EQT Holdings Limited (ASX: EQT) today announced the appointment of Catherine Robson as a non-executive director to its Board.
“Ms Robson has an impressive mix of business experience, high level legal and financial qualifications and a demonstrated commitment to governance in innovative commercial and not-for-profit organisations,” said Chairman the Hon. Jeff Kennett AC.
Ms Robson’s appointment is effective from 15 February 2020.
“We are very fortunate that Ms Robson’s experience is combined with an excellent understanding of the Equity Trustees business and our development over the past five years through her work with a number of our Boards and committees,” said Mr Kennett.
Ms Robson was previously a member of the Equity Trustees Superannuation Limited Board (since 2014) and is a member of both the EQT Board Risk Committee and the Board Remuneration, Human Resources and Nominations Committee.
After beginning her career with Macquarie Bank, Ms Robson moved to NAB Private Wealth where she spent 11 years as a senior advisor before founding the successful financial service business Affinity Private. She has earned industry awards for her commitment to excellence in the provision of advice, she writes regularly in media outlets, including The Age / Sydney Morning Herald and Money Management, and hosts the women’s leadership podcast ‘Success Stories’.
Ms Robson’s other Board appointments include SCALE Investors, which invests seed capital in exceptional gender diverse start-ups, and she is chair of portfolio company TalkiPlay. She is a member of the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Advocacy & Support Committee, Cancer Council Victoria’s Investment Committee and is a member of the Korowa Anglican Girls’ School Council.
“On behalf of the Board, I congratulate Ms Robson on her appointment. We all look forward to continuing working with her,” Mr Kennett concluded.
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Equity Trustees was established in 1888 to provide independent and impartial trustee and executor services to help families throughout Australia protect their wealth. As Australia’s leading specialist trustee company, Equity Trustees offers a diverse range of services to individuals, families and corporate clients including asset management, estate planning, philanthropic services and responsible entity services for external fund managers. Equity Trustees is the brand name of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615) and its subsidiary companies. EQT Holdings Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT) and has offices in Melbourne, Bendigo, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and London.