds at CBA and General Manager, Superannuation at MLC.

Helen is a Managing Partner and Head of the Wealth Sector with Sapien Ventures, a global venture capital firm and is involved in raising capital for investing in online marketplaces and in fintech, Blockchain and SaaS enterprise software companies.

In October 2017, Helen was appointed as Director to the Board of CPA Australia and from 2020 – 2021 served as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of the SP Jain School of Global Management. In October 2021, Helen was also appointed as Director to the Board of Nimble Australia Pty Ltd.

Helen has served as a Director of FINSIA since February 2019.

Helen has held roles from Chief Executive Officer, Elders Financial Planning and General Manager, Elders Wealth Management to Executive General Management roles at the ANZ Group which included Head of Wealth Strategy and Head of Channel and Segment Marketing. Prior to ANZ, Helen was Chief Manager and Senior Executive, Managed Funds at CBA and General Manager, Superannuation at MLC.

David Cox

David Cox

  • F FIN
  • B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) F FIN
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed 28 May 2020
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

David has more than 20 years’ experience in Australia, New York and the Middle East. David has a strong knowledge of the financial services sector, having worked with a broad cross section of the industry, including banks, brokers, exchanges, fintechs, leasing companies, payment providers, private equity and non-bank financiers.

He is also a recognised regulatory expert, having advised a range of local and international banks.

David has previously served as a member of the Consumer Finance Advisory Group and as Chair of the Institutional Markets Council.

David has more than 20 years’ experience in Australia, New York and the Middle East. David has a strong knowledge of the financial services sector, having worked with a broad cross section of the industry, including banks, brokers, exchanges, fintechs, leasing companies, payment providers, private equity and non-bank financiers.

He is also a recognised regulatory expert, having advised a range of local and international banks.

David has previously served as a member of the Consumer Finance Advisory Group and as Chair of the Institutional Markets Council.

Carolyn Kidd

Carolyn Kidd

  • F FIN
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed June 2021

Carolyn Kidd is the Chief Risk Officer for Westpac New Zealand and an experienced Financial Services Leader with a strong track-record in transformation change, including leading culture and regulatory programmes.

With more than 30 years’ experience in the sector in New Zealand and Australia, she is passionate about risk management as a key enabler for strategic success and providing the best outcomes for customers, communities and stakeholders.

She holds a BA from the University of Auckland and a Diploma of Banking from Massey University.

Carolyn Kidd is the Chief Risk Officer for Westpac New Zealand and an experienced Financial Services Leader with a strong track-record in transformation change, including leading culture and regulatory programmes.

With more than 30 years’ experience in the sector in New Zealand and Australia, she is passionate about risk management as a key enabler for strategic success and providing the best outcomes for customers, communities and stakeholders.

She holds a BA from the University of Auckland and a Diploma of Banking from Massey University.

Andrew McNeil

Andrew McNeil

  • SF FIN BA MIB FGIA FCG
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed June 2021

Andrew McNeil is a 20-year FINSIA member and has over 30 years of diversified financial services experience and 20 years of investment management experience throughout Australia and the United States.

He is founder of the Yarmouth group of companies and provides corporate advice to middle market financial markets participants including AFSL holders and ASX-listed companies. His clients include investment managers, fintech and proptech companies.

He holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia and is a former lecturer for the FINSIA Master of Applied Finance degree across real estate, investment management, strategic management and structuring financial products.

He is a foundation corporate partner of the GWS Giants and in his spare time Andrew is a rowing coach and volunteer surf lifesaver and coached rowing internationally on the US, Norwegian and Swiss national teams.

Andrew McNeil is a 20-year FINSIA member and has over 30 years of diversified financial services experience and 20 years of investment management experience throughout Australia and the United States.

He is founder of the Yarmouth group of companies and provides corporate advice to middle market financial markets participants including AFSL holders and ASX-listed companies. His clients include investment managers, fintech and proptech companies.

He holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia and is a former lecturer for the FINSIA Master of Applied Finance degree across real estate, investment management, strategic management and structuring financial products.

He is a foundation corporate partner of the GWS Giants and in his spare time Andrew is a rowing coach and volunteer surf lifesaver and coached rowing internationally on the US, Norwegian and Swiss national teams.

Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

Alan Bardwell

Alan Bardwell

  • SF FIN CA GAICD
  • DIRECTOR | Appointed 8 February 2019
  • Chair, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

Alan is a senior finance, risk and audit executive, with 40 years Australian and global experience in the banking, finance and securities Industry. This includes 16 years at Citigroup and 10 years with the Australian Securities Exchange until 2017 where he served as Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Risk Officer. Since 2017, Alan has developed a non-executive director career and, as well as FINSIA, currently serves on the boards of Australian Military Bank and Clearview Life Nominees Limited (a superannuation trustee), and as Chair of Ku-ring-gai Financial Services Limited. Until November 2021 he was Chair of rt Health Limited (a private Health Insurer).

Alan is also a consultant to advisory group The Risk Board and Chair of the Market Supervision and Compliance Committee that advises the Board of the Sydney Stock Exchange.

Alan is a senior finance, risk and audit executive, with 40 years Australian and global experience in the banking, finance and securities Industry. This includes 16 years at Citigroup and 10 years with the Australian Securities Exchange until 2017 where he served as Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Risk Officer. Since 2017, Alan has developed a non-executive director career and, as well as FINSIA, currently serves on the boards of Australian Military Bank and Clearview Life Nominees Limited (a superannuation trustee), and as Chair of Ku-ring-gai Financial Services Limited. Until November 2021 he was Chair of rt Health Limited (a private Health Insurer).

Alan is also a consultant to advisory group The Risk Board and Chair of the Market Supervision and Compliance Committee that advises the Board of the Sydney Stock Exchange.

David Cox

David Cox

  • F FIN
  • B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) F FIN
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed 28 May 2020
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

David has more than 20 years’ experience in Australia, New York and the Middle East. David has a strong knowledge of the financial services sector, having worked with a broad cross section of the industry, including banks, brokers, exchanges, fintechs, leasing companies, payment providers, private equity and non-bank financiers.

He is also a recognised regulatory expert, having advised a range of local and international banks.

David has previously served as a member of the Consumer Finance Advisory Group and as Chair of the Institutional Markets Council.

David has more than 20 years’ experience in Australia, New York and the Middle East. David has a strong knowledge of the financial services sector, having worked with a broad cross section of the industry, including banks, brokers, exchanges, fintechs, leasing companies, payment providers, private equity and non-bank financiers.

He is also a recognised regulatory expert, having advised a range of local and international banks.

David has previously served as a member of the Consumer Finance Advisory Group and as Chair of the Institutional Markets Council.

Victoria Weekes

Victoria Weekes

  • Chartered Banker SF FIN
  • BCOMM LLB FAICD
  • PRESIDENT | Appointed 30 July 2019
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed March 2013
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management & Compliance Committee Member, Board Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Nominations & Remuneration Committee Member, NSW Regional Council Member, Women in FINSIA Committee

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Cameron Fuller

Cameron Fuller

  • Chartered Banker F FIN
  • B.Comm CA GAICD
  • DIRECTOR
  • Appointed 29 May 2019
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
  • Member, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

Helen Lorigan

Helen Lorigan

  • SF FIN BCOMM GAICD
  • DIRECTOR | Appointed 8 February 2019
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
  • Member, Board Advisory Committee
  • Member, Diversity Advisory Council

Helen is a Managing Partner and Head of the Wealth Sector with Sapien Ventures, a global venture capital firm and is involved in raising capital for investing in online marketplaces and in fintech, Blockchain and SaaS enterprise software companies.

