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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 RISK OFFICER
Mike Anson

Mike Anson was appointed Chief Risk Officer in 2017 and is responsible for Computershare’s global risk management. Prior to joining Computershare Mike held a number of Enterprise and Operational Risk roles for Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and most recently Credit Suisse.

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.

CHIEF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Fiona Chalmers

Fiona Chalmers worked in corporate finance and investment banking advisory roles before joining Computershare from J.P. Morgan in 2019. Her experience spans public, private and cross border M&A transactions as well as equity and debt capital markets solutions. Fiona is responsible for developing the broader corporate strategy of Computershare globally and works closely with the business-line CEOs to identify, develop and execute on strategic and growth opportunities.

GLOBAL HEAD OF EMPLOYEE SHARE PLANS
Francis Catterall

Francis Catterall was appointed as Computershare’s Chief Corporate Development Officer in late 2016 and became CEO of Employee Share Plans in 2019. Before joining Computershare, Francis 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 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.

CEO COMPUTERSHARE EMEA & CEO GEORGESON
Steffen Herfurth

Steffen is CEO EMEA at Computershare and the global CEO of Georgeson. Steffen joined Computershare in 2005 as Managing Director at Pepper in Germany and soon after he became the CEO of Computershare Germany before he took on the role of Group Regional Director Continental Europe in 2010.

Prior to Computershare Steffen held senior international marketing and sales roles in Europe and Asia for companies such as Siemens and was Managing Director at emagine, a subsidiary of GFT Technologies.

GROUP COUNSEL AND COMPANY SECRETARY
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 services for Computershare's operations globally.

GLOBAL CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Carlos Leira

Carlos has been with Computershare since 2010 when he joined as CIO of EMEA. In 2015 Carlos was appointed CIO for North America, and then in 2019 he became Global Chief Technology Officer. Carlos is responsible for maturing service delivery and service operations excellence, and has supported our growth through acquisitions, and other major initiatives around the world.

GLOBAL CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Mark McDougall

Mark worked as a management consultant and held various roles within financial services companies before joining Computershare in 2009 as Global CTO to lead the Global Development Group. He was appointed Global CIO in 2014 and is responsible for all aspects of line-of-business application development and management, governance, and Computershare’s customer-driven innovation framework.

GLOBAL HEAD OF PEOPLE AND COMMUNICATIONS
Lucy Newcombe

Lucy Newcombe has more than twenty years’ experience in communications, marketing and corporate engagement roles across global companies. She joined Computershare in 2005 as Marketing Director for the EMEA region and was appointed Director Corporate Communications in 2010, since when she has also spent time based in Hong Kong. Additionally, in 2019 she became Head of People, responsible for managing and driving all people-related initiatives globally. Lucy is also responsible for Computershare's Corporate Responsibility programs.

GLOBAL HEAD OF LOAN SERVICES
Nick Oldfield

Nick is Global CEO of the combined Mortgage Services business, with overall responsibility for the management and delivery of their strategic and financial plans. Nick spent time with Arthur Anderson and Rothschild in both London and Melbourne after graduating before joining Computershare in 2003 as Director of Corporate Development for EMEA. He became CFO, EMEA in 2007 before re-locating to the USA in 2014.

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 the registry business 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.

GLOBAL HEAD OF ISSUER SERVICES
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 and then became CEO of Issuer Services in 2019. Naz is responsible for the core Register Maintenance and Corporate Actions business and wider Issuer Services portfolio, which includes Proxy and Government product sets. Naz focuses on opportunities to extend into complementary and adjacent markets to grow the Computershare Issuer Services portfolio and maintain our unparalleled global capabilities.

GLOBAL HEAD OF BUSINESS SERVICES
Stuart Swartz

Prior to joining Computershare as Legal Counsel in 2001, Stuart worked as a corporate lawyer focusing on the financial services and technology industries. 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-year leadership. Stuart was appointed as President and CEO of Computershare Canada in 2014 and assumed the role of CEO, Business Services in 2019. Stuart’s responsibilities include global oversight of the Corporate Trust business as well as claims administration services for the class action and bankruptcy corporate restructuring businesses.

CHIEF SECURITY AND SPECIAL PROJECTS OFFICER
Craig Thomas

Craig Thomas was appointed Computershare’s Chief Security and Special Projects Officer in 2017. He is responsible for the Information Security Group, Financial Crime Unit and leads strategic projects aligned to Computershare’s objectives. Prior to this Craig was Computershare’s Chief Information Security and Risk Officer. Before joining Computershare in 2012, Craig was the Global Head of IT Security at the Royal Bank of Scotland and has held senior security positions within other financial and public organisations.

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMPUTERSHARE ASIA
Chee Ping (CP) Yap

Prior to joining Computershare, CP was Managing Director, Head of Custody and Fund Services for Citibank’s Securities Services Asia business. CP started his career with Standard Chartered Bank in London and has since lived and worked in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Malaysia and South Africa. He has held significant roles across the financial services sector with Arthur Andersen, McKinsey & Company and DBS Bank.