Victoria Weekes – Board Chair
Victoria Weekes BComm LLB, FAICD, Senior Fellow Finsia is, a professional non-executive director with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry in senior executive roles in major listed companies. Victoria is currently Chairman of OnePath Custodians Limited, a $45 billion market leading superannuation fund, a director of Sydney Local Health District, Deputy Chair of St George Community Housing and Chairman of NSW Treasury’ Audit & Risk Committee. Victoria is also the Vice President of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the NSW Urban Growth Development Corporation and the State Library of NSW.
Coral Ross – Deputy Chair
Coral, a founding Director of AGEC, is the National Vice-President of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association and was previously the ALGWA Victorian President. A professional journalist with more than 20 years’ experience, Coral has been a local government councillor at the City of Boroondara, in Metropolitan Melbourne since 2002. She has been elected five times and in November 2014 Coral was elected Mayor of the City of Boroondara for the third time. Coral Is the President of the Municipal Association of Victoria – Victoria’s peak body for local government was is on the Board of the Australian Local Government Association, the peak body for local government in Australia.
Dr Terry Fitzsimmons – Board Member & Managing Director
Dr Terry Fitzsimmons is a Senior Lecturer in leadership, human resource management and change management with the University of Queensland Business School. He is the Director of the AIBE Centre for Gender Equality in the Workplace. He is also a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience. His PhD in Leadership examined successful attributes of CEOs and differing pathways to CEO roles for men and women. In June 2015, Dr Fitzsimmons and Professor Callan released ‘Filling the Pool’ a major report into gender inequality in Western Australia and what governments, organisations and individuals can do to address the issue. Dr Fitzsimmons has published many papers in leading journals exploring the issue of gender equality in leadership roles.
Ann-Maree David – Board Member
Ann-Maree David is an Executive Director of The College of Law, the largest provider of practice-focused legal education in Australasia. She has worked in the legal profession for over 30 years, in public and corporate sector roles and in private practice as a solicitor.
Ann-Maree has held a career-long passion for developing and delivering education and training programs to enable all involved in the delivery of legal services to thrive both personally and professionally.
Sandy Hutchison – Board Member
Sandy Hutchison is the Founder and CEO of Career Money Life. A disruptive and innovative, award winning marketplace business providing employees and organisations the power of choice in career transition, parental leave programs, transition to retirement, mental health & wellbeing services and financial advice. Sandy’s commitment to gender equality is reflected in the fact that over 65% of her community of suppliers are women owned businesses.
Pascale Helyar-Moray – Director
Pascale Helyar-Moray has over 20 years financial services marketing and brand-building experience. A seasoned entrepreneur and startup advisor, her latest venture is Super Rewards. Super Rewards is cash rewards for women for super, in a bid to help women close their super gap. Previously Pascale was the Head of Marketing for the Investment Trusts and WealthManager+ businesses of JPMorgan Asset Management in London, and has also held senior marketing roles at BT Financial Group and BNP Paribas.
Sandra Buckley – Board Member
Sandra is CEO of Women in Super, a national networking and advocacy organisation for women employed in superannuation and the aligned financial services industry. Founded in 1994, WIS has a long history of advocating for better retirement outcomes for women. Since joining WIS in 2014 Sandra has led the strategy, advocacy, policy, research and campaign work that WIS undertakes to improve retirement outcomes for women.
Vy Pham – Board Member
Vy Pham is a financial services professional with over 18 years’ experience in solving complex problems in wealth and banking with a unique breadth and depth of experience across multiple disciplines including program management, strategy, risk, marketing, communication and investment reporting. She is currently the Head of Market Delivery and Distribution – Health at Zurich Financial Services and is responsible for the take to market strategy for Zurich’s WellCare strategy in Malaysia.
Rebecca Dickson – Director
Rebecca is in her second term as a Director on the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) board, having joined NAWIC in 2010. NAWIC is a founding member of AGEC and a proud contributor to the continuing fight for gender equality.
Rebecca has almost 10 years of experience advocating for increased opportunities for women in the construction industry, removing gendered pay gaps and changing institutional structures that discriminate against women.