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AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board (AMPCHL)
 
The directors of AMPCHL are responsible for the governance and performance of the AMP Capital business.
John Fraser
Independent Chairman
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer
Debra Hazelton
Independent Director
Boe Pahari
Director
John Fraser
Independent Chairman

BEc (Hons)

John was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2018 and is a member of the Audit, Risk, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

In February 2019, John was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committees. From the same time, he was also appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committee. In February 2020, John was subsequently appointed as Chairman of AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board.

Experience

John has more than 40 years’ experience in leadership roles in economics, public policy, capital markets and asset management in Australia and overseas.

Most recently he was Secretary to the Treasury from 2015 to July 2018. In this capacity, John was a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a member of the Australian Council of Financial Regulators and Chair of the G20 Global Infrastructure Hub.

John came back to Treasury after an extensive career with UBS, including more than a decade as Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management based in London. During this time, he was also a member of the UBS Group Executive Board and Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia, as well as Chairman of various subsidiaries and joint ventures for UBS Global Asset Management. John also served as an Australian Stock Exchange Board director and as Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation.

Prior to joining UBS and its predecessor organisations in 1993, John held a number of senior positions with the Australian Treasury over 20 years, including postings at the International Monetary Fund and at the Australian Embassy in the United States.

John graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, with a first-class honours degree in economics. He received a Centenary medal for service to Australian society through business and economics in 2001 and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws from Monash University.

Government and community involvement

  • Director of the Advance Board (appointed September 2018)
  • Director of the Future Fund (appointed November 2018)
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer

MBA, BS (Econ) (IntBus) - Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Business

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

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

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, Mr De Ferrari 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.

Debra Hazelton
Independent Director

BA (Hons), MCom

Debra was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2019 and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees. At the same time, she was appointed to 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 and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.

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 fixed interest, treasury, institutional banking, risk management and financial markets.

Debra is also a non-executive director on the boards of Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Persol Australia Holdings 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.

Government and community involvement

  • Director, Treasury Corporation of Victoria (appointed August 2018)
  • Director, Australia-Japan Foundation (appointed October 2015)
  • Advisory Committee Member (Japan) (appointed May 2019)
  • Australian Chamber Orchestra (appointed May 2019)
Boe Pahari
Director

BCom, LLB & LLM

Boe Pahari was appointed as CEO of AMP Capital in July of 2020. Mr Pahari joined AMP Capital in March 2010 as Head of Infrastructure, Asia and Australia, before transferring to become Head of Infrastructure, Europe & the Americas, and then Global Head and Managing Partner, Infrastructure Equity in December 2014. In March 2016, his role was expanded to include leadership of the distribution functions supporting the North-West region, namely Europe, India, Middle East and the Americas. He retains responsibility for leading the Infrastructure Equity business and managing the Global Infrastructure Fund.

Experience

Mr Pahari has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, starting his career at Citigroup in Sydney and subsequently worked for more than 13 years with ABN AMRO based in Singapore, Amsterdam, New York and London. During this period, Mr Pahari worked in regional and global positions, including as Regional CFO for Asia Pacific, Global Head of Strategy and M&A, Global Head of Proprietary Structuring Group, Head of Emerging Growth Markets, Head of Infrastructure Capital, Americas, Global Head of Integrated Finance/Infrastructure Capital, Global Head of Special Situations and Distressed Capital and Global Head of Structured Capital. Following his time at ABN AMRO, Mr Pahari was appointed Global co-Head Principal Strategies at Royal Bank of Scotland. Mr Pahari has lead Principal, Advisory and Leading teams across Asia, North America and Europe.

Mr Pahari is admitted as a Solicitor in Sydney, holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Michael Sammells
Independent Director
Takayuki Yasuda
Non-Executive Director
Michael Sammells
Independent Director

BBus, FCPA & GAICD

Michael was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a Non-Executive Director in March 2020 and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit and Risk Committees. At the same time, he was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

In addition, Michael was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in May 2020 and is the Chairman of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

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

Michael is also a non-executive director of Sigma Healthcare Limited and served on numerous private boards over the last 10 years.

Listed directorship

  • Director, Sigma Healthcare Limited (appointed February 2020)
Takayuki Yasuda
Non-Executive Director

BL

Takayuki Yasuda was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in April 2019.

Experience

Takayuki joined The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation (currently Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation) in 1987 and has fulfilled various roles within the bank, primarily in proprietary investments and global business planning. He is currently the Managing Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Asset Management & Investor Services Business Unit. 

Takayuki has significant experience in capital markets and investments, and global business development. He had also worked as General Manager with the Markets and Global Business Planning Division and London Branch. In addition, he was seconded as visiting fellow to The Brookings Institution in Washington DC, and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan as Researcher in the Economic Partnership Division of the Economic Affairs Bureau.

