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    Michael (Mick) J. O'Brien
    Managing Director

    Michael (Mick) J. O'Brien FIAA, CFA, GAICD

    Mick is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

     

    He is a non-executive director of Templeton Global Growth Fund Limited.

     

    Mick has broad wealth management experience in superannuation, investment management, insurance and advice, spanning over 30 years in both retail and institutional markets. Mick was formerly CEO and director of Invesco Australia Limited, director of Franklin Global Property 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 Regulated Superannuation Entities.


    Joined April 2016

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    Philip Gentry
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

    Philip Gentry B.Sc, MBA

    Philip Gentry has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership positions within financial services, property, agribusiness, international trade, commodities and logistics, arriving at the Company in January 2016 from Grocon, where he was CFO from 2013. Previously, Mr Gentry held positions including Managing Director of Agrium Asia Pacific, CFO of AWB and a number of leadership positions at ANZ Bank in the areas of corporate banking, international trade finance and investor relations. In addition to his other qualifications, Mr Gentry is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.

    Joined January 2016


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    Russell Beasley
    Executive General Manager, Corporate Trustee Services

    Russell Beasley Dip Fin Mkts, SA Fin

    Russell has overall responsibility for the operational compliance of all Responsible Entity and Corporate Trustee relationships within Australia. He joined Equity Trustees as Senior Relationship and Product Manager in February 2005.  Subsequent appointments within Equity Trustees have included National Manager, Corporate Fiduciary Services and Head of Fund Services Australia. Russell also acted in the capacity of Chief Risk Officer for Equity Trustees for a period of 9 months to February 2019.
     
    Russell has more than 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry, holding senior positions within funds management and retail banking. Previous roles include: Communication Manager, MLC Investment Management; Portfolio Manager, National Australia Funds Management; Senior Manager Operations, County Investment Management; and various retail banking appointments within National Australia Bank. 

    Joined February 2005