Mrs Sandra Birkensleigh has been appointed as non-executive director of the Company on 2 February 2016. Mrs Birkensleigh is also chairman to the audit committee, member of Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Risk Management and Disclosure Committees.
Mrs Birkensleigh has extensive experience in financial services particularly in respect to risk management, compliance and corporate governance. Mrs Birkensleigh’s career includes 24 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she was formerly a Global Lead for Governance Risk & Compliance; a National Lead Partner Risk and Controls Solutions and a Service Team Leader for Performance Improvement.
She is currently a non-executive director of several companies including Auswide Bank Limited, MLC Limited and Plum Financial Services Limited, a company that provides superannuation solutions to medium and large Australian organisations. She is chair of the board audit committee and a member of the board risk committee for those companies and is an independent member of the audit committee of the Reserve Bank of Australia and a member of the audit and risk committee of the University of the Sunshine Coast.