Alex Madsen joined Australian Unity in early 2017 as Chief of Staff to the company’s CEO, Mr Rohan Mead. In August 2020, Alex was appointed as Executive General Manager – Trustees in Australian Unity’s Wealth & Capital Markets business.
In her current role, Alex is responsible for developing and leading the Trustees business, in particular continuing to build a specialist, client focused team that provide services including: estate planning, executor appointments, financial attorney, financial and legal administration and the management of personal, native title, community and philanthropic trusts.
Prior to joining Australian Unity, Alex was a senior executive at the National Disability Insurance Agency, where she was responsible for leading the work on assistive technology, market stewardship, quality and safeguards and provider support and registration. As one of the founding officers during its start-up phase, Alex was also responsible for the Agency’s governance arrangements, including establishing the Board and Independent Advisory Council. She also worked at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department for close to a decade, specialising in national security, administrative and disability law. In her early career, Alex worked at Baker & McKenzie as a lawyer.