Just as P&N staff are committed to our members, our Board is committed to ensuring we continue to meet our members' needs in every way.
The Board of Directors is responsible for the corporate governance of Police & Nurses Limited and its controlled entities and acts in accordance with the Constitution of P&N. The current Board comprises six member elected Directors and three Board appointed Directors.
The following people currently hold office as Directors of P&N. Each Director holds one share in P&N:
B.Com (Accounting) CPA FAICD Grad Cert (Forensic Accounting)
31 years' service in state and commonwealth law enforcement. Executive member of Australian Federal Police. Joined the P&N Board in 1998, Chair of the Board, ex officio member of all Board Committees.
FAICD, MAIEx (Diploma)
Steve is the former Chair of bcu and the Deputy Chair of Police & Nurses Limited. In previous roles, Steve was the CEO of RACQ Bank and led a world first merger of a Mutual Bank and Auto Club. He also successfully launched the new member-owned RACQ Bank in September, 2017. Steve has held large global roles running bank divisions, including CEO positions at National Australia Group, Europe and ANZ Japan and held Directorships at Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank, Northern Bank, National Irish Bank, and National Bank of New Zealand. He is the only Australian to be elected to the Board of the New York based International Swaps and Derivatives Association and was a previous Chair of the Australian Financial Markets Association. More recently, Steve was Deputy Chair of P&Cs Queensland, and a Director of Cuscal and TAS Managed Services. Joined the Board in 2019. Board Governance & Remuneration Committee member.
MBA BBus GAICD FCPA SF Fin
Consultant with 39 years extensive experience in retail banking, strategic planning, corporate banking and risk management. Bachelor’s degree in accounting and business law, postgraduate diploma in economics and financial management plus an MBA. Joined the P&N Board in 2012. Risk Committee Chair and Board Governance & Remuneration Committee member.
Louise is a former Director of the bcu Board. Louise is a senior leader who brings over 30 years’ experience from the financial services sector working with companies State Street Bank and Trust Company, Schroders Australia and Ernst and Young. Louise’s early career focussed on operational management roles, and in later years in Senior Executive positions in Australia and Asia. As the COO for State Street Bank in Sydney, Louise worked with local regulators implementing frameworks around ethical values, risk and culture. Louise’s passion for developing people and building teams around culture has led her into executive and leadership coaching. In this role Louise works with leaders and teams to support organisational change. Louise has held Non-Executive director roles with the Australian Payments Clearing Association and the Australian Financial Markets Operations Association. Joined the Board in 2019. Risk Committee member.
FAICD GAICD FCA FFin MBA (Exec) BEc
Principal with Nous Group with 35 years experience across retail banking, commercial banking, payments, wealth management, project management, accounting and audit. Joined the P & N Board in November 2016. Board Governance & Remuneration Committee Chair and Audit Committee member.
GAICD, AMP173 Director
Gary is a former Director of the bcu Board. In previous roles Gary was the Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of Essential Energy (Australia’s largest electricity distribution network). Prior to this Gary was a senior Executive with Country Energy and Advance Energy, both electricity companies based in regional and rural NSW. Before joining the electricity industry he had ten years in the banking industry with the State Bank of NSW and Colonial. Gary brings over 20 years of experience operating large corporations with a proven track record in the areas of corporate governance, strategic planning, financial management and customer service. Gary lives in Port Macquarie and is an active member of the local community, and in particular local sporting associations. He also holds several other Directorship roles including the non-for-profit organisation Cancer Patients’ Assistance Society of NSW. Joined the Board in 2019. Audit Committee member.
Extensive retail banking and financial services experience. Joined the P&N Board as a member elected Director in November 2018. Audit Committee Chair and Risk Committee member.
Dip Nursing & Midwifery BA HSc Masters of Public Health GAICD
Director of Prevention in the Department of Health (Commonwealth). Joined the P&N Board in November 2018. Risk Committee member.
APM, Assoc Degree Criminology & Justice, Grad Certificate of Business (Leadership)
Assistant Commissioner, WA Police with 31 years' ethical service. Joined the Board in November 2017. Board Governance & Remuneration Committee member and Audit Committee member.
BCom GAICD SFFin
CEO of P&N Bank since January 2014 and Board appointed Director since 24 October 2016, with over 25 years financial services experience in Strategy, Operations, Marketing, Sales & Distribution.
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