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AMP Bank Limited Board

AMP Bank is a direct bank which operates through a network of AMP agents providing lending products and deposit accounts.   

 

 

Debra Hazelton
Chair
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer
Rahoul Chowdry
Independent, Non-executive director
Kate McKenzie
Independent, Non-executive director
Debra Hazelton
Chair

BA (Hons), MCom, GAICD

Debra was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in June 2019 and as the Chair in August 2020. She is also the Chair of the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit and Risk Committees.

Debra is the Chair of the AMP Bank Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

In addition, Debra was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in June 2018.

Experience

Debra brings significant experience from more than 30 years in global financial services, including as the local Chief Executive of Mizuho Bank in Australia and Commonwealth Bank (CBA) in Japan. She has expertise across global corporate culture transformation, institutional banking, risk management, treasury, financial markets and human resource management.

Debra is also a non-executive director on the boards of Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Persol Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Singapore) and the Australia-Japan Foundation. Her previous board experience includes Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA), Asia Society and Women in Banking and Finance. She has graduate and post-graduate degrees in Japanese language, literature and philosophy as well as economics and finance.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Director, Treasury Corporation of Victoria (appointed August 2018)
  • Director, Australia-Japan Foundation (appointed October 2015)
  • Executive Member, Australia-Japan Business Cooperation Committee (AJBCC) (appointed October 2020)
  • Member, Australian Chamber Orchestra - Japan Advisory Committee (appointed May 2019)
  • Adviser, Japan Women’s Innovation Network (appointed December 2020)
  • Member, Chief Executive Women (CEW) Australia (appointed January 2020)
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer

MBA, BS (Econ) (IntBus)

Francesco was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AMP Limited by the AMP Board, joining in December 2018. As CEO, he is responsible for leading the AMP business.

Francesco was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in January 2019 and the Boards of AMP Bank and AMP Capital Holdings in February 2019.

In August 2020, Francesco assumed the role of Acting Chief Executive for AMP Capital on an interim basis while a search process is conducted for a new CEO of that business.

Experience

Francesco has more than 20 years’ experience in the wealth management industry including private banking and management consulting. He spent 17 years in executive roles at Credit Suisse in Asia and Europe, leading businesses that grew substantially under his leadership.

During almost seven years as Head of Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific private banking business, he overhauled the operating model, increased assets under management and profitability, and improved culture and controls within the business. As CEO of South East Asia and Frontier Markets, Francesco was responsible for Credit Suisse’s business in Investment Banking, Global Markets, Private Banking in ASEAN and frontier markets across the Asia Pacific.

Francesco was conferred the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Distinguished Fellow award in 2016 for excellence in professional stature, integrity and achievement in the financial industry.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None.

Rahoul Chowdry
Independent, Non-executive director

BCom, FCA

Rahoul was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in January 2020. He is a member of the Remuneration, Nomination, Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committee in May 2020. At the same time, he was appointed to the AMP Bank Board and is a member of its Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Risk Committee.

Experience

Rahoul has over 40 years’ experience in professional services, advising complex multinational organisations in Australia and overseas.

He is currently Partner and National Leader of Minter Ellison Consulting’s financial services practice in Australia. Prior to this, Rahoul was a Senior Partner at PwC for almost 30 years, where he undertook a number of leadership roles, delivering audit, assurance, and risk consulting services to major financial institutions in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Member, Reserve Bank of Australia, Audit Committee (appointed February 2018)
Kate McKenzie
Independent, Non-executive director

BA, LLB

Kate was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in November 2020 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees. At the same time, Kate was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

Kate has more than 25 years of experience in other board and senior executive leadership roles.

She is currently non-executive director of NBN Co. and Stockland Corporation Limited and has previously served on the boards of Allianz Australia, Foxtel, Telstra Ventures, Sydney Water and Workcover. Kate was the Chief Executive Officer of Chorus, the New Zealand telecommunication group, listed on the ASX and NZX, from February 2017 to December 2019, and held several executive roles at Telstra, including as Chief Operating Officer, prior to this.

Kate has a track record for leading change and managing diverse stakeholders across government, communities, investors, and employees. She has earned a reputation for integrity, great judgement and building collaborative and effective teams.    

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Stockland Corporation Limited (appointed December 2019)

Government and community involvement 

  • Member, Chief Executive Women (CEW) Australia (January 2006)
John O'Sullivan
Independent, Non-executive director
Michael Sammells
Independent, Non-executive director
Andrea Slattery
Independent, Non-executive director
John O'Sullivan
Independent, Non-executive director

BA, LLB, LLM

John was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2018. He was appointed a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees in January 2019.

