Risk

To consider and make decisions on the effectiveness of the company’s risk management framework.

Claudia Bels Independent Director (Committee Chair)
Director

Ms Bels has extensive legal, governance, risk management and financial expertise. Ms Bels has over 25 years’ experience across the government, member services and international banking and finance sectors having previously held the role of General Counsel & Board Secretary for the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation and General Counsel (and Chief Risk Officer) for the Law Society of NSW. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Council Ltd, independent director of Uniting Resources and chair or member of a number of Audit and Risk Committees. Ms Bels is the Chair of the company’s Risk and Contracts & Pricing Committees and is a member of the company’s Audit and Governance Committees.

Garry Dinnie Independent Director
Director

Mr Dinnie is a director of CareFlight Limited, Integrated Research Limited and a director of a number of private companies. He is also Chair of the Audit Committees of these companies and Chair or member of several other Audit & Risk Committees of the NSW public sector and private sector entities. He was previously a partner with Ernst & Young for 25 years specialising in audit, risk, advisory and IT services. Mr Dinnie is the Chair of the company’s Audit Committee and is a member of the company’s Risk, Contracts & Pricing, IT and HR & Remuneration Committees.

Shaun Hassall Newcastle Permanent Building Society Limited
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Hassall is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Newcastle Permanent Building Society Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years’ experience including ten years in the Financial Services Industry (customer owned banking) and four years in Chartered Accounting firms. Mr Hassall has held several positions within Newcastle Permanent Building Society in Risk Management and Finance. Mr Hassall previously held roles in Chartered Accounting and Pharmaceuticals. He is a member of the company’s Audit and Risk Committees.