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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

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 directorship(s) and office(s):
Non-Executive Chairman of STV Group plc

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

 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 AND GLOBAL HEAD OF LOAN SERVICES
Nick Oldfield

Nick has been Computershare’s CFO since December 2019 and is closely involved in the company’s short and long-term business strategies as well as managing and all finance activities and M&A.

In addition, he is Head of Computershare’s Loan Services business, with overall responsibility for the management and delivery of the strategic and financial plans in the US and UK.

Nick spent six years with Arthur Anderson after graduating, working in both the UK and Australia. He moved on to Rothschild in their Melbourne Venture Capital team before returning to the UK in 2003 and taking up a role as Director of Corporate Development for Computershare’s EMEA business, overseeing more than 20 acquisitions and investments in a variety of countries. He became CFO, EMEA in 2007 and re-located to the USA as CFO for that region in 2014.

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.

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 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 HEAD COMMUNICATION SERVICES
David Hynes

David Hynes founded Chelsea Images in 1989 and led its growth and international expansion in partnership with Computershare from 1993 onwards. In 2000 Chelsea Images was acquired by Computershare, with David becoming head of the new Communication Services business. In 2015 David also took on leadership of the Utility Services business in Australia. From 2019, as Global Head of Communication Services, David is responsible for driving innovation for clients, moving them seamlessly from print and mail to interactive, personalised digital communications.

GLOBAL CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER
Jonathan Kidd

Jonathan joined Computershare in early 2022, and is responsible for the Global Information Security Group and Financial Crime Unit. He has spent over 25 years in information security, technology, and risk management roles, spanning finance, telecom, consultancy, and government sectors. Prior to joining Computershare, he spent eight years as a Chief Information Security Officer in a number of organisations.

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.

INTEGRATION CEO, COMPUTERSHARE CORPORATE TRUST US
Frank Madonna


Frank is currently responsible for the integration, value and growth of the US Corporate Trust business, which was acquired from Wells Fargo in November 2021 and remains Computershare’s largest acquisition to date.

Previously, Frank was Computershare’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), a role he has held since he first joined Computershare in 2012 through the acquisition of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services – where he was Head of Operations. As Computershare’s COO, Frank’s accomplishments include the transformation of the global service model to greatly enhance the customer experience and achieve efficiencies. Concurrent with his COO position, Frank also lent his leadership and expertise to fulfil Computershare’s M&A growth strategy by serving as Integration CEO for the Equatex plans management acquisition, interim CEO for the KCC Claims Administration business, and COO for the integration of the BNY Mellon Shareowner Services acquisition.

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.

CHIEF PEOPLE AND ESG OFFICER
Lucy Newcombe

As Chief People and ESG Officer, Lucy is responsible for leading our People and Communications teams and driving our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives. Lucy joined Computershare in 2005 as Marketing Director for the EMEA region, was part of our first sustainability committee in 2006, became Corporate Communications Director in 2010, and was appointed Head of People in 2019. She has more than twenty-five years’ experience in communications, marketing and corporate engagement roles across global companies, including time spent living and working in Hong Kong.

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.