Board of Directors
Meet the Board
Directors and management are committed to high standards of corporate governance, which are enunciated in the company’s Statement of Principles. This statement establishes the framework for how the Board oversees Credit Corp and performs its functions on behalf of all stakeholders. The Statement of Principles includes Credit Corp’s Vision Statement, Client Relationship Policy, Risk Management Program, Code of Conduct and Statement of Ethics.
BCom, CA(NZ), ACIS, Ffin
Appointed as a Non-executive Director on 31 March 2008.
Don is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Don was appointed as Chairman on 30 June 2008.
Don has more than 35 years experience in financial markets, investment banking and broad business services. He has previously held executive roles at a number of local and overseas investment management and investment banking organisations, working in London, Singapore, Auckland and Sydney.
Currently Don is Chairman of Torres Industries Pty Limited, an unlisted public investment group engaged in shipping, aviation, non-bank financial services and infrastructure activities across eight countries. Don was appointed Chairman of Clime Investment Management Limited on 1 March 2015.
Don holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Secretary and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
BEc, FCA, FAICD
Appointed as a Non-executive Director in July 2009, Eric has extensive experience in the insurance, finance and banking sectors. Eric previously held the position of Managing Director and CEO of MBF Australia Limited for a six year period and was appointed as Managing Director of the combined organisation when MBF merged with BUPA Australia in June 2008.
Eric is also a past Managing Director and CEO of NRMA Insurance Limited and held numerous senior positions within the financial services industry.
Currently Eric is Chairman of First American Title Insurance Company of Australia Pty Limited and Chairman of ICON Cancer Care Australia.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Economics degree, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors.
BA, MBA, FAICD
Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2014, Leslie brings 30 years' experience in commercial banking in a number of countries and is a specialist in payments and corporate cash management.
She has been in the start-up phase of businesses with Chase Manhattan (now JP Morgan Chase) in New York and Hong Kong, arriving in Australia to establish the Chase presence when new bank licences were granted as part of the de-regulation in the mid-80s. She joined Westpac in 1994 as a General Manager to establish its Transaction Banking capability and later led the Working Capital Services business at the Commonwealth Bank.
Currently Leslie is an independent Director of EFTPOS Payments Australia and a Director of IMA Asia, an independent economics advisory firm. She has held Board positions with subsidiaries of the Commonwealth Bank and a variety of payment industry bodies.
Leslie holds dual Australian/US citizenship and has a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Business Administration degree and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in September 2006, Richard brings over 40 years of management experience in banking, finance and related industry sectors to Credit Corp's Board.
Richards is a professional Company Director and has previously held senior executive roles including Group Executive, Australian Banking Services with Westpac Banking Corporation, Managing Director of AGC Limited and Executive Vice President of US-based Avco Financial Services.
Richard was Acting Chairman between 11 February and 30 June 2008 and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
BE, MBA, MPA, FAICD, JP
Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2008, Rob has extensive experience in business management in both an executive and non-executive capacity. Rob has specialist skills in financial analysis, audit committees and corporate governance.
Currently Rob is a Non-Executive Director of Magontec Limited where he chairs the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee and is a member of the Remuneration and Appointments Committee. Former Board roles include Insearch Limited and The Rugby Club Limited.
Rob holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree, a Master of Business Administration degree, a Master of Professional Accounting degree and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as well as a Justice of the Peace.