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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.
Michael Sammells
Chairman
James Georgeson
Chief Financial Officer
Debra Hazelton
Independent, Non-executive director
Michael Sammells
Chairman

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)

James Georgeson
Chief Financial Officer

BAcc, MCom, CA

James was appointed Chief Financial Officer in February 2020 after previously holding the position of Acting CFO from August 2019. James’ portfolio is also responsible for strategic partnerships and delivering AMP’s technology strategy, which includes data architecture, governance frameworks and cyber security strategy for the group.

Prior to this, he was Deputy Chief Financial Officer of AMP, with responsibility for AMP’s group performance reporting, strategic planning and forecasting, portfolio and capital management and AMP’s mergers and acquisitions functions.

In addition, James was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in September 2020.

Experience

Since joining AMP in 2001, Mr Georgeson has held senior finance positions across the group including: Chief Financial Officer (AMP wealth management), Director of Group Finance, Chief Financial Officer (AMP New Zealand), Chief Risk Officer and Director of Strategy (AMP New Zealand).

James has 20 years’ experience in the finance industry.

James holds a Master of Commerce from Macquarie University, Bachelor of Accounting from University of Technology Sydney, and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

Debra Hazelton
Independent, Non-executive director

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)
Michael Sammells
Chairman
James Georgeson
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Sammells
Chairman

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)

James Georgeson
Chief Financial Officer

BAcc, MCom, CA

James was appointed Chief Financial Officer in February 2020 after previously holding the position of Acting CFO from August 2019. James’ portfolio is also responsible for strategic partnerships and delivering AMP’s technology strategy, which includes data architecture, governance frameworks and cyber security strategy for the group.

Prior to this, he was Deputy Chief Financial Officer of AMP, with responsibility for AMP’s group performance reporting, strategic planning and forecasting, portfolio and capital management and AMP’s mergers and acquisitions functions.

In addition, James was appointed to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board in September 2020.

Experience

Since joining AMP in 2001, Mr Georgeson has held senior finance positions across the group including: Chief Financial Officer (AMP wealth management), Director of Group Finance, Chief Financial Officer (AMP New Zealand), Chief Risk Officer and Director of Strategy (AMP New Zealand).

James has 20 years’ experience in the finance industry.

James holds a Master of Commerce from Macquarie University, Bachelor of Accounting from University of Technology Sydney, and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

Debra Hazelton
Independent, Non-executive director
Debra Hazelton
Independent, Non-executive director

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)