Margaret Towers CA, GAICD
Chairperson, Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee since 31 March 2018
Ms Towers has over 35 years of experience operating at board and senior management levels, within the wealth management and investment banking sectors of the Australian financial services industry. Ms Towers is a non-executive director and chairperson of Platinum Asia Investments Limited. Ms Towers has also previously been a non-executive director of IMB Limited, and chairperson and member of IMB’s Risk Committee, Audit Committee and Financial Planning Committee. Ms Towers was also previously a non-executive director of Platinum Asset Management Limited (ASX code: PTM), chairperson of PTM’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and a member of PTM’s Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Richard Morath BA, FIAA
Independent, Non-Executive Director since 27 March 2009 and Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Mr Morath has over 40 years’ of experience in life insurance, funds management, banking and financial planning. Mr Morath is a director of Platinum Asia Investments Limited, JANA Investment Advisors Limited, BNZ Life, BNZ Insurances and National Wealth Management Holdings New Zealand.
Jim Clegg BRurSc (Hons), DipAgEc
Independent, Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee since 5 June 2015
Mr Clegg has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr Clegg was the founding managing director of Pembroke Financial Planners and was formerly a director of Godfrey Pembroke, Berkley Group and Centric Wealth and a trustee of The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust. Mr Clegg is a director of Platinum Asia Investments Limited.
Ian Hunter BA, LLB, MBA
Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee since 9 September 2021.
Mr Hunter has been in the finance and investment industry since 1975 having worked at several banks, most latterly Bankers Trust Australia. Mr Hunter has formerly held various directorships of Australian listed companies and is currently a director of Platinum Asia Investments Limited and Ironbark Capital Limited.
Joanne Jefferies BCom, LLB
Company Secretary since 17 October 2016.
Ms Jefferies is an English law qualified solicitor with more than 25 years of legal experience in asset management and banking, in England and across Asia Pacific. Ms Jefferies joined Platinum from BNP Paribas Securities Services, where she was Head of Legal, Asia Pacific and Company Secretary of all Australian subsidiaries. Prior to this Ms Jefferies held senior legal positions with Russell Investments, Morley Funds Management (Aviva Investors) and Lord Abbett. She also served as the General Counsel for the UK’s funds management industry association, the Investment Association.