The Financial Services Council (FSC) announces the appointment of two senior industry leaders, Alexis George, Chief Executive Officer, AMP and Matt Rady, Chief Executive Officer of BT Financial Group, to the FSC Board.
Ms George has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Australia and overseas. She spent seven years at ANZ, including as Deputy Chief Executive Officer driving group-wide strategic initiatives in addition to having responsibility for its shared service centres and banking services.
Prior to ANZ, Alexis spent ten years with ING Group in senior roles with responsibility for banking, insurance, funds management, product, marketing, technology and operations.
Mr Rady has over 30 years of experience in the financial services and wealth industries with executive roles in companies including Macquarie Group and global financial services technology company, IRESS. Prior to BT Financial Group, Mr Rady was Chief Executive Officer at Allianz Retire+.
Since Mr Rady’s appointment at BT in 2021, he has led BT Financial Group through a period of significant change. Mr Rady leads BT platforms – including Asgard and BT Panorama, and the margin lending business. As well as supporting outcomes for customers and members he is an advocate for the value of financial advice in Australia.
Chairman of the FSC, David Bryant said: "Alexis and Matt are senior industry leaders that bring to the Board extensive financial services industry experience that will further strengthen the FSC’s advocacy for the industry and its consumers on key policy and regulatory issues.
“Alexis and Matt share the FSC’s commitment to a more competitive, efficient and consumer focused financial services sector that delivers high quality service, financial advice and wealth products for Australian consumers.”
Ms George said: “Joining the FSC Board is an opportunity to represent AMP’s customers and to ensure our industry, regulators and government are working together to achieve the best possible financial outcomes for all Australians.
Mr Rady said: "I am delighted to be joining the FSC Board and am looking forward to working with my fellow directors to support reforms that shape the future of financial services in Australia."
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About the Financial Services Council Australia
The FSC is a peak body which sets mandatory Standards and develops policy for more than 100 member companies in one of Australia’s largest industry sectors, financial services. Our Full Members represent Australia’s retail and wholesale funds management businesses, superannuation funds, life insurers and financial advice licensees. Our Supporting Members represent the professional services firms such as ICT, consulting, accounting, legal, recruitment, actuarial and research houses. The financial services industry is responsible for investing more than $3 trillion on behalf of over 15.6 million Australians. The pool of funds under management is larger than Australia’s GDP and the capitalisation of the Australian Securities Exchange and is one of the largest pools of managed funds in the world.