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Trustee Board Committee

Mandate

This Committee has responsibility for developing the Financial Services Council's strategies and policies in relation to Trustee Companies and Public Trustees.

The Committee's objectives are to:

  • promote sound governance practices in the traditional trustee services sector;

  • advocate for appropriate legal, regulatory and tax regimes that support the efficient and effective delivery of high quality trustee services to Australians;

  • facilitate an open and competitive national market for trustee services;

  • ensure that an adequate training programme in the Personal Trustee field is available to members; and

  • support the collection and maintenance of appropriate industry data.

The Committee also has oversight of the Financial Services Council's relationship with relevant regulators and government departments that have responsibility for and/or an impact on Licensed Trustee Companies and Public Trustees, including: The Australian Securities and Investment Commission, State/Territory Attorney General Departments, the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of Treasury.

Co-Chair

FSC Director, Robin Burns, Managing Director, Equity Trustees Limited

Craig Dent, Chief Executive Officer, State Trustees Limited

FSC Contact

Christian Gergis

Senior Policy Manager

P: 02 8235 2520

E: cgergis@fsc.org.au

Members of the Trustee Board Committee

Andrew

Taylor

Public Trustee for the ACT

Public Trustee

Brian

Roche

Public Trustee of WA

Public Trustee

Craig

Dent

State Trustees Limited

Chief Executive Officer

Davd

Benbow

Public Trustee of TAS

Chief Executive Officer

Debra

Contala

Public Trustee of SA

Public Trustee

Gary

Riordan

Australian Executor Trustees

General Counsel, General Manager Trustee Services

Imelda

Dodds

NSW Trustee and Guardian

Chief Executive Officer

Mark

Crofton

Public Trustee of Queensland

Acting Public Trustee and Official Solicitor

Michelle

Maynard

Perpetual Limited

Senior Legal Counsel, Fiduciary & Legal

Miles

Farrow

Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Ltd

Principal Legal Officer Risk and Compliance

Paul

Rohan

Sandhurst Trustees

Head of Sandhurst Trustees, Bendigo Wealth

Robin

Burns

Equity Trustees Limited

Managing Director

Trustee Board Committee - 2014 meeting dates 

  • Thursday 13 March 2014 from 2pm to 3.30pm - FSC Boardroom, Level 24, 44 Market St, Sydney
  • Wednesday 7 May 2014 from 10.30am to 12noon - Offices of Equity Trustees Limited, Level 2, 575 Bourke St, Melbourne
  • Wednesday 6 August 2014 from 10.30am to 12noon - FSC Conference, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
  • Thursday 6 November 2014 at 10.30am to 12noon - Offices of Equity Trustees Limited, Level 2, 575 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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