Mel Toomey

Senior Policy Manager

Mel leads the FSC’s agenda on financial advice, with a shared focus on policy development and advocacy.

Prior to joining the FSC, Mel was a Senior Lawyer in ANZ’s Wealth division, focussing on financial advice and life insurance. As a result of a firm interest in policy development in these areas, Mel commenced a Master of Public Policy in July 2016 at the University of Sydney.

Mel has been in the financial services industry for almost 10 years. Before that she was in private practice for 6 years.

Mel completed a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Accountancy with honours from Queensland University of Technology.

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