The Board of Directors of PPB Advisory today announced the appointment of Sandra Birkensleigh as a non-executive director effective 1 October 2017.
Mrs Birkensleigh replaces non-executive director Tony D’Aloisio AM who has retired from the Board.
PPB Advisory Chairman Ian Carson said Mrs Birkensleigh brings exceptional skills, background and expertise to the firm.
“This appointment reflects the firm’s commitment to a structured and rigorous approach to Board succession and planning, having regard to the skills, experience and attributes required to effectively govern the business across a rapidly changing professional services landscape.
“Sandra is an accomplished business leader and an experienced board member, and we are confident that we will benefit from her judgement, strategic thinking and broad industry knowledge.
Mr Carson thanked Mr D’Aloisio for his contribution to the Board and service to PPB Advisory during his tenure.
“We wish Tony all the best for the future and we will miss his insight and perspective. Tony has been instrumental in shaping the firm we have today identifying new senior leadership talent and was integral to the PPB AdvisoryA/Litmus merger,” Mr Carson said.
About Sandra Birkensleigh
Mrs Sandra Birkensleigh has extensive experience in financial services particularly in respect to risk management, compliance and corporate governance. Mrs Birkensleigh’s career includes 24 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she was formerly a Global Lead for Governance Risk & Compliance; a National Lead Partner Risk and Controls Solutions and a Service Team Leader for Performance Improvement.
She is currently a non-executive director of several companies including Horizon Oil, Auswide Bank Limited, MLC Limited, 7-11 Group and the National Disability Insurance Agency.
She is also an independent member of the audit committee of the Reserve Bank of Australia and a member of the Council of the University of the Sunshine Coast and Chair of its audit and risk committee.
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