Bruce Coleman, CA, FFin, BSc, BCom
Chairman and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Nominee of Platinum since 24 June 2015, member of the Audit and Risk Committee since 23 July 2015
Mr Coleman has worked in the finance and investment industry since 1986. He was the CEO of MLC Investment Management from 1996 to 2004, and has held various directorships within MLC Limited, Lend Lease and the National Australia Banking group. Mr Coleman also served as a non-executive director of Platinum Asset Management Limited from 2007 to 2017.
Independent and Non-Executive Director since 24 June 2015, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee since 23 July 2015
Mr Hunter has worked in the finance and investment industry since 1975. He has worked at several banks, including JP Morgan, Citigroup and Lloyds Bank and, more recently, as a director and Executive Vice-President of Bankers Trust Australia. He was a founding director of Etrade Australia Limited and has previously been a director of Rubik Financial Limited. Mr Hunter currently also serves as a director of Ironbark Capital Limited.
Malcolm Halstead, CA
Independent and Non-Executive Director since 24 June 2015, member of the Audit and Risk Committee since 23 July 2015
Mr Halstead has worked in the finance and investment industry since 1982. He worked at Price Waterhouse and Bankers Trust Australia prior to joining Platinum as a founding member and a director in 1994. He was the Finance Director and Company Secretary of Platinum Capital Limited (ASX code: PMC) from 1994 to 2011 and of Platinum Asset Management Ltd (ASX code: PTM) from 2007 to 2011.
Joanne Jefferies, BCom, LLB
Company Secretary since October 2016
Ms Jefferies is an English law qualified solicitor with more than 21 years of legal experience in the asset management and securities services sectors, in England and across Asia Pacific.
Ms Jefferies joined Platinum in October 2016 as General Counsel and Group Company Secretary, having spent the previous six years at BNP Paribas Securities Services as Head of Legal Asia Pacific, Company Secretary for all Australian subsidiaries and a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee. Ms Jefferies has previously held senior legal positions with Russell Investments, Morley Funds Management (Aviva Investors) and Lord Abbett, and served as the General Counsel for the UK’s funds management industry association, the Investment Association.