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Regional Councils

FINSIA’s Regional Councils support members throughout Australia.

Your regional council representatives

NSW / ACT REGIONAL COUNCIL
Chair
Rob Sinclair
F Fin
ANZ
Rob has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 2000 and was appointed Chair in 2016. 
Deputy Chair
Kate McCallum
F Fin
Multiforte Financial Services
Kate has been a member of FINSIA since 2015 and was appointed Deputy Chair in 2016.  
Belinda Cooney
F Fin
Macquarie Capital
Belinda has been a member of FINSIA since 2011 and was Chair of the NSW Regional Council in 2014 and 2015. 
Giles Gunesekera
SF Fin
Principal Global Investors
Giles has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 2001.
Nathan Krieger 
F Fin
DFA Australia 
Nathan has been a member of FINSIA since 2003. 
Linda Maniaci F Fin
ANZ
Linda has been a member of FINSIA since 2002 and on the Women in Finance Committee since 2013.
Bettina Pidcock
F Fin
QBE
Bettina has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 1992.
Karolina Popic
F Fin
Allen & Overy
Karolina has been a member of FINSIA since 2012.
Victoria Weekes
SF Fin
OnePath Funds Management
Victoria has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1996.

 
VIC/ TAS REGIONAL COUNCIL  
Chair
Loretta Venten
SF Fin
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Loretta has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1985. Loretta was appointed Chair the Victorian Regional Council in 2015. 
Deputy Chair
Catherine Macleod
F Fin
NAB
Catherine has been a member of FINSIA since 2010 and was appointed Deputy Chair in 2015. 
Tasmanian Chair
Tania Hudson
ANZ
Tania has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1997. Tania was appointed Chair of the TAS Regional Council in 2013.

Chad Barendse
A Fin
NAB

Chad has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
James Canny
A Fin
NAB
James has been a member of FINSIA since 2013.
Paul Chin
SF Fin
Shawlands Capital Management
Paul has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 2003. 
Stephen Minns
A Fin
King & Wood Mallesons
Stephen has been a member of FINSIA since 2013.
Mark Topy
SF Fin
Canaccord BGF
Mark has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 1993.
Brad Upton
SA Fin 
Westpac
Brad has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australasia since 1993.
QLD REGIONAL COUNCIL  
Chair
Kerry McGowan
SF Fin
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Kerry has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 1990.
Michelle Bagnall
SA Fin
Suncorp Bank
Michelle has been a member since 2015.
Joanne Dwyer
A Fin
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Joanne has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
Alasdair Jeffrey
F Fin
Rowland Communication Group
Alasdair has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 2005.
Anne-Maree Keane
F Fin
KPMG
Anne-Maree has been a member since 2001.
Noel Lord
SF Fin
CommSec Adviser Services
Noel has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1987. 
Peter Pontikis
SF Fin
Peter has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1991.
Richard Somerville F Fin
Queensland Treasury
Richard has been a member of FINSIA since 2008.
Peta Tilse
F Fin
Levantine Wealth
Peta has been a member of FINSIA since 1995.
Sean Trainor
A Fin
Queensland Treasury Corporation
Sean has been a member of FINSIA since 2013 and on the YFP Committee since 2014.
Philip Vickery
F Fin
K&L Gates
Philip has been a member of FINSIA the Securities Institute of Australia since 2006.
Andrew Weeden
PwC
Andrew has been a member of FINSIA since 2012.
Gordon Wilkie
A Fin
Suncorp Insurance Ventures
Gordon has been a member of FINSIA since 2012.
SA / NT REGIONAL COUNCIL  
Chair
Bruno Bellon 
SF Fin  
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Bruno has been a member of FINSIA since 2014 and was appointed Chair in 2016.
Jane Dharam
SF Fin
Funds SA
Jane has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1994. 
Amanda Heyworth
SF Fin
Ingenia Communities Group
Amanda has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1992 
Nick Karagiannis
SA Fin
Kelly & Co Lawyers
Nick has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
Lan Lam
Finlaysons
Lan has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
John Montague
SF Fin
Super SA
John has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 1992.
Philip Roberts
SF Fin
Baron Partners Limited
Philip has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 1985.
Stuart Symons
SA Fin
People's Choice Credit Union
Stuart has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
Peter Tyson
A Fin
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 
Peter has been a member of FINSIA since 2013.
David White
SF Fin
University of Adelaide 
David has been a member of FINSIA and the Securities Institute of Australia since 1983
Ida Wong Taylor
SA Fin
Westpac
Ida has been a member of FINSIA since 2016.
WA REGIONAL COUNCIL  
Chair
Rohan Mishra SA Fin
Clayton Utz 
Rohan became a member in July 2016
Justin Van Ast SA Fin
Westpac
Justin joined FINSIA in July 2016
Irshaad Songerwala F Fin
Ernst & Young
Irshaad has been a member of FINSIA ince 2002. 
Tim Sullivan SA Fin
NAB
Tim has been a member of FINSIA since 2011. 
Sean Vincent SA Fin
Ernst & Young
Sean has been a member of FINSIA since 2013.
Emma Wright SA Fin
Tomkins Turner Corporate Advisory
Emma has been a member of FINSIA since 2014.
Heather Zampatti
SA Fin
Bell Potter Securities
Heather has been a member of FINSIA since 2010.