Mr Martin Walsh

Acting Chairman - Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Com, FCA, GAICD, FGIA

Non-Executive Director of:

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

  • N/A

Former listed directorships in the last 3 years

  • N/A

Ms Elizabeth Flynn

Independent Non-Executive Director

LL.B, Grad Dip AppCorpGov, FAICD, FGIA, FCIS, F Fin

Non-Executive Director of:

  1. Australian Executor Trustees Limited since 15 September 2015 (Ended 17 March 2017, Reappointed 29 August 2017)
  2. IOOF Investment Management Limited since 15 September 2015 (Ended 31 January 2017, Reappointed 29 August 2017)
  3. Questor Financial Services Limited since 15 September 2015#

Ms Flynn has more than 30 years' experience in the financial services industry, including roles within law and corporate governance as well as executive responsibilities. From 1998 to 2010, Ms Flynn was the Chief Legal Counsel, Group Compliance Manager and Group Company Secretary of financial services group Aviva Australia, and a director of NULIS Nominees, Aviva Australian's superannuation trustee company. Prior to her time at Aviva, Ms Flynn spent 18 years as a commercial lawyer with Minter Ellison, including 8 years as a partner, specialising in managed funds, banking, securitisation and superannuation.

Ms Flynn was a director of Bennelong Funds Management Limited from 2010 to 2015. Ms Flynn also has a part-time role as General Counsel & Company Secretary of Save the Children Australia.

Other current listed directorships

  • Member of IOOF Holdings Ltd Board since 2015

Significant non-listed directorships

  • AIA Australia Limited
  • Victorian Government’s Emergency Services Superannuation Board
  • Sovereign Assurance Company Limited

# On 19 June 2018 the Questor licence was cancelled by APRA following the wind-up of its RSE effective from 30 June 2016.

Mr John Selak

Independent Non-Executive Director

DipAcc, ICAA, FCA.

Non-Executive Director of:

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

  • Member of IOOF Holdings Ltd Board since 2016

Former listed directorships in the last 3 years

  • N/A

Significant non-listed directorships

  • Chairman of Corsair Capital
  • Director of National Tiles
  • Turosi Food Services

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.