The Directors below are on the boards of Diversa Trustees Limited (ABN 49 006 421 638, AFSL 235153, RSE L0000635, “Diversa Trustees”) and CCSL Limited (ABN 51 104 967 964, AFSL 287 084, RSE L0000758, “CCSL”).
Non-Executive Director, Chair
Vin Plant is a Sydney based financial services specialist and the Chairman of the Diversa Trustees Board. Vin was appointed to the Board on 4 May 2017. He also chairs the Investment Committee and is a member of the Audit, Compliance, Risk & Remuneration Committee.
Vin Plant is also the Chairman of the CCSL Limited Board.
He served as a non-executive director on the PayPal Australia Board from 2009 to 2016 and was Chairman of PayPal’s Audit & Risk Committee between 2010 and 2016. A former investment and consumer banker, he was a Partner at HSW Capital from 2009 to 2010 and held various senior positions at Standard Chartered Bank from 1991 to 2008.
Vin is a fellow of FINSIA and a member of the Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from George Washington University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.
Andrew Peterson is a senior executive with more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, with a particular focus on asset management. Andrew has held roles in executive leadership, sales, research, compliance, and product development roles across the retail and wholesale sectors at organisations such as Required Financial Services, Aviva Investors/Antares Equities, Timbercorp and IOOF. Andrew started his career as a tax lawyer with Arthur Anderson, Minter Ellison and State Street Limited and has forged a reputation as a commercially focused, results-driven, strategic executive.
Andrew joined the Diversa Trustees board in June 2019 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Andrew is also an executive director of CCSL Limited, Tidswell Financial Services Ltd, Responsible Entity Partners Limited, Certes CT Pty Ltd and Certes CT (NSW) Pty Ltd, and Certes SPV Management Pty Ltd.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Law degree from Monash University.
Robyn joined the Diversa Trustees board in December 2017 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Robyn is a former Executive Director of Macquarie Bank Group where she initiated and ran a profitable direct distribution business for which she set up a business development call centre, a marketing intelligence/data analysis unit, an e-commerce platform and product development and management. She has an extensive
background in marketing, business and governance with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
She is also a non-executive director of the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association, Gateway Bank and the Football Federation of Australia. Committee experience includes Chair of the Nominations & Remuneration Committee, Chair of the Governance, Nominations & Remuneration Committee, Chair of the FFA Governance Committee and membership of Risk, Finance Audit and Investment Committees across the various boards.
Robyn founded and is principal of her own governance consultancy which specialises in board and CEO performance evaluations. She is a former non-executive director of CUSCAL, Habitat for Humanity Australia and MLC School. Robyn is also an accredited facilitator and author of courses for the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Audit, Compliance & Risk, Remuneration Committee
Murray has worked within the financial services industry for over 29 years. He has provided advice on corporate governance and strategic planning issues to institutions; acted as an independent expert under ASIC enforceable undertakings; chaired audit risk & compliance committees; been appointed as a responsible manager for a number of AFS Licence holders spanning listed and unlisted fund managers and financial advisory businesses.
Murray joined the Diversa Trustees board in September 2014. He is also a non-executive director of the CCSL Limited Board.
He is currently Managing Director of Compliance & Risk Services Pty Ltd which has acted for over 400 financial institutions in establishing and supporting financial services businesses. His company has also developed a web-based software solution, CRS-Certus, which is used by a number of financial institutions to manage their risk and compliance obligations.
Murray’s expertise spans retail and wholesale funds management, securities operations, superannuation, insurance, corporate advisory and financial planning.
Fiona McNabb is an experienced non-executive director with over 25 years’ corporate experience in actuarial consulting, financial markets, derivatives pricing and trading, treasury, investments, risk management, compliance, and governance.
Fiona joined the Diversa Trustees board in June 2019 and is a member of the Audit, Compliance & Risk, Remuneration Committee. She is also a non-executive director of CCSL Limited, Tidswell Financial Service Limited and Certes CT. She has experience as a director in a wide range of industries, including agriculture, forestry, health, education, sport, superannuation and investments.
Fiona is also a Senior Industry Fellow in the Department of Banking & Finance at Monash University where she currently lectures in investment banking and ethics. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees and is RG146 compliant for superannuation.
Fiona is passionate about women in leadership, finance and education.