Global expertise and industry knowledge.
Our directors are all highly qualified and include former chief executives, former senior executives and current directors of major global financial institutions. Together they have extensive experience across banking, financial markets and wealth management, technology, software development and consultancy.
This combined strength of experience and expertise is what drives our business and ensures we deliver the very best to our clients, users and our people.
Chairman since August 2014. Independent Non-Executive Director since June 2012.
Tony has 45 years’ experience as a senior executive in government, corporate and legal roles, including Chairman and independent non-executive director of Perpetual, Chairman and Commissioner for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), Chairman of the (International) Joint Forum of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, managing director and chief executive officer at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and chief executive partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques between 1992 and 2004, having first joined the firm in 1977.
Independent Non-Executive Director since February 2015.
Niki has more than 25 years’ experience in financial technology and capital markets. She currently runs Market Structure Partners, a strategic consulting firm. Niki spent more than a decade in senior positions at Merrill Lynch International. She is currently non-executive chairman of listed entity Acquis Exchange Limited, which operates a pan-European share trading platform, and of XTX Markets, a quantitative-driven, electronic global market-maker. She is also non-executive director of European financial services company Kepler Cheuvreux International and Borsa Istanbul, the Turkish stock exchange. She was previously on the board of MOEX, the Moscow Exchange. She serves on the Secondary Markets Advisory Committee to the European Securities Markets Authority and between 2012 and 2018 she was on the Regulatory Decisions Committee of the UK Financial Conduct Authority.
Independent Non-Executive Director since March 2010.
John is one of the pioneers of electronic trading. He was a key member of the team that first automated the trading floor of the Australian Securities Exchange, one of the first in the world. He has designed and developed information systems for major financial institutions in the United Kingdom, France, the United States and Australia. In 1997 John created what was to become the world’s leading FIX solution, CameronFIX. It was acquired by Orc Software in 2006 where John served as CTO until 2009. In 2007 John created the Cameron Foundation. John now works pro bono for the global refugee initiative Talent Beyond Boundaries and serves as Vice Chair of its board.
Independent Non-Executive Director since October 2017.
Julie has over 30 years of experience in technology, including in major organisations such as Western Mining, Exxon, Roy Morgan, General Motors and SAP, covering consulting, software vendor and chief information officer roles. In addition to her industry experience, Julie spent 10 years at KPMG as a partner with the firm, during which time she held roles as national lead partner telecommunications, media and technology, and national managing partner - markets. Julie was also a member of the KPMG National Executive Committee. Julie is a non-executive director of SEEK, Datacom Group, CenITex, Vocus Group, The Australian Red Cross Blood Service and non-profit disability services organisation Yooralla, and a member of the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority’s ICT Advisory Board.
Independent Non-Executive Director since June 2011. Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee since June 2011.
John is a Fellow of CPA Australia with over 45 years’ experience in financial services. His senior roles have included CFO of both ASX and Advance Bank Australia and Vice President Financial Services with BT Australia. John’s previous directorships include ASX Perpetual Registry (now Link Market Services) and Orient Capital as well as executive director roles with the Australian Clearing House, ASTC (CHESS) and ASX Operations. He was also previously a member of the Advisory Council of Comcover, a federal government entity, for six years.
Independent Non-Executive Director since 2008. Chair of the People & Performance Committee since May 2011.
Jenny has more than 30 years’ experience as a chartered accountant, investment banker and capital markets adviser. She is experienced in mergers and acquisitions and has public company board experience. She is a senior advisor to Gresham Advisory Partners and a non-executive director of listed entities, Iluka Resources and MMG, of federal government corporation Australian Rail Track Corporation and privately held entities BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd and Esther Investment Pty Ltd. Former directorships include Alinta Gas, Amcor, Australia Post, Bankwest, Edith Cowan University, Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, MG Kailis, Princess Margaret and King Edward Hospital, West Australian Newspapers, Western Power and Western Australian Treasury Corporation. Jenny has been a member of ASIC’s external advisory group and was a member of the Takeovers Panel from 2000 to 2012.
Independent Non-Executive Director since February 2015.
Geoff has more than 40 years’ experience in financial services. His executive career encompassed 29 years with the National Mutual Group, including six years as group managing director and chief executive officer. He was a non-executive director of National Australia Bank from March 2000 to December 2014, including Chairman of its wealth management division MLC. Other companies he has been a director of include Amcor, Suncorp, Dyno Nobel, Programmed Management Services and Neverfail Springwater. Geoff is Chairman of Growthpoint Properties Australia and a director of Wingate Group Holdings.
Executive Director and Chief Executive Office since October 2009.
After a career as an actuarial consultant, Andrew co-founded and spearheaded the development of market leading financial planning software Xplan and joined Iress when it acquired Xplan Technology in 2003. Andrew became Iress’ CEO in 2009 and has since led the growth of the group. Since Andrew became CEO, Iress has expanded organically and made several local and international acquisitions and now has 1,850 people designing, developing and delivering software solutions for the financial services industry in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada and Asia.