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AMP Life Limited Board
The directors of AMP Life Limited are responsible for the corporate governance of:
  • the investment, administration and management of the AMP Life statutory funds under the Life Insurance Act
  • the Australian Financial Services Licence and Australian Credit Licence held by AMP Life.
  • the Licence issued under the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (NZ) to AMP Life Limited to carry on insurance business in New Zealand.
Trevor Matthews
Independent Chairman
Megan Beer
Director
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director
Mike Wilkins AO
Independent Director
Trevor Matthews
Independent Chairman

MA

Trevor was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in March 2014, became a member of its Audit Committee in May 2014 and a member of the Risk Committee in November 2014. He was also appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee in May 2018. 

Trevor joined the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in June 2014 and was appointed Chairman of those boards in May 2016. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee of each of those boards.

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

Experience

Trevor, an actuary with more than 40 years’ experience in financial services, has expertise in life insurance, general insurance, wealth management, banking, investment management and risk. He has held life and general insurance chief executive roles in Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. He returned to Australia in 2013 after 15 years overseas and has assembled a portfolio of non-executive directorships. His last overseas position was as an executive director of Aviva plc. a leading global life and general insurer. He was also chairman of its UK and French businesses. Prior to that he was Group CEO of Friends Provident plc.

Listed directorships

  • Chairman of 1st Group Ltd (appointed February 2015)
  • Director of Cover-More Group Limited (ceased April 2017)

Government and community involvement

  • Chairman of the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (appointed November 2015)

 

Megan Beer
Director

EMBA, MEc

Megan joined AMP in February 2014 as Director, Insurance and was appointed Group Executive, Insurance on 1 January 2017. Megan will lead AMP Life through the separation and will transfer to Resolution Life, which is expected in 2H 2019.  On completion, Megan will join Resolution as CEO AMP Life and Head of Resolution's Australasian region.

Experience

Megan has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry in a range of executive, finance, actuarial and consulting roles. Prior to Megan’s appointment as Group Executive, Insurance, Megan was Director of Insurance at AMP since 2014. Prior to AMP, Megan led NAB’s wealth management and insurance offer through the bank channel as General Manager, Bancassurance and Direct. Megan was also General Manager of Group Insurance and Head of Finance for Insurance, both at MLC. She worked for Tower (now TAL) for six years as Chief Actuary, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Claims, and has been a Director with Tillinghast (Consulting Actuaries).

Other appointments

  • Managing Director of AMP Life and the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited
  • Director of National Mutual Funds Management Limited
  • Director of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director

BCom, LLB (Hons)

Andrew was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2017. He is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committee in April 2018. He was also appointed a member of the Remuneration Committee in January 2019.

Andrew was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited in August 2013. He has served as a member of the Audit Committees of both life company boards since August 2013 and was Chairman of those Audit Committees in May 2016. He was appointed as a member of the Risk Committees of both life company boards in November 2014 and Chairman in April 2018.

In addition, in February 2019, Andrew was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board, as a member of its Audit Committee and as Chairman of its Risk Committee.

Experience

Andrew is one of the founding directors and shareholders of Harmos Horton Lusk Limited, an Auckland-based specialist corporate legal advisory firm. He specialises in corporate takeovers, corporate structure and governance advice, company, business and asset acquisitions and disposals, securities offerings, and strategic and board corporate advice.

Andrew is also a director of Pascaro Investments Limited (a farm investment company) and Elevation Capital Management Limited, and was previously Chairman of NZX Limited and a trustee of the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.

Listed directorships

  • Director of Scentre Group (appointed June 2014)

 

Mike Wilkins AO
Independent Director

BCom, MBA

Mike was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2016. On 20 April 2018, he was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer and held that role until 30 November 2018. He also assumed the role of interim Executive Chairman from 30 April 2018 until David Murray’s appointment as Chairman on 21 June 2018. From 1 December 2018, he resumed his role as a non-executive Director. Mike was also appointed a member of the Audit, Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees in January 2019.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in October 2016.  Mike is also a member of these Boards’ Audit and Risk Committees.

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

Experience

Mike has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services in Australia and Asia, including life insurance and investment management. Mike has more than 20 years’ experience as CEO for ASX100 companies. Most recently, he served as Managing Director and CEO of Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG). He is the former Managing Director and CEO of Promina Group Limited and Tyndall Australia Limited.

Mike has served as a director of Alinta Limited, Maple-Brown Abbott Limited, The Geneva Association and the Australian Business and Community Network. He was on the Business Council of Australia for eight years and a member of the B20 Human Capital Taskforce in 2014. Mike is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Mike was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2017 for distinguished service to the insurance industry.

Listed directorships

  • Director of QBE Insurance Group Limited (appointed November 2016)
  • Director of Medibank Private Limited (appointed May 2017)

 

Andrea Slattery
Independent Director
Andrea Slattery
Independent Director

B Acc, M Comm

Andrea was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in February 2019 and is a member of the Audit, 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 Limited and AMP Bank Limited Audit Committees in May 2019.

Andrea was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited in May 2019.

Experience

Andrea has substantial experience as a non-executive director and senior executive in financial services, retirement & superannuation, government relations, infrastructure, professional services, academia and innovation, spanning more than 26  years.

Andrea was the Managing Director and CEO of the SMSF Association for 14 years from 2003 to 2017, which she co-founded.  Previously, she worked at the University of South Australia, she was a financial adviser and she 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 and the Future of Financial Advice and the Shadow Ministry’s Infrastructure & Innovation and Superannuation & Industry Partnerships.

