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    Michael (Mick) J. O'Brien
    Managing Director

    Michael (Mick) J. O'Brien FIAA, CFA, GAICD
    Appointed Director in July 2014; appointed Executive Director in April 2016; appointed Managing Director in July 2016.

    Mr O’Brien was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia in 1989 and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He was formerly CEO and Director of Invesco Australia Limited, Director of Alliance Capital Management Australia and Chief Investment Officer of AXA Australia and New Zealand, where he was also a Director of AXA’s Responsible Entities and RSE Licensees.

    With a career spanning 37 years in both retail and institutional markets, Mr O’Brien brings to the Board wealth management experience in superannuation, investment management, insurance and advice. He is a Director on a number of the Group’s subsidiaries.

    Mr O’Brien is a member of the Board Risk Committee.

    Joined April 2016

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    Philip Gentry
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

    Philip Gentry BSC,, MBA, GAICD

    Mr Gentry has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership positions within financial services, property, agribusiness, international trade, commodities and logistics.

    Mr Gentry’s previous roles have included Managing Director of Agrium Asia Pacific, CFO of AWB. He has also, held a variety of senior roles at ANZ Bank ranging from Corporate Banking, Strategic Development and Investor Relations to Global Head of Commodity and Trade Finance.

    Mr Gentry received an MBA from IMD in Switzerland in 1991 and completed the Stanford Executive Program in 2010. He is a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science from the University of NSW.

    Joined January 2016

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    Ian Westley
    Executive General Manager, Private Clients

    Ian Westley BAgrSc, DipFinServ

    Ian Westley has more than 25 years' business development and sales experience in Australia and the United Kingdom, across a range of different industries. Ian is responsible for managing the Trustee and Wealth Services' private clients business. Ian holds a Bachelor of Agriculture Science degree from The University of Melbourne and a Diploma of Financial Services.

    Joined  May 2007

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    Jodi Kennedy
    General Manager, Philanthropy and Community Trustee Services

    Jodi Kennedy BBus/BArts (Swinburne) AAICD

    Leading a diverse team of philanthropy specialists, Jodi is responsible for over 700 Charitable Trusts & Foundations, with total philanthropic assets under management of almost $3bn. Across this portfolio Jodi and team focus on delivering funding toward initiatives that demonstrate positive social impact and partnership with the community. As a large scale funder, distributing approximately $100m to social causes every year, Jodi is passionate about growing structured philanthropy within Australia.  

    Joined August 2022