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The Board of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank sets the vision, strategic direction, values and purpose of our organisation. Together, these have helped form our Bank’s unique corporate culture, inspired its continued evolution over more than 160 years, and acted as a guide for its development.

Our nine person Board is also responsible for overseeing governance of the Bank and delivering accountable corporate performance for shareholders in accordance with the Bank’s goals and strategic objectives.

Jacqueline Hey
Jacqueline Hey
Chair and Independent Director
B.Com (Melb), Graduate Cert. in Management (SCU)

Director since 2011 and appointed Chair in 2019.

Jacquie has experience in telecommunications, marketing and sales, including as CEO of Ericsson in the UK and in Australia. She worked with Ericsson for more than 20 years in leadership roles in Australia, Sweden, the UK and the Middle East.

Jacquie is a director of Qantas Airways Limited, AGL Energy Limited and Cricket Australia.


Special responsibilities

Technology Committee
Governance and HR Committee

Marnie Baker
Marnie Baker
Managing Director
BBus (Acc), ASA, MAICD, SF Fin.

Marnie has been with the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group since 1989 and an Executive of the Bank since 2000. She was appointed Managing Director in 2018.

Marnie has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, specifically Retail Banking, Trustee and Custodial Services, Financial Planning, Insurance, Funds Management, Treasury, Risk and Compliance, Payment Systems, Information Technology, Change Management, Social Media and Digital Technologies, Legal and Human Resources.

Marnie holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Latrobe University and is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Marnie is a Director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, Deputy Chair of Australian Banking Association and sits on the Business Council of Australia, La Trobe Bendigo Regional Advisory Board and Mastercard Asia Pacific Advisory Board. Marnie is also a member of Corporate Executive Women.

Jan Harris
Jan Harris
Independent Director
B.Ec. (Hons)

Appointed to the board in 2016.

Jan has had a distinguished career in the Australian public service with extensive experience in public and regulatory policy development, economics and governance. Jan has had senior roles in the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, including most recently as Deputy Secretary at the Treasury.

Jan currently also serves as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.


Special responsibilities

Chair Risk Committee
Audit Committee

Jim Hazel
Jim Hazel
Independent Director
B.Ec, FFin, SFFin

Appointed to the Board in 2010.

Jim is a prominent South Australian businessman with significant banking experience and knowledge of the regional banking industry.

Jim chairs Ingenia Communities Group Limited. He also serves on the boards of Coopers Brewery Limited and Adelaide Football Club.


Special Responsibilities

Risk Committee
Credit Committee

Robert Hubbard
Robert Hubbard
Independent Director
BA (Hons) Accy, FCA, MAICD

Appointed to the Board in 2013.

Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in accounting, corporate finance, assurance and audit as a partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Brisbane.

Robert chairs Orocobre Limited and Healius Limited.


Special responsibilities

Chair Audit Committee
Technology Committee
Risk Committee

David Matthews
David Matthews
Independent Director
Dip BIT, GAICD

Appointed to the Board in 2010.

David has experience in small business and agri-business and is involved in a number of agricultural industry bodies including Australian Grain Technologies and Farm Trade Australia.

David chaired the first Community Bank company in Rupanyup and Minyip.

David is currently a member of the Community Bank National Council.


Special Responsibilities

Credit Committee
Audit Committee

Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson
Independent Director
B.Com (Melb), ASA, MBA (Melb)

Appointed to the Board in 2006.

Tony has significant experience in wealth management and insurance, including as CEO of Centre Point Alliance, IOOF and OAMPS.

Tony’s other previous management positions include joint managing director of Falkiners Stockbroking, managing director of WealthPoint, chief financial officer of Link Telecommunications and general manager corporate services at Mayne Nickless. Tony is a director of Pacific Current Group and PSC Insurance Group Limited.


Special responsibilities

Chair Governance and HR Committee
Technology Committee
Audit Committee

Vicki Carter
Vicki Carter
Independent Director
BA (Science), Dip Mgt, Certificate in Executive Coaching, GAICD

Vicki joined the Board in 2018.

Vicki has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector including retail banking and more recently in business technology. Vicki is currently employed as Executive Director, Transformation at Telstra. Prior to this Vicki held a number of executive roles at NAB including Executive General Manager - Retail Bank, Executive General Manager – Business Operations and General Manager – People and Organisational Development. Vicki has also held various senior leadership roles at MLC, ING and Prudential.


Special responsibilities

Credit Committee
Technology Committee
Governance and HR Committee

David Foster
David Foster
Independent Director
B.AppSci, MBA, SFFin, FAIM, GAICD

Appointed to the Board in 2019.

David is an experienced non-executive director with a diverse portfolio of directorships and advisory roles across a range of listed and government organisations in financial services, retail, education and professional services.

David’s executive career, primarily in financial services, has spanned more than 25 years, most recently as CEO of Suncorp Bank from 2008 to 2013. He led Suncorp Bank through the highly volatile post global financial crisis period and spearheaded the turnaround of its Retail, SME and Agri businesses. In addition to five and a half years as CEO of Suncorp, David also held other senior roles at Suncorp including the role of Group Executive, Strategy in 2007.

David has also held a number of senior roles with Westpac Banking Corporation in Sydney and Queensland across a 14 year period.

Special responsibilities

Chair, Credit Committee
Risk Committee

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