Board Chair & Chair of Governance, Nominations & Remuneration Committee
Non-Executive 'Elected' Director
Julian was elected to the Board of G&C Mutual Bank in 2002 and has been Chair of the Board since July 2011. Julian has chaired the Board’s former Information Technology Committee and is currently Chair of the Governance, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. Julian is also a member of the Australasian Mutuals Institute.
For the past 20 years Julian has been employed by the Community and Public Sector Union – SPSF Group in Victoria as the Manager of Media and Communication Services. Prior to 1994 Julian held several media strategy and communication roles, including with the CPSU SPSF Federal Office, the Australian Services Union and the Office of the Leader of the Parliamentary Labor Party in Victoria.
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
Chair 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’ Director
Trevor’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.
Trevor is an experienced Chief Financial Officer and currently provides contract services to the following organisations: Mental Health Professionals Network Ltd; MAS Allstruct Pty Ltd and group of companies; Melbourne Dental Group and the Weenthunga Health Network Ltd. Trevor has previously held financial management and accounting roles with Make-a-Wish Foundation of Australia; the National Youth Mental Health Foundation (headspace); Northern Health (Victoria); the Kingston Centre; North Western HealthCare Network and Australia Zoo.
Period of Appointment: 4 years to 2019 AGM
Non-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.
He was a partner of King & Wood Mallesons (and its predecessor firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques) for over 27 years, and since retiring from the firm in 2014 has taken up a number of roles in academia, the banking and finance sector, charities and not-for-profit organisations.
He served on the governing board of Mallesons Stephen Jaques and the firm’s audit committee, and has over 20 years’ experience on the boards of not-for-profit organisations. His current roles include being an Adjunct Fellow with the Applied Finance Centre at Macquarie University, chair of Anglicare Sydney and the Australian College of Theology, a director of Opportunity International and a member of the Glebe Administration Board (the trustee of the Diocesan Endowment for the Anglican Diocese of Sydney).
Period of Appointment: 1 year to December 2019
Peter 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
Credit Union (Quay Credit Union) in early 2008 and was the Chair from December 2014 up until the merger with G&C Mutual Bank.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Economics, is a Certified Practising Accountant, a Fellow of the Finance Institute of Australia, a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Australian Mutuals Institute.
Period of Appointment: 3 years to AGM 2019