Board

  Ian MacDonald Chairman, Independent

Appointed Chairman of the Board in 2016.

Appointed to the Board in 2012.

Over 40 years of financial services experience in Australia, the UK and Japan, specifically in banking, insurance, wealth management and technology.

Previously held numerous positions with NAB:

  • Various senior executive roles from 1999 - 2006
  • Chief Operating Officer Yorkshire Bank from 1997 - 1999
  • Head of Retail Services Clydesdale Bank, Glasgow UK from 1994 - 1997.

Senior Fellow and past President of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Currently a director of Arab Bank Australia Ltd and Tasmanian Public Finance Corporation.

Since 2006 has held a number of directorships including publicly-listed companies.

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Georgette Nicholas Managing Director, Genworth Financial designee

Appointed to the Board in May 2016.

Appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2016. Over 30 years financial services and mortgage insurance experience.

Previously held numerous positions at Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia and Genworth Financial, Inc:

  • Acting Chief Executive Officer from 2015 – 2016
  • Chief Financial Officer from 2014 – 2015
  • Numerous roles at Genworth Financial, including CFO US Mortgage Insurance, from 2005 - 2014.

Georgette has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Bridgeport CT and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

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Anthony (Tony) Gill Director, Independent

Appointed to the Board in 2011.

Chairman of the Capital & Investment Committee.

Over 30 years of financial services experience having served on a number of boards over that period.

Previously Group Head, Banking and Securitisation Group at Macquarie Group:

  • Held senior executive roles in Macquarie Group from 1991 - 2008.

Prior to Macquarie, was a Chartered Accountant then held various management roles in mortgage banking and treasury in Australia.

Currently Chairman of Australian Finance Group and a director of First Title Australia Ltd and First Mortgage Services Pty Ltd.

Previously Chairman of Australian Securitisation Forum and National President of the Mortgage Finance Association of Australia.

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  Gai McGrath   Director, Independent

Appointed to the Board in 2016.

Over 20 years of financial services experience, specifically in retail banking and wealth management.

Previously held numerous senior executive positions with the Westpac Group including:

  • General Manager, Retail Banking, Westpac Australia from 2012 – 2015
  • General Manager, Retail Banking, Westpac New Zealand from 2010 – 2012
  • General Manager, Customer Service and General Manager, Risk Solutions at BT Financial Group.

Prior to the Westpac Group, was General Counsel & Company Secretary at Perpetual Limited and a partner at a Sydney-based law firm.

Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Currently a director of IMB Bank, a member of the Council of the State Library of New South Wales, a trustee and director of the State Library of New South Wales Foundation and a member of the Fundraising and Appeals Committee of The Salvation Army (Eastern Territory).

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Gayle Tollifson Director, Independent

Appointed to the Board in 2007.

Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee.

Over 35 years of financial services experience and an Independent Director since 2006:

  • Worked with QBE Insurance Group in senior executive roles including Chief Risk Officer and Group Financial Controller from 1994 - 2006
  • Prior to QBE, held various roles in public accounting firms in Australia, Bermuda and Canada.

Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Currently Chairman of Munich Reinsurance Australasia and a director of RAC Insurance Pty Limited and Campus Living Funds Management Limited.

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David Foster Director, Independent, Genworth Financial designee

Appointed to the Board in May 2016.

Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Over 25 years of financial services experience, specifically in banking, insurance and wealth management.

Previously held numerous positions with Suncorp Bank:

  • Various senior executive roles from 2003 – 2007
  • Chief Executive Officer 2008 – 2013
  • Prior to Suncorp Bank, held various management roles at Westpac.

Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Currently a Director of Thorn Group Limited, G8 Education, Kina Securities Limited and Motorcycle Holdings Limited.

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Leon Roday Director, Genworth Financial designee

Appointed to the Board in 2012.

Director of Genworth MI Canada Inc.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Genworth Financial:

  • Prior to this position, held the same role for GE Financial since 1996.

Previously a partner at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & McRae for 14 years.

Member of the New York Bar Association.

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Stuart Take Director, Genworth Financial designee

Appointed to the Board in 2007.

Senior Vice President, New Market Development, Genworth Global Mortgage Insurance, Genworth Financial.

27 years’ experience, primarily at Genworth/General Electric:

  • Joined GE Capital in 1987 and has since held a number of senior management positions in Genworth’s mortgage insurance platform both domestically and overseas, including President/CEO of Genworth’s Canadian mortgage insurance business, and Senior Vice President of Asia.

Director of India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (a Genworth Financial joint venture with the International Finance Corporation, the Asian Development Bank and the National Housing Bank of India).

Previously Head of Financial Institutions at Deutsche Bank, Asia ex-Japan.

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Jerome Upton Director, Genworth Financial designee

Appointed to the Board in 2009.

Director of Genworth MI Canada Inc.

Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Global Mortgage Insurance, Genworth Financial in 2012:

  • Previously was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Genworth Financial International Mortgage Insurance from 2009
  • Senior Vice President and CFO, Genworth Financial International - Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America from 2007 - 2009
  • Global Financial Planning & Analysis from 2004 - 2007
  • International Finance Manager from 2002 - 2004
  • Mortgage Insurance Global Controller from 1998 - 2002
  • 15 years at Genworth/General Electric.

Prior to Genworth, served in a number of accounting positions at KPMG Peat Marwick, culminating in his role as Senior Manager - Insurance in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Obtained the status of Certified Public Accountant whilst the Controller and Director of Financial Reporting for Century American Insurance Company in Durham, North Carolina.

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