FINSIA CEO and Managing Director Yasser El-Ansary F FIN welcomed the new SF FINs and applauded their professionalism and leadership in ensuring the best outcomes for their businesses and the community.
“I am delighted to be acknowledging these individuals as it is a really great opportunity for FINSIA to shine a light on the professional contribution they have made to financial services and the community over the years,” he said.
“FINSIA Senior Fellows are rightly held in the highest esteem. It’s an accolade that won’t have come easily and will represent an impeccable career as a professional.
“Those on this year’s list come from a diverse range of roles within financial services including law, banking, regulation, capital markets, healthcare, M&A and government relations.
“The leadership in executive and non-executive roles highlight the important way FINSIA contributes to Australian society as a whole.”
Those on the list are:-
- Emily Amos, Managing Director, Health at Wesfarmers
- Andrea Beatty, Partner at Piper Alderman
- Paul Franklin, Executive General Manager, Consumer Data Right, ACCC,
- Cameron Fuller, CFO, Epworth Healthcare, Former FINSIA Board Director
- Carolyn Kidd, FINSIA Board Director
- Timothy Longstaff, Non-Executive Director
- Jeffrey McArthur, CRO, Greater Bank
- Ian O’Brien, Partner, Leewin Capital Partners
- Chris Whitehead, former FINSIA CEO and MD and Non-Executive Director
Other recent members who have been awarded the SF FIN post nominal include Judo Banker founder Joseph Healy, former Afterpay Chair Elana Rubin, NAB State Director Wayde Keyser, Revolut CEO Matt Baxby and Bank First CEO Michelle Bagnall.
Senior leaders from across financial services who are SF FINs include APRA Chair Wayne Byres, CBA chief executive Matt Comyn, NAB Chair Phil Chronican, business leader David Gonski AC and former NAB chief executive Don Argus AC.
The criteria for the SF FIN post nominals that is “FINSIA’s most prestigious award” is that it is for those senior members of the industry who have not only achieved academically in their career but to those who have contributed to the advancement of the finance industry and to FINSIA.
The designation is an honorary title which recognises those who have achieved leadership roles and contributed to FINSIA, the advancement of the finance industry, and the broader community. Applications for Senior Fellow are assessed by your peers.
Once your document has been received, your application will be first presented to the appropriate Regional Council and then, if ratified, presented to the FINSIA board for final decision.
While any member at the level of Affiliate membership or higher can be put forward, the criteria for nominations should take into account a level of seniority in the profession and must be put supported by two Fellows or one Senior Fellow of FINSIA.
For more information and to nominate, go to Member Application | Finsia