Details of Trustee Executives are as follows:
Vincent Parrott – Executive Director
Vincent is Managing Director of the Diversa Group and Diversa Trustees Executive Director responsible for all business operations. Vincent has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has worked in leadership roles within the institutional funds management sector for AMP, SBC (now UBS Global Asset Management), BT Funds Management and Aberdeen Asset Management.
In 2001 he co-founded boutique asset manager, Souls Funds Management where he served as Managing Director from 2001 to 2008. Through his career he has had experience in investment research and portfolio management, superannuation, sales and marketing, business operations, and general management.
Robert Chmielewski – General Manager, Trustee Services
Robert holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and other industry related training. He has worked as a financial services lawyer and compliance manager for over 17 years specialising in superannuation, managed investments, funds management and insurance. He has worked with large industry funds, large public trustee companies, large insurance companies and other financial services providers. Robert joined the Trustee in 2010.
Simon Duncan – Senior Account Executive
Simon has completed his RG146 in Superannuation and holds a Certificate IV in Human Resources. He has worked in the superannuation industry for 15 years and is highly experienced in superannuation operations and administration with extensive hands-on knowledge of highly complex corporate super funds, insurance funds and master trusts. Simon has been with the Trustee since 2006 and has been closely involved with the establishment of a number of our clients’ superannuation funds and managing a multitude of different service providers to the superannuation industry.
Robert Good – Company Secretary
Robert has a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting. He has also completed DFP 1 – 7 of the Diploma of Financial Planning. Robert has over 30 years experience in the superannuation and financial services industry. In that time he has managed or provided services in administration, technical services, consulting, sales, licence development and investments. This experience has been gained working with industry funds, master trusts and corporate funds as well as SMSFs.
Ashley Fenton – Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Ashley joined the Group in May 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. Ashley has more than 20 years of business and financial experience across a broad range of industries. He has extensive public company experience having held senior finance positions with ASX listed companies including Ambition Group Ltd, Salmat Ltd, Fairfax Media Limited and Cable and Wireless Optus Ltd. He has also been Company Secretary of ASX listed entities. Ashley is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, has a Diploma in Accounting from Greenwich University, UK and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Brian Stieg – Senior Account Executive
Brian holds a Bachelor of Business and a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and has worked in the financial services and superannuation industries for over 40 years. Brian has extensive experience and knowledge in the trustee, superannuation and funds management industry and has been involved in the investment and management of trust funds and the development and marketing of investment products. Brian re-joined the Trustee in 2014 after working for a superannuation administration business for 3 years. Prior to that he worked at CCSL for 5 years and has held senior positions at CCI Investment Management, NSP Buck, ASFA and IOOF Trustees. He currently serves as a member and secretary of a CCSL Fund Board Committee.
David Naunton – Governance, Risk & Compliance Manager
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) and has completed the Diploma of Financial Planning. He has worked in specialist compliance roles for the past 10 years in superannuation, managed investments and financial planning and has over 15 years experience in the superannuation and financial services industry. David joined the Trustee in 2010 and continues to provide significant value to the business and its clients through the application of his extensive technical and regulatory knowledge.