Other directorships and appointments

  • Director of SWSMU Fund Management Co Limited.
John Fraser
Independent Chairman
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer
John Fraser
Independent Chairman

BEc (Hons)

John was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2018 and is a member of the Audit, Risk, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

In February 2019, John was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committees. From the same time, he was also appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committee. In February 2020, John was subsequently appointed as Chairman of AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board.

Experience

John has more than 40 years’ experience in leadership roles in economics, public policy, capital markets and asset management in Australia and overseas.

Most recently he was Secretary to the Treasury from 2015 to July 2018. In this capacity, John was a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a member of the Australian Council of Financial Regulators and Chair of the G20 Global Infrastructure Hub.

John came back to Treasury after an extensive career with UBS, including more than a decade as Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management based in London. During this time, he was also a member of the UBS Group Executive Board and Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia, as well as Chairman of various subsidiaries and joint ventures for UBS Global Asset Management. John also served as an Australian Stock Exchange Board director and as Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation.

Prior to joining UBS and its predecessor organisations in 1993, John held a number of senior positions with the Australian Treasury over 20 years, including postings at the International Monetary Fund and at the Australian Embassy in the United States.

John graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, with a first-class honours degree in economics. He received a Centenary medal for service to Australian society through business and economics in 2001 and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws from Monash University.

Government and community involvement

  • Director of the Advance Board (appointed September 2018)
  • Director of the Future Fund (appointed November 2018)
Francesco De Ferrari
Chief Executive Officer

MBA, BS (Econ) (IntBus) - Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Business

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

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

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, Mr De Ferrari 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.

Debra Hazelton
Independent Director
Boe Pahari
Director
Debra Hazelton
Independent Director

BA (Hons), MCom

Debra was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2019 and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees. At the same time, she was appointed to 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 and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.

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 fixed interest, treasury, institutional banking, risk management and financial markets.

Debra is also a non-executive director on the boards of Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Persol Australia Holdings 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.

Government and community involvement

  • Director, Treasury Corporation of Victoria (appointed August 2018)
  • Director, Australia-Japan Foundation (appointed October 2015)
  • Advisory Committee Member (Japan) (appointed May 2019)
  • Australian Chamber Orchestra (appointed May 2019)
Boe Pahari
Director

BCom, LLB & LLM

Boe Pahari was appointed as CEO of AMP Capital in July of 2020. Mr Pahari joined AMP Capital in March 2010 as Head of Infrastructure, Asia and Australia, before transferring to become Head of Infrastructure, Europe & the Americas, and then Global Head and Managing Partner, Infrastructure Equity in December 2014. In March 2016, his role was expanded to include leadership of the distribution functions supporting the North-West region, namely Europe, India, Middle East and the Americas. He retains responsibility for leading the Infrastructure Equity business and managing the Global Infrastructure Fund.

Experience

Mr Pahari has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, starting his career at Citigroup in Sydney and subsequently worked for more than 13 years with ABN AMRO based in Singapore, Amsterdam, New York and London. During this period, Mr Pahari worked in regional and global positions, including as Regional CFO for Asia Pacific, Global Head of Strategy and M&A, Global Head of Proprietary Structuring Group, Head of Emerging Growth Markets, Head of Infrastructure Capital, Americas, Global Head of Integrated Finance/Infrastructure Capital, Global Head of Special Situations and Distressed Capital and Global Head of Structured Capital. Following his time at ABN AMRO, Mr Pahari was appointed Global co-Head Principal Strategies at Royal Bank of Scotland. Mr Pahari has lead Principal, Advisory and Leading teams across Asia, North America and Europe.

Mr Pahari is admitted as a Solicitor in Sydney, holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Michael Sammells
Independent Director
Takayuki Yasuda
Non-Executive Director
Michael Sammells
Independent Director

BBus, FCPA & GAICD

Michael was appointed to the AMP Limited Board as a Non-Executive Director in March 2020 and is a member of the Remuneration, Audit and Risk Committees. At the same time, he was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees.

In addition, Michael was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in May 2020 and is the Chairman of its Audit and Risk Committees.

Experience

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

Michael is also a non-executive director of Sigma Healthcare Limited and served on numerous private boards over the last 10 years.

Listed directorship

  • Director, Sigma Healthcare Limited (appointed February 2020)
Takayuki Yasuda
Non-Executive Director

BL

Takayuki Yasuda was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in April 2019.

Experience

Takayuki joined The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation (currently Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation) in 1987 and has fulfilled various roles within the bank, primarily in proprietary investments and global business planning. He is currently the Managing Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Asset Management & Investor Services Business Unit. 

Takayuki has significant experience in capital markets and investments, and global business development. He had also worked as General Manager with the Markets and Global Business Planning Division and London Branch. In addition, he was seconded as visiting fellow to The Brookings Institution in Washington DC, and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan as Researcher in the Economic Partnership Division of the Economic Affairs Bureau.

Other directorships and appointments

  • Director of SWSMU Fund Management Co Limited.