Company Secretary & Treasurer
Victoria Weekes is a professional non-executive director with over 30 years’ executive experience in the financial services industry and now on boards in health, housing, financial services, government and cultural institutions. Victoria was a founding director and Chair of AGEC until Nov 2020. A vocal advocate for gender equality in the financial services sector for many years, Victoria led the development of FINSIA’s gender divide campaign. Victoria has worked closely with organisations like the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Women on Boards (WOB), the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Male Champions of Change, the AICD and the Governance Institute on gender equality initiatives and campaigns.
Victoria is Chair of OnePath Custodians Limited, a $45 billion market leading superannuation fund, Deputy Chair of Sydney Local Health District and St George Community Housing and Chair of NSW Treasury’s Audit & Risk Committee. Victoria is the President of FINSIA and a member of the State Library of NSW Council. Victoria led the establishment of FINSIA’s research on industry attitudes to gender equality (the Gender Divide Survey) to drive awareness for change in financial services, and produced the world first video series “The Lightbulb Moments”, where leaders shared their personal stories on the importance of gender diversity for business success.
Victoria played a key role in the campaign to retain the WGEA reporting standards on gender equality when under threat of repeal. Victoria led FINSIA’s work with WOB to develop best practice reporting guidelines on measures for gender diversity performance.