Mr Martin Walsh

Chair - Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Com, FCA, GAICD, FGIA

Non-Executive Director of:

  1. Australian Executor Trustees Limited since 31 January 2017 and Chair
  2. IOOF Investment Management Limited since 31 January 2017 and Chair

Mr Walsh has been an international partner and advisor for 35 years in assurance and advisory services, with previous roles held at both Ernst & Young and Deloitte in Australia, PNG, South Korea and the US. During his career, he has acquired experience in Superannuation, Asset Management and Trustee Services, including assurance, operational due diligence, strategy, risk, compliance and governance.

Mr Walsh holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Governance Institute as well as being a Graduate Member of the Institute of Company Directors. He is currently a Director of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and was formerly a Director of State Super Financial Services Australia Limited and Hastings Funds Management Limited. He is also a Director of Surf Life Saving Australia Ltd and Chair of the National Surf Life Saving Foundation.

Other current listed directorships

Nil

Former listed directorships in the last 3 years

Nil

Mr John Selak

Non-Executive Director

DipAcc, ICAA, FCA.

Non-Executive Director of:

  1. Australian Executor Trustees Limited since 31 January 2017

Mr Selak has over 40 years’ experience in the financial and advisory services industry. From 2000 to 2016 he was a partner in the Corporate Finance Practice of Ernst & Young, providing valuation services to a broad range of local and international clients and also serving on their Global Corporate Finance Executive.

In addition to his business and commercial activities, Mr Selak has been active in the community and not-for-profit sectors including being awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International for his services to the community. Mr Selak is also a founding director of The Family Peace Foundation.

The appointment of Mr Selak will ensure that the board maintains its corporate finance, M&A and governance skill set and complements existing Board expertise and business acumen.

Other current listed directorships

  • Non-executive Director of IOOF Holdings Ltd since 2016

Former listed directorships in the last 3 years

Nil

Ms Karen Gibson

Independent Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director of:

  1. IOOF Investment Management Limited since 26 November 2018
  2. Australian Executor Trustees Limited since 26 November 2018

Karen is a Brisbane based non-executive director and consultant with significant and broad experience in the financial services industry. Building organisational capability and promoting a customer focused culture, positioning the organisations for growth and developing ambitious member centered strategic objectives were key achievements as CEO and as non-executive director. Karen has worked with Trustees, asset consultants, investment managers, government and unions to improve the financial security for members and investors, and as a consultant, uses this experience to support organisations in developing effective governance and investment frameworks, planning and change management.

Karen is on the board of Nambawan Superannuation Limited and International House (UQ) with previous experience on the boards of OneVue Holdings and MAP Funds Management.

Karen has worked with microfinance organisations in Cambodia and Red Cross Refugee Support in Australia and is qualified with GAICD, MBA, BSc and Diplomas in financial services.

Other current listed directorships

Nil

Significant non-listed directorships

Nil

At Australian Executor Trustees (AET), we are one of Australia’s largest and most experienced non‑government providers of professional trustee services, with more than $29 billion in funds under supervision.