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 Meet our directors

CHAIRMAN
Simon David Jones

Term of Office:
Simon Jones was appointed to the Board in November 2005 as a Non-executive Director and as Chairman in 2015. Simon was last re-elected in 2019.

Skills and Experience:
Simon is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in investment advisory, valuations, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, audit and venture capital. Simon was previously a former Managing Director of N.M. Rothschild and Sons (Australia) and Head of Audit and Business Advisory (Australia & New Zealand) and Corporate Finance (Melbourne) at Arthur Andersen.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Director of Canterbury Partners
Chairman of Advisory Board of MAB Corporation Pty Ltd

Board Committee Memberships:
Member of the Risk and Audit Committee
Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Member of the People and Culture Committee

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT
Stuart Irving

Term of Office:
Stuart Irving was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of the Computershare Group in July 2014. He joined Computershare in 1998.

Skills and Experience:
Stuart held a number of roles at The Royal Bank of Scotland before joining Computershare in 1998 as Development Manager in the UK. Stuart worked in South Africa, Canada and the US before becoming CIO for North America in 2005 and then Computershare Group's CIO in 2008.

Independent:
No

Board Committee Memberships:
Member of the Nomination Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Abigail Cleland

Term of Office:
Abi Cleland was appointed as a Non-executive Director in February 2018. She was last re-elected by shareholders in November 2020.

Skills and Experience:
Abi has extensive global experience in strategy, M&A, digital and business growth. Abi has held senior executive roles in the industrial, retail, agriculture and financial services sectors at companies including ANZ, Amcor, Incitec Pivot, Caltex after starting her career at BHP. Abi also set up and ran an advisory and management business, Absolute Partners which focused on strategy, M&A and building businesses leveraging disruptive changes.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Non-executive Director of Orora Limited
Non-executive Director of Coles Group Limited
Non-executive Director of Sydney Airport Limited

Board Committee Memberships:
Member of the Nomination Committee
Member of the People and Culture Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Tiffany Fuller

Term of Office:
Tiffany Fuller was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2014. She was last re-elected in 2019.

Skills and Experience:
Tiffany is an experienced public company non-executive director with broad experience in chartered accounting, corporate finance, investment banking, funds management and management consulting in Australia and globally.

Tiffany’s skills include finance and accounting, strategy, M&A, risk and governance. Her career includes roles at Arthur Andersen and Rothschild and spans multiple industry sectors including financial services, technology, retail, resources and telecommunications.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Non-executive Director of Washington H. Soul Pattinson Limited
Non-executive Director of Australian Venue Co
Non-Executive Director of Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation

Board Committee Memberships:
Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Lisa Gay

Term of Office:
Lisa Gay was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in February 2018. She was last re-elected in November 2021.

Skills and Experience:
Lisa is a highly regarded business leader with extensive financial services experience in funds management, investment banking, and stockbroking. She was formerly Chair of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission's Markets Disciplinary Panel and Deputy Chair of the Indigenous Land Corporation. From 1990-2010 Lisa was general counsel and managing director of the Goldman Sachs Group Australia.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Non-executive Director of Victoria Funds Management Corporation
Non-executive Director of Koda Capital
Member of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria

Board Committee Memberships:
Chair of the People and Culture Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
John Nendick

Term of Office:
John Nendick was appointed to the Board on 21st September 2021 as an additional Non-executive Director, and was elected by shareholders in November 2021.

Skills and Experience:
John Nendick is a senior finance executive who is an expert in new business models, global financial, accounting and audit matters, transactions and technology and Technology, Media and Telecomm (TMT) trends globally. He was, until recently, the Deputy Global Leader of EY’s TMT business and also served on EY’s Global Practice Group. John is based in California.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Member of Advisory Board of Eved LLC
Vice Chair, Financial Advisory Committee of City of Palos Verdes
Member, Business Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Kings

Board Committee Memberships:
Member of the Risk and Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr Paul Reynolds

Term of office:
Dr Paul Reynolds was appointed as a Non-executive Director in October 2018. He was last re-elected in November 2021.

Qualifications:
BA, PhD

Skills and experience:
Paul Reynolds has gained extensive leadership skills from his previous experience in CEO and Chairman positions with complex, large-scale infrastructure enterprises. He was a member of the board at British Telecom from 2001-2007 and CEO of one of its largest businesses, BT Wholesale, where he led the network, global technology and many of its biggest transformation programs. From 2007-2012, Paul was CEO of Telecom New Zealand, during the world’s first structural separation into independent retail and network companies. Paul is based in the UK.

Other directorships and offices:
Non-Executive Chairman of 9 Spokes Limited
Non-Executive Chairman of STV Group plc
Non-Executive Director of TalkTalk Telecom Group Limited

Board committee membership:
Member of the Nomination Committee
Member of the Risk and Audit Committee

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Joseph Velli

Term of Office:
Joe Velli was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2014. He was last re-elected in 2020.

Skills and Experience:
Joe is a retired financial services and technology executive with extensive securities servicing, M&A and public board experience. For most of his career, Mr Velli served as a Senior Executive Vice President of The Bank of New York and as a member of the Bank's Senior Policy Committee. During his 22-year tenure with the Bank, Mr Velli's responsibilities included heading Global Issuer Services, Global Custody and related Investor Services, Global Liquidity Services, Pension and 401k Services, Consumer and Retail Banking, Correspondent Clearing and Securities Services. Most recently Mr Velli served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Convergex Group, and previously served on the public boards of E*Trade Financial Corporation and American Management Systems, inc.

Independent:
Yes

Other Directorships and Offices:
Non-executive Director of Paychex, Inc.
Non-executive Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Board Committee Memberships:
Member of the People and Culture Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee