Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited (FASEA) Board


Catherine Walter AM (Chair)

Catherine Walter AM is the Deputy Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation and a member of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Payment Systems Board.

She is also the Chair of the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance, Trustee of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust and a Director of the Australian Foundation Investment Company.

Mark Brimble

Mark Brimble is a Professor (Finance) in the Griffith Business School at the Griffith University. He is also the Chair of the Financial Planning Education Council and a member of the Professional Planner Advisory Board and TEQSA Panel of Experts.

Carolyn Bond AO

Carolyn Bond AO is a Director of the Legal Services Board (Victoria), Debt Repayment Service Board and Jan Pentland Foundation. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Deakin University and a former Co-CEO of the Consumer Action Law Centre.

Deborah Kent

Deborah Kent is the Managing Director and Founder of Integra Financial Services Pty Ltd. She is also a former President of the Association of Financial Advisers.

Simon Longstaff AO

Simon Longstaff AO is the Executive Director of the Ethics Centre. He also holds board positions with the Banking and Finance Oath, BHPBilliton Forum of Corporate Responsibility, BT Professional Standards Council, Westpac Stakeholder Council, IAG Ethics Committee and AUSTRADE Ethics Committee.

Catriona Lowe

Catriona Lowe is a Director of the Financial Ombudsman Service, Legal Practice Liability Committee (Vic) and Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and a Co-Chair of the ACCC Consumer Consultative Committee. She is also the former Chair of the Consumers’ Federation of Australia.

Michael O’Neill

Michael O’Neil is the former CEO of National Seniors Australia. He is also a former CEO of the Australian Gold Council and AgForce Queensland.

Matthew Rowe

Matthew Rowe is the CEO and Managing Director of Countplus Limited. He is a former Chair for the Financial Planning Association and former Managing Director of the financial planning business Hood Sweeney.

Stephen Somogyi

Stephen Somogyi is a Director at Guild Group and UniSuper and an advisor at Monash University, Victoria University and University of Melbourne. He is also a former Executive Member of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.