Listed directorship

  • Director of Argo Global Listed Infrastructure (appointed April 2015)
  • Director Centrepoint Alliance Limited (ceased January 2019)

Government and Community Involvement

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

 

Trevor Matthews
Independent Chairman
Megan Beer
Director
Trevor Matthews
Independent Chairman

MA

Trevor was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in March 2014, became a member of its Audit Committee in May 2014 and a member of the Risk Committee in November 2014. He was also appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee in May 2018. 

Trevor joined the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in June 2014 and was appointed Chairman of those boards in May 2016. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee of each of those boards.

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

Experience

Trevor, an actuary with more than 40 years’ experience in financial services, has expertise in life insurance, general insurance, wealth management, banking, investment management and risk. He has held life and general insurance chief executive roles in Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. He returned to Australia in 2013 after 15 years overseas and has assembled a portfolio of non-executive directorships. His last overseas position was as an executive director of Aviva plc. a leading global life and general insurer. He was also chairman of its UK and French businesses. Prior to that he was Group CEO of Friends Provident plc.

Listed directorships

  • Chairman of 1st Group Ltd (appointed February 2015)
  • Director of Cover-More Group Limited (ceased April 2017)

Government and community involvement

  • Chairman of the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (appointed November 2015)

 

Megan Beer
Director

EMBA, MEc

Megan joined AMP in February 2014 as Director, Insurance and was appointed Group Executive, Insurance on 1 January 2017. Megan will lead AMP Life through the separation and will transfer to Resolution Life, which is expected in 2H 2019.  On completion, Megan will join Resolution as CEO AMP Life and Head of Resolution's Australasian region.

Experience

Megan has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry in a range of executive, finance, actuarial and consulting roles. Prior to Megan’s appointment as Group Executive, Insurance, Megan was Director of Insurance at AMP since 2014. Prior to AMP, Megan led NAB’s wealth management and insurance offer through the bank channel as General Manager, Bancassurance and Direct. Megan was also General Manager of Group Insurance and Head of Finance for Insurance, both at MLC. She worked for Tower (now TAL) for six years as Chief Actuary, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Claims, and has been a Director with Tillinghast (Consulting Actuaries).

Other appointments

  • Managing Director of AMP Life and the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited
  • Director of National Mutual Funds Management Limited
  • Director of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director
Mike Wilkins AO
Independent Director
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director

BCom, LLB (Hons)

Andrew was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2017. He is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committee in April 2018. He was also appointed a member of the Remuneration Committee in January 2019.

Andrew was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited in August 2013. He has served as a member of the Audit Committees of both life company boards since August 2013 and was Chairman of those Audit Committees in May 2016. He was appointed as a member of the Risk Committees of both life company boards in November 2014 and Chairman in April 2018.

In addition, in February 2019, Andrew was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board, as a member of its Audit Committee and as Chairman of its Risk Committee.

Experience

Andrew is one of the founding directors and shareholders of Harmos Horton Lusk Limited, an Auckland-based specialist corporate legal advisory firm. He specialises in corporate takeovers, corporate structure and governance advice, company, business and asset acquisitions and disposals, securities offerings, and strategic and board corporate advice.

Andrew is also a director of Pascaro Investments Limited (a farm investment company) and Elevation Capital Management Limited, and was previously Chairman of NZX Limited and a trustee of the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.

Listed directorships

  • Director of Scentre Group (appointed June 2014)

 

Mike Wilkins AO
Independent Director

BCom, MBA

Mike was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2016. On 20 April 2018, he was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer and held that role until 30 November 2018. He also assumed the role of interim Executive Chairman from 30 April 2018 until David Murray’s appointment as Chairman on 21 June 2018. From 1 December 2018, he resumed his role as a non-executive Director. Mike was also appointed a member of the Audit, Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees in January 2019.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in October 2016.  Mike is also a member of these Boards’ Audit and Risk Committees.

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

Experience

Mike has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services in Australia and Asia, including life insurance and investment management. Mike has more than 20 years’ experience as CEO for ASX100 companies. Most recently, he served as Managing Director and CEO of Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG). He is the former Managing Director and CEO of Promina Group Limited and Tyndall Australia Limited.

Mike has served as a director of Alinta Limited, Maple-Brown Abbott Limited, The Geneva Association and the Australian Business and Community Network. He was on the Business Council of Australia for eight years and a member of the B20 Human Capital Taskforce in 2014. Mike is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Mike was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2017 for distinguished service to the insurance industry.

Listed directorships

  • Director of QBE Insurance Group Limited (appointed November 2016)
  • Director of Medibank Private Limited (appointed May 2017)

 

Andrea Slattery
Independent Director
Andrea Slattery
Independent Director

B Acc, M Comm

Andrea was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in February 2019 and is a member of the Audit, 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 Limited and AMP Bank Limited Audit Committees in May 2019.

Andrea was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited in May 2019.

Experience

Andrea has substantial experience as a non-executive director and senior executive in financial services, retirement & superannuation, government relations, infrastructure, professional services, academia and innovation, spanning more than 26  years.

Andrea was the Managing Director and CEO of the SMSF Association for 14 years from 2003 to 2017, which she co-founded.  Previously, she worked at the University of South Australia, she was a financial adviser and she 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 and the Future of Financial Advice and the Shadow Ministry’s Infrastructure & Innovation and Superannuation & Industry Partnerships.

Listed directorship

  • Director of Argo Global Listed Infrastructure (appointed April 2015)
  • Director Centrepoint Alliance Limited (ceased January 2019)

Government and Community Involvement

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