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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.  
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.
Mark Lumsden
SA FIN
Deloitte 
Mark has been a member of FINSIA since 2018.
Kathryn Illy
PWC
Kathryn has been a member of FINSIA since 2018.
Samantha Clarke
SA FIN
Samantha has been a member of FINSIA since 2018. 

 
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.
Steve Daniels SA FIN GM Risk Management NAB Business, NAB
Mandy Rashleigh SA FIN Director, Management Consulting, KPMG
Jim Christodouleas Financial Services / Strategy / innovation, PwC
Jo Edmonds A FIN Head of Risk, Bendigo Bank
Robert Szyszko F FIN AE Capital Pty Ltd, Financial Controller
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.
Paul Chin SF FIN
Shawlands Capital Management
Paul has been a member of FINSIA and the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance since 2003.
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.
Mark Sawyer SA FIN
My Life My Finance Ltd
Mark has been a member of FINSIA since 2018.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ida Wong Taylor SA Fin
Westpac 
Ida has been a member of FINSIA since 2016.
Ben Owen SA FIN 
Head of SME Business Banking, Bank SA
Ben has been a member of FINSIA since 2017.
WA REGIONAL COUNCIL  
Chair
Rohan Mishra SA FIN
Clayton Utz 
Rohan became a member in July 2016
Tim Sullivan SA FIN
NAB
Tim has been a member of FINSIA since 2011.
Justin Van Ast SA FIN
Westpac
Justin joined FINSIA in July 2016
Emma Wright SA FIN
Tomkins Turner Corporate Advisory
Emma has been a member of FINSIA since 2014