Bruce Coleman, CA, FFin, BSc, BCom
Chairman since 5 June 2015, Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee since April 2004
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.
Richard Morath, BA, FIAA, ASIA
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee since March 2009
Mr Morath has over 41 years of experience in life insurance, funds management, banking and financial planning. He is currently a non-executive director and the chairman of the Advice & Licences Boards of all Financial Planning companies in National Australia Bank/MLC and the chairman of National Australia Trustees. Mr Morath is also a director of JANA Investment Advisors Limited, BNZ Life and BNZ Investments Services Limited, and Wealth Defender Equities Limited.
Jim Clegg, BRurSc (Hons), GradDip AgEc
Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee since 5 June 2015
Mr Clegg has over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has been a director of Godfrey Pembroke, Berkeley Group and Centric Wealth. Mr Clegg also serves as a trustee of the Walter & Eliza Hall Trust.
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.