Our board members

Mr Robin Burns

FAICD

  • Appointed to the Board in October 2018
  • Chair of the Board since November 2023
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Robin is also a non-executive director of BT Funds Management Ltd, Westpac Securities Administration Ltd and Uniting Ethical Investors Ltd. Robin has more than 30 years of executive experience in financial services, including as Managing Director of Equity Trustees Ltd and prior CEO roles in superannuation, life and health insurance and stockbroking.

Group Captain Susan Stothart CSC

B Bus M Mgt GAICD

  • Appointed to the Board in November 2016
  • Appointee Director of the Chief of Air Force 
  • Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Susan has served for more than 30 years in the Royal Australian Air Force, both in a full-time and reserve capacity. Her expertise lies within the fields of logistics and human resource management. Susan also serves as a Director the Legacy Club of Canberra.

Ms Carolyn Ireland 

MBA (Executive) CA GAICD

  • Appointed to the Board in October 2018
  • Chair of the Investment Committee

Carolyn is also a Director of International Women’s Development Agency, Xavier College Foundation Ltd and Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd. She has worked in senior roles in the finance, health insurance and investment sectors in organisations including Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Australian Unity Ltd, Macquarie Bank Ltd, and KPMG.

Ms Rebecca Davies AO

BEc LLB FAICD DCSG

  • Appointed to the Board in November 2019
  • Chair of the Risk Committee
  • Chair of the Audit Committee

Rebecca is currently a non-executive director of Catholic Health Ltd, Transparency International Australia, The Actuator Operations Ltd, National Heart Foundation of Australia and Lifehouse Australia. She is a member of the Advisory Committee of the UNSW Centre for Big Data in Health, and the Targeted Translational Research 'Board' (a program funded by the Medical Research Future Fund), Audit and Risk Committee member of the Professional Services Review (within the Department of Health) and Nominee Trustee for The University of Notre Dame Australia. She is a highly regarded lawyer, who has worked with clients in technology, media and financial services.

Mr Matt Walsh

BA Sc MBA GAICD

  • Appointed to the Board in November 2021
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Member of the Risk Committee 
  • Member of the Audit Committee

Matt is an experienced non-executive director in sectors that include financial services, wealth management, banking, health and life insurance, health services, and university research and education.

Mr Michael Liu

BCom LLB

  • Appointed to the Board in February 2023 
  • Member of the Investment Committee

Prior to becoming a professional company director, Michael was a lawyer, senior investment banker, and held senior management roles with high growth, fintech, start-up and scale-up companies. Michael is also a director of Police Financial Services Ltd, Foresters Financial Ltd, WCM Global Growth Ltd and Law Institute of Victoria Ltd.

Dr Susan Neuhaus AM CSC

PhD MBBS FRACS FAICD FAMA

  • Appointed to the Board in November 2023
  • Member of the Risk Committee 
  • Member of the Audit Committee

Susan is a non-executive director of Camp Quality Ltd, Australian Institute of Company Directors, MDASA Ltd and Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd, both part of the Medical Indemnity Group Australia. Council member of the Australian War Memorial and Chair of the Memorial Development Committee, Independent Assurance Reviewer, Capability Acquisitions and Sustainability Group - Department of Defence, Clinical Associate Professor – University of Adelaide and Adjunct Distinguished Professor, University of South Australia.

Major General Kathryn Toohey AM CSC (Ret'd)

BEng (Hon) MBA MMDS GAICD

  • Appointed to the Board in November 2023
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Kathryn is a non-executive director of Cylent International Pty Ltd, Greater Western Sydney Giants (a division of the Australian Football League) and Basketball ACT Inc; and a member of the Defence South Australia Advisory Board, Swinburne Defence Advisory Board and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute Council.

Colonel Bridget Mitzevich 

MIR MMDS MBus GAICD

  • Appointed as Associate Director in October 2022

Bridget has served in the Australian Army for more than 23 years. She has broad experience across logistics, human resource management, operational planning and strategic leadership. She is also a Director of the Army Amenities Fund Company.