In February 2019, John was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

John has over 40 years’ experience in the legal and financial services sectors in Australia. He started his career at Freehill Hollingdale & Page (Herbert Smith Freehills), later becoming a partner at the firm where he was recognised as one of Australia’s leading corporate and mergers and acquisitions lawyers.

From 2003 to 2008, John was General Counsel of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia before spending ten years at Credit Suisse Australia where he was Executive Chairman, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Australia until February 2018. John is a member of the Takeovers Panel. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and a Master of Laws from the University of London.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (appointed 2008)
  • Director of the WestConnex entities (appointed May 2018)
  • Director of Serendipity Capital Holding Limited (appointed April 2020)
Michael Sammells
Independent, Non-executive director

BBus, FCPA, GAICD

Michael was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in March 2020. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees. In March 2020, Michael was also appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Michael is also the Chairman of the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board.

Experience

Michael has over 35 years of professional experience, with significant experience in senior executive financial and commercial roles.  His experience as Chief Financial Officer spans over 20 years from 1999 to 2019, where he held this role in government, private and ASX listed companies.

Michael is also a non-executive director of Sigma Healthcare Limited and has served on numerous private boards for the last 12 years.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Sigma Healthcare Limited (appointed February 2020)

Andrea Slattery
Independent, Non-executive director

BAcc, MComm, FCPA, CA, FSSA, FAICD

Andrea was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in February 2019 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees.  At the same time, she was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and its Audit and Risk Committees. She was appointed Chairman of the AMP and AMP Bank Audit Committees in May 2019.

Experience

Andrea has substantial experience as a non-executive director and senior executive in financial services, retirement and superannuation, government relations, infrastructure, professional services, academia and innovation, spanning more than 28 years. 

Andrea was the managing director and CEO of the SMSF Association for 14 years from 2003 to 2017, which she co-founded. Prior to this, Andrea worked at the University of South Australia and was a financial adviser, having founded her own consulting and advisory business.

Her previous Government Advisory Committee appointments include, the Federal Government’s Innovation Investment Partnership, Stronger Super Peak Consultative Group, Superannuation Advisory Group, the Future of Financial Advice, the Shadow Ministry’s Infrastructure and Innovation and Superannuation and Industry Partnerships.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Argo Global Listed Infrastructure (appointed April 2015)

Government and Community Involvement

  • Director of Clean Energy Finance Corporation (appointed February 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Woomera Prohibited Area Advisory Board (appointed July 2019)
Debra Hazelton
Chair
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer
Debra Hazelton
Chair

BA (Hons), MCom, GAICD

Debra was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in June 2019 and as the Chair in August 2020. She is also the Chair of the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit and Risk Committees.

Debra is the Chair of the AMP Bank Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

In addition, Debra was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in June 2018.

Experience

Debra brings significant experience from more than 30 years in global financial services, including as the local Chief Executive of Mizuho Bank in Australia and Commonwealth Bank (CBA) in Japan. She has expertise across global corporate culture transformation, institutional banking, risk management, treasury, financial markets and human resource management.

Debra is also a non-executive director on the boards of Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Persol Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Singapore) and the Australia-Japan Foundation. Her previous board experience includes Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA), Asia Society and Women in Banking and Finance. She has graduate and post-graduate degrees in Japanese language, literature and philosophy as well as economics and finance.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Director, Treasury Corporation of Victoria (appointed August 2018)
  • Director, Australia-Japan Foundation (appointed October 2015)
  • Executive Member, Australia-Japan Business Cooperation Committee (AJBCC) (appointed October 2020)
  • Member, Australian Chamber Orchestra - Japan Advisory Committee (appointed May 2019)
  • Adviser, Japan Women’s Innovation Network (appointed December 2020)
  • Member, Chief Executive Women (CEW) Australia (appointed January 2020)
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer

MBA, BS (Econ) (IntBus)

Francesco was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AMP Limited by the AMP Board, joining in December 2018. As CEO, he is responsible for leading the AMP business.

Francesco was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in January 2019 and the Boards of AMP Bank and AMP Capital Holdings in February 2019.

In August 2020, Francesco assumed the role of Acting Chief Executive for AMP Capital on an interim basis while a search process is conducted for a new CEO of that business.

Experience

Francesco has more than 20 years’ experience in the wealth management industry including private banking and management consulting. He spent 17 years in executive roles at Credit Suisse in Asia and Europe, leading businesses that grew substantially under his leadership.

During almost seven years as Head of Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific private banking business, he overhauled the operating model, increased assets under management and profitability, and improved culture and controls within the business. As CEO of South East Asia and Frontier Markets, Francesco was responsible for Credit Suisse’s business in Investment Banking, Global Markets, Private Banking in ASEAN and frontier markets across the Asia Pacific.

