Ms Yasmin Anita Allen
Non-Executive Director 09/02/2015
Ms Allen was appointed a director of ASX in February 2015. She is a Member of the Risk Committee. Ms Allen is also a director of ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited and Austraclear Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensees for Australia's derivatives, OTC and debt markets, and their intermediate holding companies. Ms Allen has financial services, strategy and corporate governance experience, gained during a career of over 20 years in finance and investment banking. She was formerly a vice president at Deutsche Bank, a director at ANZ Investment Bank and an associate director at HSBC Group. Ms Allen was appointed a director of Cochlear Limited in August 2010 and Santos Limited in October 2014. Ms Allen's previous appointments include director of Insurance Australia Group Limited between November 2004 and September 2015. Ms Allen is also Chair of Advance, a director of the George Institute for Global Health and the National Portrait Gallery, and Acting President of the Australian Government Takeovers Panel.
BCom, FAICD Female
Mr Robert Woods
Non-Executive Director 01/01/2020
Mr Woods has over 30 years' experience in financial markets and has understanding of ASX and its businesses. He has served for the past four years as a director on our subsidiary clearing and settlement boards, including as Chairman of ASX Clear Pty Limited and ASX Settlement Pty Limited, the licensees for our cash equities clearing and settlement facilities. Mr Woods was formerly the Chief Executive, Strategy at Challenger Limited, and has previously served as Chief Executive of Challenger's Funds Management and Asset Management businesses. He started his career at Bankers Trust Australia and became Executive Vice-President and Head of Equity Derivatives.
Mr Dominic John Stevens
Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 19/12/2013
Mr Stevens was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ASX in August 2016. He was an independent non-executive director of ASX from December 2013 until his appointment as CEO. Mr Stevens is a director of the ASX clearing and settlement licensees and their intermediate holding companies. Mr Stevens has over 30 years experience in financial markets. He was CEO of Challenger Limited from 2008 to 2012, before which he was the company's Deputy CEO and head of capital, risk and strategy. Prior to Challenger, he held senior positions during a long career at Bankers Trust Australia, where he had responsibility for the Australian derivatives and the global metals and agricultural commodity derivatives businesses.
Mr Peter Ralph Marriott
Non-Executive Director 01/07/2009
Mr Marriott was appointed a director of ASX and Chair of the Risk Committee in July 2009. He is a director of each ASX clearing and settlement facility licensee and their intermediate holding companies. Mr Marriott has spent over 30 years in senior management roles in the finance industry, spanning international banking, finance and auditing. Mr Marriott was Chief Financial Officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) from 1997 to May 2012. He also spent two years as Group Head of Risk Management. Prior to his career at ANZ, he was a partner of KPMG Peat Marwick specialising in the banking and finance, and information technology sectors. Mr Marriott was appointed a director of Westpac Banking Corporation in June 2013. He is a Member of the Council of Monash University and is Chairman of the Resources and Finance Committee of the Monash University Council.
FCA, BEco(Hons), MAICD Male
Ms Melinda Blanton Conrad
Non-Executive Director 01/08/2016
Ms Conrad was appointed a director of ASX in August 2016. She has over 20 years experience in business strategy and marketing, and brings skills and insights as an executive and director from a range of industries, including retail, financial services and healthcare. Ms Conrad has been a strategy and marketing adviser, an executive with Colgate-Palmolive, and founded and managed a retail business. She was appointed a director of Stockland Corporation Limited and Stockland Trust in May 2018 and Caltex Australia Limited in March 2017. Ms Conrad's previous appointments include director of OFX Group Limited between September 2013 and September 2018, David Jones Limited between July 2013 and August 2014, APN News and Media Limited between January 2012 and February 2013, and Reject Shop Limited between August 2011 and June 2017. Ms Conrad is also a director of the Centre for Independent Studies and the George Institute for Global Health, and a Member of the ASIC Director Advisory Panel and the AICD Corporate Governance Committee.
BA (Hons), MBA, FAICD Female
Mrs Heather M Ridout
Non-Executive Director 29/08/2012
Mrs Ridout was appointed a director of ASX in August 2012. She was formerly Chief Executive of the Australian Industry Group, a national employer organisation representing a cross-section of industry including manufacturing, construction, defence, ICT and labour hire, until April 2012. Mrs Ridout was appointed Chair of the AustralianSuper Trustee Board in May 2013, having joined the Board in 2007. She has also been a director of Sims Metal Management Limited since September 2011 and a director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra since December 2012. Mrs Ridout was appointed a director of AustCyber, the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, in July 2017. Mrs Ridout is a Member of the ASIC External Advisory Panel. Mrs Ridout's previous appointments include Member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia from February 2012 until February 2017, Infrastructure Australia, the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency, the Henry Tax Review panel, the Climate Change Authority and the Prime Minister's Taskforce on Manufacturing.
BEco(Hons), AO Female
Dr Kenneth Ross Henry
Non-Executive Director 22/01/2013
Dr Henry was appointed a director of ASX in February 2013. He is a Member of the Risk Committee. Dr Henry is a director of ASX Clear Pty Limited and ASX Settlement Pty Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensees for Australia's equity markets, and their intermediate holding companies. Dr Henry has experience as an economist in Australia and overseas, and has worked as a senior policy adviser to successive Australian governments. Dr Henry served as the Secretary of the Federal Department of the Treasury from 2001 to 2011. He is Chairman of the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation at the Australian National University, Governor of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, and a Member of the Advisory Board of the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership at the University of Sydney. Dr Henry has been Chairman of National Australia Bank Limited since December 2015 to November 2019, having joined the board in November 2011.
AC, FASSA, BCom(Hons), PhD, DBh.c, FAIIA Male
Mr Damian Roche
Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 01/08/2014
Mr Roche has a background in global financial markets and international regulatory experience. Before joining the ASX, he had more than 20 years' experience in global investment banks, with cross-asset class knowledge spanning the equities, fixed income, and commodities markets, with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region, including Australia. Before retiring from executive roles, Mr Roche was at J.P. Morgan where he was a member of the global Corporate and Investment Bank Operating Committee. His most recent role at the bank was as Head of Markets and Investor Services for the Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong.
Mr Peter Stanley Nash
Non-Executive Director 19/06/2019
Mr Nash was appointed a director of ASX on 19 June 2019. Mr Nash was a Senior Partner with KPMG until September 2017, having been admitted to the partnership in 1993. Mr Nash served as National Chairman of KPMG Australia from 2011 until August 2017. In this role, he also served as a Member of the Global Board of KPMG and was the Chair of KPMG's Global Investment Committee. Mr Nash is Chairman of Johns Lyng Group Limited and a non-executive director of Westpac Banking Corporation and Mirvac Group Limited. He is a board Member of Reconciliation Australia, Koorie Heritage Trust, Migration Council Australia and Golf Victoria. Mr Nash's previous appointments include Member of the Business Council of Australia and Member of its Economic and Regulatory Committee.