Chairman of the Board:
Mr D.E. (David) Bird - LL.M, GAICD, Dip.SM, Grad.Cert.Bus.Comm.
Independent Chairman David Bird is a qualified lawyer. He practiced as such for 16 years in his own practice, in house counsel for statutory authorities and a major city law firm. During 1992-1993 he was a Senior Consultant (Legal and Institutional Strengthening) to the Asia Development Bank.
Deputy Chairman: Independent Director
Mr G (Greg) Bright - BEc.
Greg has been an investment journalist, publisher and conference producer for more than 30 years. Starting as the economics writer for the Sydney Morning Herald, he became assistant editor and business editor of the Australian Financial Review.
Managing Director, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO):
Mr G.K. (Greg) O'Neill - BEc., SF Fin(Life)
Greg O’Neill is a qualified economist whose previous experience involved positions as Account Manager with the American Computer company NCR Australia Limited (Manufacturing Systems – Financial Services Group), Trainee Company Secretary at Security Permanent Building Society in Victoria and Advance Bank (Australia) Ltd. Greg is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Life Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance, and a past member of the International Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.
Independent Director - B.Comm (UWA), CA, ITAA, AICM:
Mr John Carrello has over 25 years’ experience in business reconstruction and insolvency and is well regarded in the industry. Mr Carrello is a chartered accountant and Principal with BRI Ferrier. Experienced in corporate insolvency work across a variety of industries, and able to draw on this business reconstruction and strategic advice experience and skills.
Independent Director - LL.M:
Hung Fei Chan
Mr Hung Fei Chan, a director of La Trobe Financial is a lawyer qualified to practice law both in Australia and China. He has nearly 30 years’ experience in advising on cross border investment transactions to companies from China, Hong Kong, Australia and the United States. Mr Chan is also involved in the higher education sphere, he was appointed as a research fellow by Tsing Hua University, a leading University in China and manages continued education courses and research programs in Beijing and Hong Kong for the University.
Independent Director - SNF Fin:
John Marriott is a most experienced Senior Corporate and Commercial Banker having over 40 years experience with 3 of Australia’s major Banks, NAB, Westpac and the ANZ.