Francesco was conferred the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Distinguished Fellow award in 2016 for excellence in professional stature, integrity and achievement in the financial industry.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None.

Rahoul Chowdry
Independent, Non-executive director
Kate McKenzie
Independent, Non-executive director
Rahoul Chowdry
Independent, Non-executive director

BCom, FCA

Rahoul was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in January 2020. He is a member of the Remuneration, Nomination, Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committee in May 2020. At the same time, he was appointed to the AMP Bank Board and is a member of its Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Risk Committee.

Experience

Rahoul has over 40 years’ experience in professional services, advising complex multinational organisations in Australia and overseas.

He is currently Partner and National Leader of Minter Ellison Consulting’s financial services practice in Australia. Prior to this, Rahoul was a Senior Partner at PwC for almost 30 years, where he undertook a number of leadership roles, delivering audit, assurance, and risk consulting services to major financial institutions in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Member, Reserve Bank of Australia, Audit Committee (appointed February 2018)
Kate McKenzie
Independent, Non-executive director

BA, LLB

Kate was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in November 2020 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees. At the same time, Kate was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

Kate has more than 25 years of experience in other board and senior executive leadership roles.

She is currently non-executive director of NBN Co. and Stockland Corporation Limited and has previously served on the boards of Allianz Australia, Foxtel, Telstra Ventures, Sydney Water and Workcover. Kate was the Chief Executive Officer of Chorus, the New Zealand telecommunication group, listed on the ASX and NZX, from February 2017 to December 2019, and held several executive roles at Telstra, including as Chief Operating Officer, prior to this.

Kate has a track record for leading change and managing diverse stakeholders across government, communities, investors, and employees. She has earned a reputation for integrity, great judgement and building collaborative and effective teams.    

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Stockland Corporation Limited (appointed December 2019)

Government and community involvement 

  • Member, Chief Executive Women (CEW) Australia (January 2006)
John O'Sullivan
Independent, Non-executive director
Michael Sammells
Independent, Non-executive director
John O'Sullivan
Independent, Non-executive director

BA, LLB, LLM

John was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2018. He was appointed a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees in January 2019.

In February 2019, John was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

John has over 40 years’ experience in the legal and financial services sectors in Australia. He started his career at Freehill Hollingdale & Page (Herbert Smith Freehills), later becoming a partner at the firm where he was recognised as one of Australia’s leading corporate and mergers and acquisitions lawyers.

From 2003 to 2008, John was General Counsel of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia before spending ten years at Credit Suisse Australia where he was Executive Chairman, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Australia until February 2018. John is a member of the Takeovers Panel. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and a Master of Laws from the University of London.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: None

Government and community involvement

  • Ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (appointed 2008)
  • Director of the WestConnex entities (appointed May 2018)
  • Director of Serendipity Capital Holding Limited (appointed April 2020)
Michael Sammells
Independent, Non-executive director

BBus, FCPA, GAICD

Michael was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in March 2020. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees. In March 2020, Michael was also appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Michael is also the Chairman of the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board.

Experience

Michael has over 35 years of professional experience, with significant experience in senior executive financial and commercial roles.  His experience as Chief Financial Officer spans over 20 years from 1999 to 2019, where he held this role in government, private and ASX listed companies.

Michael is also a non-executive director of Sigma Healthcare Limited and has served on numerous private boards for the last 12 years.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Sigma Healthcare Limited (appointed February 2020)

Andrea Slattery
Independent, Non-executive director
Andrea Slattery
Independent, Non-executive director

BAcc, MComm, FCPA, CA, FSSA, FAICD

Andrea was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a non-executive director in February 2019 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Risk and Remuneration Committees.  At the same time, she was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and its Audit and Risk Committees. She was appointed Chairman of the AMP and AMP Bank Audit Committees in May 2019.

Experience

Andrea has substantial experience as a non-executive director and senior executive in financial services, retirement and superannuation, government relations, infrastructure, professional services, academia and innovation, spanning more than 28 years. 

Andrea was the managing director and CEO of the SMSF Association for 14 years from 2003 to 2017, which she co-founded. Prior to this, Andrea worked at the University of South Australia and was a financial adviser, having founded her own consulting and advisory business.

Her previous Government Advisory Committee appointments include, the Federal Government’s Innovation Investment Partnership, Stronger Super Peak Consultative Group, Superannuation Advisory Group, the Future of Financial Advice, the Shadow Ministry’s Infrastructure and Innovation and Superannuation and Industry Partnerships.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Argo Global Listed Infrastructure (appointed April 2015)

Government and Community Involvement

  • Director of Clean Energy Finance Corporation (appointed February 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Woomera Prohibited Area Advisory Board (appointed July 2019)