Peter Promnitz BSc (Hons), AIAA, FAICD

 

Mr Promnitz was appointed Chairman of the board of Australian Unity Limited on 30 March 2016. He has been a director since 1 January 2013 and appointed Deputy Chairman and Chairman-designate on 28 July 2015.  He is a director of Warakirri Asset Management Pty Ltd and Elite Superannuation Services Pty Ltd and was previously Chairman of listed company SFG Australia Limited. Mr Promnitz is a qualified actuary. He was formerly Head of Mercer in Asia Pacific, a member of the global Mercer Executive Committee and Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. in Australia, a role he retired from in December 2012. Prior to his senior executive role in Asia Pacific with Mercer, his business experience includes a diverse career in financial services in Australia and New Zealand. He has led investment, superannuation, actuarial and human resource consulting businesses in both executive and non-executive capacities with a personal focus on clients, diversity and governance. He has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Rohan Mead
Group Managing Director and CEO 

Mr Mead was appointed Group Managing Director of Australian Unity Limited on 1 July 2004. As Group Managing Director, he is a member of subsidiary boards and most committees. Mr Mead is also deputy chairman of Platypus Asset Management and a director of Seres Asset Management (Hong Kong).  He is chairman of the Business Council of Australia’s Healthy Australia task force and a member of its Indigenous Engagement task force.  He is also a director of the Centre for Independent Studies, a director of the Business Council of Co-Operatives and Mutuals Limited (BCCM) and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Prior to joining Australian Unity, Mr Mead was employed by Perpetual Trustees Australia Limited (1996-2003) in a range of senior roles. Mr Mead has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Stephen Maitland OAM, RFD, BEc, MBus, LLM, FCPA, FAICD, FCIS, SF Fin

Mr Maitland was appointed to the board of Australian Unity Limited in 2005 following the merger with Grand United Friendly Society Limited. He is a director of a number of Australian Unity Limited subsidiaries, chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee, and a member of the Investment Committee and Risk Committee. He is a director of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland Limited, QInsure Ltd and of several private companies. He is also chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Public Trustee of Queensland, an independent member of several audit and compliance committees and past President of the Queensland Division of CPA Australia. Mr Maitland is the principal of Delphin Associates, a business consultancy specialising in strategic planning, risk management, corporate governance and business transition. He has over 40 years’ experience in the banking and finance industries and was Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Office of Financial Supervision between 1992 and 1999. He was previously a director of Centrepoint Alliance Limited. Mr Maitland has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Greg Willcock BCom, FCPA, FAICD, MAIM, F Fin

Mr Willcock was appointed to the board of Australian Unity Limited on 1 March 2012. He is Chairman of Big Sky Building Society Limited, a director of a number of Australian Unity Limited subsidiaries, chairman of the Risk Committee, a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee and a member of the Big Sky Risk Committee. Mr Willcock is also a director of the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA), the industry advocate for Australia’s customer owned banking sector and is a director of Australian Unity Investments Real Estate Limited which is the responsible entity for the listed Australian Unity Office Fund. Mr Willcock has over 33 years’ experience in banking and financial services in Australia, United States of America and the United Kingdom including seven years in general management roles at National Bank of Australia in the areas of risk management, strategy and change management. Mr Willcock has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Melinda Cilento BA, BEc (Hons), MEc

Ms Cilento was appointed to the board of Australian Unity Limited on 1 May 2014. She is a director of a number of Australian Unity Limited subsidiaries, Chairman of the Human Resources, Remuneration and Nominations Committee and the Investment Committee and a member of the Risk Committee. She is also a director of Woodside Petroleum and Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia. In addition to her directorships, Melinda is a member of ASIC’s External Advisory Panel, the NAB Advisory Council of Corporate Responsibility, the advisory council of the Australian Scholarship Foundation, and is a part time commissioner with the Productivity Commission. Melinda worked for eight years with Australia’s leading CEOs at the Business Council of Australia, including four years as Deputy Chief Executive. Prior to joining the Business Council she was Head of Economics at Invesco Australia. Melinda has also worked with the Federal Treasury and International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. Ms Cilento was a director of Wesfarmers General Insurance until June 2014. Ms Cilento has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Su McCluskey BCom, FCPA, MAICD

Ms McCluskey was appointed to the board of Australian Unity Limited on 1 September 2015.  She is a director of a number of Australian Unity Limited subsidiaries and a member of the Human Resources, Remuneration and Nominations Committee, Investment Committee and Audit and Compliance Committee.  Ms McCluskey is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Australia Institute.  She is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Skilled Migration. Ms McCluskey was also a member of the Harper Review of Competition Policy and the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee. Ms McCluskey was previously the CEO of the Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations and the Executive Director of the Office of Best Practice Regulation. Ms McCluskey has held senior positions with the Business Council of Australia, the National Farmers’ Federation and the Australian Taxation Office.  She is also a beef cattle farmer. Ms McCluskey has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.

Paul Kirk B Ec, ACA, RITA, MAICD

Mr Kirk was appointed to the board of Australian Unity Limited on 1 February 2016. Mr Kirk is currently Managing Director and Founder of Collins Pitt Associates and is a director of the Victorian Registration & Qualifications Authority.  He is also a director of Worksafe Victoria and the Transport Accident Commission.  He is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee of Monash University.  He is a director of the Melbourne Festival and the St Kilda Football Club. Prior to this, Mr Kirk held a number of senior positions both overseas and in Australia with the major accountancy firm,  PricewaterhouseCoopers, specialising in the area of corporate advice, turnaround & restructuring, profit improvement, M&A, strategic advice, risk and governance, forensic accounting and insolvency management. Following this, Paul worked for two years as a Special Advisor for Lazard Australia. Mr Kirk has not held any directorships of listed entities in addition to those set out above during the last three years.