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 Meet our global senior executives

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT
Stuart Irving

Stuart Irving was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of the Computershare Group in July 2014. Prior to this, Stuart was Computershare’s Chief Information Officer where he had responsibility for leading all aspects of Computershare's global information technology infrastructure and line-of-business application management, including the Information Security function. Before joining Computershare in 1998, Stuart held a number of roles at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mark Davis

Mark Davis was appointed Chief Financial Officer in July 2013 and has responsibility for all of Computershare's finance functions globally. Before taking this role, Mark co-led the integration of the Shareowner Services business acquired from the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation in 2011. Prior to this, Mark held a variety of senior positions within the Computershare group including line responsibility for all of Computershare's businesses in the Australasian region. Mark joined the Computershare group in 2001.

CHIEF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Francis Catterall

Francis Catterall was appointed as Computershare’s Chief Corporate Development Officer in late 2016, and is responsible for the Group's Corporate Development and M&A functions. Before joining Computershare, he worked for almost two decades in strategy and M&A roles, with experience across a variety of sectors, including government, technology, finance, consumer products, regulated businesses and infrastructure. Francis has also worked in investor relations and tax advisory roles.

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Mark McDougall

Mark McDougall worked as a management consultant and held various roles within Financial Services companies before joining Computershare in 2009 as Global CTO. Mark also managed the Global Development Group, responsible for line of business application governance, development and innovation. He became Global CIO in 2014 and is responsible for leading all aspects of Computershare's global information technology infrastructure and line-of-business application management.

CHIEF OF STAFF
Peter Belval

Peter Belval was appointed Chief of Staff in September 2014 and is responsible for managing Computershare’s Office of the CEO and driving several of Computershare’s global strategic initiatives. Before assuming this role, Peter led a number of key projects for Computershare as a Senior Manager in Computershare’s technology group. Peter joined Computershare in 2005 as part of the acquisition of EquiServe where he held several executive finance roles.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR, COMPUTERSHARE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Scott Cameron

Scott Cameron was a Partner at Ernst & Young prior to joining Computershare in 2005. Prior to his appointment in 2011 as Group Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand, Scott was Chief Financial Officer for Computershare's Australasian and Asian regions. Scott is responsible for the company's businesses in Australia and New Zealand.

CHIEF AUDIT EXECUTIVE
Samantha Coggins-Thompson

Samantha Coggins-Thompson was appointed Chief Audit Executive late 2016 and is responsible for Computershare’s global internal audit function, including Client Engagement and External Audit Services. Prior to joining Computershare, Samantha held Internal Audit and Regulatory Compliance roles with Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and most recently GE Capital. Her career spans three decades in banking, covering consumer, commercial, corporate, wealth management and stockbroking.

PRESIDENT, GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKETS
Paul Conn

Paul Conn started his international financial markets career at the London Stock Exchange in 1979. He joined the Australian Stock Exchange in 1989, holding a number of senior roles including the Head of New Business Development. Paul joined Computershare in 1998, relocated to New York in 2001 and was appointed President of Computershare's Global Capital Markets Group in 2006.

GROUP REGIONAL DIRECTOR, COMPUTERSHARE CONTINENTAL EUROPE
Steffen Herfurth

Steffen Herfurth held senior international marketing and sales roles in Europe and Asia for companies such as Siemens before being appointed Managing Director at emagine, a subsidiary of GFT Technologies. He joined Computershare in 2007. Steffen is responsible for Computershare's businesses in Germany, Scandinavia, Russia and Italy.

GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY AND CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL - ASIA PACIFIC
Dominic Horsley

Dominic joined Computershare in 2006, having previously worked for one of Asia Pacific's leading law firms and at an Australian based software and services supplier. Dominic is the Group Company Secretary, and is also responsible for the provision of legal and compliance services for Computershare's operations in Australia and New Zealand.

DIRECTOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Lucy Newcombe

Lucy Newcombe is a BBC-trained journalist who took her skills to technology company Plantronics in a public relations and marketing role across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She joined Computershare in 2005 as Marketing Director for the EMEA region and was appointed Director Corporate Communications in 2010. Lucy is responsible for building Computershare's global brand and also heads up Corporate Responsibility initiatives for the company.

PRESIDENT, COMPUTERSHARE USA
Steve Rothbloom

Steven Rothbloom joined Harris Bank in 1986 and was appointed Executive Vice President in 1998. Following Computershare's acquisition of Harris Bank in 2000, Steven joined the North American executive team. He was appointed as President of Computershare USA in 2000 and during his tenure so far has overseen significant growth in the company's USA business.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMPUTERSHARE UNITED KINGDOM, CHANNEL ISLANDS, IRELAND AND AFRICA
Naz Sarkar

Naz Sarkar worked with Lloyds Registrars for more than 15 years before he joined Computershare in 2005. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Computershare's UCIA region businesses in 2010. Naz is responsible for the management and development of all UCIA customer-facing relationships and Georgeson's European proxy solicitation operations.

PRESIDENT, COMPUTERSHARE CANADA
Stuart Swartz

Prior to joining Computershare as legal counsel in 2001, Stuart held roles as counsel for the Newcourt Credit Group and Associate General Counsel at PSINet Limited. In 2004, he was appointed Senior Vice President of Computershare’s Corporate Trust Business, working on large domestic and global transactions and growing the business significantly during his 10 years in charge. Stuart was appointed as President and CEO of Computershare Canada in 2014.

CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY AND RISK OFFICER
Craig Thomas

Craig Thomas was appointed Computershare’s Chief Information Security and Risk Officer in 2014. Prior to this Craig was the Computershare’s Chief Information Security Officer where he had responsibilities for leading the Global Information Security Group. Before joining Computershare in 2012, Craig was the Global Head of IT Security at the Royal Bank of Scotland and has held senior security position within other financial and public organisations.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMPUTERSHARE ASIA
James Wong

James Wong leads Computershare's business lines in North Asia and is also Chief Executive Officer of Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited. James worked in HSBC's corporate and retail banking arms for 25 years and was in charge of its securities services business in Hong Kong and China before joining Computershare in 2005. James is a professional accountant by training, and has extensive involvement in regulation and securities market development in Hong Kong and China.