In October 2017, Helen was appointed as Director to the Board of CPA Australia and from 2020 – 2021 served as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of the SP Jain School of Global Management. In October 2021, Helen was also appointed as Director to the Board of Nimble Australia Pty Ltd.

Helen has served as a Director of FINSIA since February 2019.

Helen has held roles from Chief Executive Officer, Elders Financial Planning and General Manager, Elders Wealth Management to Executive General Management roles at the ANZ Group which included Head of Wealth Strategy and Head of Channel and Segment Marketing. Prior to ANZ, Helen was Chief Manager and Senior Executive, Managed Funds at CBA and General Manager, Superannuation at MLC.

Helen is a Managing Partner and Head of the Wealth Sector with Sapien Ventures, a global venture capital firm and is involved in raising capital for investing in online marketplaces and in fintech, Blockchain and SaaS enterprise software companies.

In October 2017, Helen was appointed as Director to the Board of CPA Australia and from 2020 – 2021 served as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of the SP Jain School of Global Management. In October 2021, Helen was also appointed as Director to the Board of Nimble Australia Pty Ltd.

Helen has served as a Director of FINSIA since February 2019.

Helen has held roles from Chief Executive Officer, Elders Financial Planning and General Manager, Elders Wealth Management to Executive General Management roles at the ANZ Group which included Head of Wealth Strategy and Head of Channel and Segment Marketing. Prior to ANZ, Helen was Chief Manager and Senior Executive, Managed Funds at CBA and General Manager, Superannuation at MLC.

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Victoria Weekes

Victoria Weekes

  • Chartered Banker SF FIN
  • BCOMM LLB FAICD
  • PRESIDENT | Appointed 30 July 2019
  • BOARD MEMBER | Appointed March 2013
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management & Compliance Committee Member, Board Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Nominations & Remuneration Committee Member, NSW Regional Council Member, Women in FINSIA Committee

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Victoria is a professional non-executive director with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the financial services sector and 10 years as a non-executive director.

Victoria was appointed as a non-executive director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) in February 2022 and is a director of
Alcidion (ASX:ALC). Victoria is the immediate past Chair of $45bn Super Fund, OnePath Custodians and recently completed her 5-year term as Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit and Risk Committee. 
Victoria is Deputy Chair of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel and a member of the Council of the NSW State Library. Victoria was previously a non-executive director of ASX-listed URB Investments (ASX:URB), eTrade and ANZ Trustees.

During her executive career Victoria was a Managing Director at Citigroup Australia and an Executive General Manager at Westpac.
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and its predecessor organisation the Securities Institute since 1996 and is a former member of the NSW Regional Council and former Chair of the Women in FINSIA Committee.

Cameron Fuller

Cameron Fuller

  • Chartered Banker F FIN
  • B.Comm CA GAICD
  • DIRECTOR
  • Appointed 29 May 2019
  • Member, Audit, Finance, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
  • Member, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

Cameron is the Chief Financial Officer of Epworth HealthCare, the largest not-for-profit private hospital group in Victoria, which he joined in August 2020. Prior to this, Cameron was the Executive General Manager, Growth Sectors and Specialised Banking of National Australia Bank and was a member the Business and Private Bank (BandPB) Leadership Team, which he joined in October 2016. Cameron is a Director of Very Special Kids which he joined in November 2021.

Cameron commenced at NAB in April 2016 as General Manager, NAB Health. Prior to joining NAB, Cameron was a senior banker at ANZ Institutional for ten years where he led the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to ANZ, Cameron developed strong expertise in the health industry at Mayne Group, where he was for five years, as CFO of Mayne Pharma and as Head of Investor Relations for Mayne Group. Cameron also worked at PMP Limited, then Australia’s largest printing and magazine publishing business, for three years as Corporate Development Manager.

Cameron started his career with PwC, where he spent eight years. A Chartered Accountant, Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA. In 2020, Cameron completed the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

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