Board of Directors

Tony Lally

Tony Lally

Non-Executive Chairman

Tony has extensive experience covering a range of roles in the financial services industry both in Australia and overseas.

Tony is a qualified actuary as well as an experiencedSenior Executive, Non-Executive Director and Chair covering listed companies, non-listed companies and not for profits.

Tony’s experience covers the disciplines of governance, strategy development, risk management and change, both operational and cultural. His extensive investment expertise covers investment governance, investment strategy and management.

Previous roles include Chair and Director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia(ASFA), Chief Executive Officer of Sunsuper (2007-2013) which provide superannuation, life insurance and retirement incomes for 1 million members across Australia and Executive Director of the four subsidiaries of the Commonwealth Bank which provided funds management, life insurance and custody services.

Tony has extensive Senior Executive experience in a number of disciplines, including life insurance, funds management, strategy development, sales and marketing, financial management, superannuation, risk management and financial planning. A key feature of his international career has been the building of successful businesses.

Tony is an independent Chairman and in the Board’s view is free from any business or other relationship that could materially interfere with or reasonably be perceived to materially interfere with the independent exercise of his judgement.

Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward

Managing Director

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is the founder and Managing Director of SelfWealth.

Prior to founding SelfWealth, Andrew was an Executive Manager for Commonwealth Private leading a team of private bankers and private wealth managers in the disciplines of financial planning, insurance and stock broking.

Andrew also worked at Austock Group as National Sales Manager, responsible for distribution across various business divisions and as a Business Development Manager at St George Bank gaining extensive exposure to administration platforms. Previous roles at major financial institutions include Colonial First State, RetireInvest and AMP.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Sydney University, as well as a Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) and is passionate about providing tools and information to help self-directed investors.

Rob Edgley

Rob Edgley

Executive Director

Mr Edgley holds a bachelors degree in Economics from Monash University together with a second degree in Japanese language. Mr Edgley’s career has been predominantly focused on International Finance and Investment Banking in Australia, the UK and throughout Asia.

Mr Edgley has significant experience and skills in strategic planning, performance management and marketing and has proven abilities in building businesses.

Mr Edgley is a member of both the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

John O'Shaughnessy

John O'Shaughnessy

Non-Executive Director

John is an experienced company director and has more than 30 years of experience as a CEO and senior executive in the financial services industry.

John Chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and is also a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. He is currently a Director of Alpha Vista Financial Services Holdings Limited.

He has served as Chair of Forticode Limited; a Member of the Macquarie University Faculty of Science and Engineering Advisory Council; a Director of Centrepoint Alliance Limited; and as Chair of the University of Adelaide’s International Centre for Financial Services Advisory Board.

John holds an MBA from the Macquarie University Graduate School of Management and has qualified as a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

John is an independent director and in the Board’s view, is free from any business or other relationship that could materially interfere with, or reasonably be perceived to, materially interfere with the independent exercise of his judgement.

Phillip Hains

Phillip Hains

Company Secretary

Phillip is the founder of The CFO Solution and brings over 30 years' experience in corporate accounting, administration, general management and has served on a number of public listed Companies, Committees and Boards.

He completed his MBA from RMIT and obtained his Public Practice Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Phillip grew up in Melbourne and enjoys travel with his family and extreme sports and has a bucket list of travel places bigger than Texas. Phillip is also a passionate advocate of The Australian Outward-Bound Foundation since completing a course in 1989. He has given back to the community through his sponsorship and pro bono work for the OBA. He has been a mentor with the Smith Family Territory Mentoring Program, a foundation member of the 20th Man Foundation Club in Melbourne and has led many fundraising initiatives for charity including the Kokoda Trail, abseiling from the AMP building in Melbourne and the 100km Oxfam Australia Melbourne Trail walker challenge.