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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.

 

Trevor Matthews
Independent Chairman
Megan Beer
Director
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director
Geoff Roberts
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.

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

  • Director of Cover-More Group Limited (December 2013 to April 2017)
  • Chairman of 1st Group Ltd (appointed February 2015)

Government and community involvement

  • Chairman of the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority

 

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 is responsible for AMP’s insurance business, including mature lines.

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 and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committees in April 2018. 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 appointed as a member of the Risk Committees of both life company boards in November 2014 and Chairman in April 2018. Andrew became Chairman of the Audit Committees of both life company boards in May 2016.

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)

 

Geoff Roberts
Independent Director

BCom, MBA

Geoff was appointed to the AMP Limited Board and as Chairman of the Audit Committee in July 2016. He became a member of the Risk Committee in January 2018. He was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited and their Audit and Risk Committeess in May 2018, having previously been appointed a director of those boards, and a member of the Audit Committee of each from July 2011 until March 2012.

Experience

Geoff has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services across Australia, Asia and Europe, with a particular focus on accounting, financial management and strategic advice. He was appointed CFO of SEEK Limited in June 2015 and prior to that held the positions of Managing Partner of Deloitte Victoria and Director of Deloitte Australia, and Group CFO of AXA Asia Pacific Holdings. Geoff is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has also served the not-for-profit sector as Chairman of the Reach Foundation and a Director of Vision Australia.

 

Mike Wilkins AO
Director
Mike Wilkins AO
Director

BCom, MBA

Following the commencement of Francesco De Ferrari as Chief Executive Office of AMP Limited on 1 December 2018, Mike Wilkins resumed his status as a Non-Executive Director of AMP Limited, having held the role of acting Chief Executive Officer until 30 November 2018.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2016. He assumed the role of interim Executive Chairman from April 2018 until David Murray’s appointment as Chairman in June 2018.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in October 2016. On 1 December 2018, Mike was appointed as a member of these Boards’ 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)

 

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.

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

  • Director of Cover-More Group Limited (December 2013 to April 2017)
  • Chairman of 1st Group Ltd (appointed February 2015)

Government and community involvement

  • Chairman of the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority

 

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 is responsible for AMP’s insurance business, including mature lines.

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
Geoff Roberts
Independent Director
Andrew Harmos
Independent Director

BCom, LLB (Hons)

Andrew was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in June 2017 and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committees and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Committees in April 2018. 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 appointed as a member of the Risk Committees of both life company boards in November 2014 and Chairman in April 2018. Andrew became Chairman of the Audit Committees of both life company boards in May 2016.

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)

 

Geoff Roberts
Independent Director

BCom, MBA

Geoff was appointed to the AMP Limited Board and as Chairman of the Audit Committee in July 2016. He became a member of the Risk Committee in January 2018. He was appointed a Director of AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited and their Audit and Risk Committeess in May 2018, having previously been appointed a director of those boards, and a member of the Audit Committee of each from July 2011 until March 2012.

Experience

Geoff has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services across Australia, Asia and Europe, with a particular focus on accounting, financial management and strategic advice. He was appointed CFO of SEEK Limited in June 2015 and prior to that held the positions of Managing Partner of Deloitte Victoria and Director of Deloitte Australia, and Group CFO of AXA Asia Pacific Holdings. Geoff is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has also served the not-for-profit sector as Chairman of the Reach Foundation and a Director of Vision Australia.

 

Mike Wilkins AO
Director
Mike Wilkins AO
Director

BCom, MBA

Following the commencement of Francesco De Ferrari as Chief Executive Office of AMP Limited on 1 December 2018, Mike Wilkins resumed his status as a Non-Executive Director of AMP Limited, having held the role of acting Chief Executive Officer until 30 November 2018.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2016. He assumed the role of interim Executive Chairman from April 2018 until David Murray’s appointment as Chairman in June 2018.

Mike was appointed to the AMP Life Limited and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited Boards in October 2016. On 1 December 2018, Mike was appointed as a member of these Boards’ 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)