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The Board of ASX is ultimately accountable to shareholders for the performance of ASX. It is responsible for overseeing the conduct of the affairs of the Group, consistent with the Group's licence obligations and public policy objectives directed at financial market and payments system integrity.

Damian Roche

Independent Chairman
BCom

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr Damian Roche was elected ASX’s Chairman in April 2021 and has served as a director since August 2014. He is the Chair of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Roche is a director of ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensee for Australia’s derivatives markets. He is also Chair of the intermediate holding companies for ASX’s clearing and settlement licensees.

Dominic Stevens

Managing Director and CEO, Executive Director
BCom (Hons)

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr Dominic Stevens was appointed Managing Director and CEO of ASX in August 2016. He was an independent non-executive director of ASX from December 2013 until his appointment as CEO.

Mr Stevens is also a director of the ASX clearing and settlement licensees and their intermediate holding companies.

Yasmin Allen

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom, FAICD

Skills, experience and expertise

Ms Yasmin Allen was appointed a director of ASX in February 2015. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Technology Committee. Ms Allen is a director of ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited and Austraclear Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensees for Australia’s derivatives, OTC and debt markets, and their intermediate holding companies.

Ms Allen has more than 20 years' experience in the finance industry, including in investment banking, and has expertise in financial services, strategy development and corporate governance.

Ms Allen was formerly a vice president at Deutsche Bank, a director at ANZ Investment Bank and an associate director at HSBC Group.

Melinda Conrad

Independent, Non-Executive Director
MBA, FAICD

Skills, experience and expertise

Ms Melinda Conrad was appointed a director of ASX in August 2016. She is a member of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Technology Committee.

Ms Conrad has over 20 years’ experience in business strategy and marketing, and brings skills and insights as an executive and director from a range of industries, including retail, financial services and healthcare.

David Curran

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr David Curran was appointed a director of ASX in March 2022 and is also the Chair of the Technology Committee. Mr Curran has over 30 years’ corporate technology experience leading digital transformations and implementing large, complex projects across the Australian banking and financial services landscape. 

Mr Curran was formerly Westpac’s Group Chief Information Officer and has previously held executive technology roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), where he led the Group’s technology transformation including the industry-leading modernisation of CBA’s deposit and lending capabilities.

Dr Ken Henry AC

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom (Hons), PhD, DB h.c, FASSA, FAIIA

Skills, experience and expertise

Dr Ken Henry was appointed a director of ASX in February 2013. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Dr Henry is also a director of ASX Clear Pty Limited and ASX Settlement Pty Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensees for Australia’s equity markets, and their intermediate holding companies.

Peter Marriott

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BEc (Hons) FCA, MAICD

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr Peter Marriott was appointed a director of ASX in July 2009. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and was the Audit and Risk Committee Chairman between July 2009 and 18 August 2021.

Mr Marriott is a director of each ASX clearing and settlement facility licensee and their intermediate holding companies.

Peter Nash

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom, FCA, F Fin

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr Peter Nash was appointed a director of ASX in June 2019. Mr Nash was appointed a member of the Audit and Risk Committee in June 2020 and appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee with effect from 19 August 2021. He is also a member of the Technology Committee.

Mr Nash was formerly a Senior Partner with KPMG until September 2017. He was admitted to the partnership in 1993. Mr Nash served as National Chairman of KPMG Australia from 2011 until August 2017. In this role, he also served as a member of the Global Board of KPMG and was the Chair of KPMG’s Global Investment Committee.

Heather Ridout AO

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BEc (Hons)

Skills, experience and expertise

Mrs Heather Ridout was appointed a director of ASX in August 2012.

Mrs Ridout is also Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Mrs Ridout is a company director with a long history as a leading figure in the public policy debate in Australia. She was formerly Chief Executive of the Australian Industry Group, a major national employer organisation representing a cross-section of industries including manufacturing, construction, defence, ICT and labour hire, until April 2012.

Rob Woods

Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom

Skills, experience and expertise

Mr Rob Woods was appointed director of ASX in January 2020. He was appointed as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee in June 2020.

Mr Woods is a director of ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited, Austraclear Limited, the ASX clearing and settlement licensees for Australia’s derivatives, OTC and debt markets. He is also a director of their intermediate holding companies, ASX Clearing Corporation Limited and ASX Settlement Corporation. He was previously the Chairman of ASX Clear Pty Limited and ASX Settlement Pty Limited.

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