This Committee has responsibility for developing the Financial Services Council's strategies and policies in relation to funds management and capital markets. 

The Committee’s objectives are to:

  • enhance market integrity and efficiency;
  • promote sound corporate governance practices in the funds' management industry;
  • maintain and increase consumer confidence in the funds' management industry; and
  • have oversight of the Investment Expert Group (IEG) which has the responsibility for investigating technical fund management policy issues and developing policy position and submissions for those issues.

The Committee also has oversight of the Financial Services Council's relationship with relevant regulators and government departments that have responsibility for funds management and capital markets, including the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Department of Treasury.

The Committee has its own charter and is governed by that charter referred to as the Fund Management Board Committee Terms of Reference.



The Committee comprises two members of the FSC's Board:

  • FSC Director, Liz Hastilow, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, First Sentier Investors
  • FSC Director, Nick Fels, Managing Director, Bell Asset Management Limited




FSC Contact

For more information please contact the Policy team below:

Bianca Richardson

Policy Director
02 8235 2525
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Chaneg Torres

Policy Manager
02 8235 2529
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Fund Management Board Committee

Alison Telfer

Country Head Australia

UBS Asset Management (Australia) Limited

Andrew Creber

Chief Executive Officer Australia & New Zealand

JP Morgan Asset Management

Andrew Landman

Managing Director APAC Head of Client Business and Head of Australasia

BlackRock Investment Management Australia Limited

Brett Jollie

Managing Director, Australia

abrdn Australia

Daniel Shrimski

Managing Director

Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd

Esther Kerr-Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Australian Unity Funds Management Limited

Garry Mulcahy Group Executive, Asset Management

Insignia Financial Ltd

Jason Sommer

Director, Investments and Transformation

AMP Australia

Jen Driscoll

Chief Executive Officer

AllianceBernstein Australia Limited

Jodie Hampshire Managing Director

Russell Investment Group

John McMurdo

Chief Executive Officer

Australian Ethical Investment Limited

Jonathan Shead

Interim Head

State Street Global Advisers, Australia Limited

Justin Cowper

Country Head - Australia

Ninety One Australia Pty Limited

Liz Hastilow

Managing Director Australia & New Zealand

First Sentier Investors (Australia) Services Pty Limited

Matthew Harrison

Managing Director

Franklin Templeton Investments Australia Limited

Nick Fels

Managing Director

Bell Asset Management Limited

Sam Hallinan Managing Director

Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited


Fund Management Board Committee meeting dates for 2022

All meetings to be held by MS Teams videoconference unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday 24 February

11:00am – 12:30pm

Tuesday 29 March

10:00am – 12:00pm

Wednesday 1 June

9:30am – 11:00am

Tuesday 26 July

11:00am – 12:30pm

Tuesday 6 September

10:00am – 12:00pm

Thursday 24 November

10:00am – 12:00pm