Our Executive Team
Our Executive Team
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Dominic Stevens was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ASX in August 2016. He was an independent non-executive director of ASX from December 2013 until his appointment as CEO.
Dominic has broad experience working in capital and derivatives markets. He is familiar with the challenges and opportunities presented by Australia’s growing pool of funds under management, and the increasing reach of global regulation.
Prior to ASX, Dominic was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Challenger, having previously held senior roles overseeing Challenger’s capital, risk management and strategy.
Chief Strategy Officer
Blair Beaton was appointed Chief Strategy Officer in March 2017. He is responsible for developing, driving and aligning ASX strategy, and overseeing ASX's Media and Communications function.
Prior to ASX, Blair was Head of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions at Challenger Limited. He has more than 25 years' experience advising Boards and CEOs in Canada and Australia in organisations such as PwC, Challenger, and Capital West Partners, an independent Canadian corporate finance advisory firm.
Chief Information Officer
Dan Chesterman was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) in July 2017. In this role, he leads ASX’s technology teams and is responsible for the delivery of technology solutions and services aligned with ASX’s business strategy.
Dan has extensive domestic and international financial services experience and familiarity with technology infrastructures from a strategy, delivery, regulatory and operational perspective.
Executive General Manager, Issuer Services and Investment Products
Max Cunningham has been Executive General Manager of Listings and Issuer Services since July 2017.
Max joined ASX in April 2013 and has more than 20 years' experience in capital markets in Australia and overseas.
At ASX he has led the Capital Markets franchise to expand internationally, overseen a new Listings framework for New Zealand and grown the number of listings of companies from Australia, NZ, USA, Singapore, Ireland and Israel.
Group Executive Human Resources
Lisa Green was appointed Group Executive for Human Resources in August 2015. She is responsible for aligning employee and culture programs to meet ASX's strategic objectives.
In her current role, Lisa has charge of diversity, learning and development, recruitment, performance management activities, compensation and benefit structures, HR policies and systems, and ongoing employee alignment and engagement initiatives.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Peter Hiom has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ASX since April 2010. He is responsible for the development of all ASX businesses: Listings and Issuer Services, Trading Services, Derivatives and OTC Markets, and Equity Post-Trade Services – including ASX's development of distributed ledger technology to replace CHESS.
Peter joined ASX in July 2006 following the merger of the Australian Stock Exchange and SFE Corporation where he had responsibility for the business development of the Sydney Futures Exchange and Austraclear. He has a deep understanding of market structure, business processes, product development, distribution and the application of technology in capital markets.
Group Executive, Equity Post-Trade and CHESS replacement
Tim Hogben was appointed Group Executive of ASX’s Equity Post-Trade business and CHESS replacement program in October 2020, assuming overall executive responsibility for delivery and governance of ASX’s highest profile project.
Tim joined ASX in 2000 and has extensive markets experience, strong industry relationships, and a thorough understanding of the operational, technical, customer and regulatory complexities that drive trading, clearing and settlement. He has been involved in the CHESS replacement project since its inception and has experience in service delivery, operational workflows, system development, control environments, and in leading multi-faceted projects.
Chief Financial Officer
Gillian Larkins was appointed Chief Financial Officer of ASX in October 2018. In this role, she is responsible for ASX’s Finance, Investor Relations and National Facilities functions.
Gillian has more than 25 years of experience in finance, strategy, and management roles across a number of industries. Prior to ASX, Gillian was at Perpetual Limited, initially as Group Executive Transformation and then as CFO (2013 – 2018) with responsibility across finance, technology, legal, compliance and risk. Before Perpetual, Gillian was CFO of Westpac’s Institutional Bank and CFO for Citigroup’s operations in Australia and New Zealand.
Chief Compliance Officer
Janine Ryan was appointed Chief Compliance Officer of ASX in July 2020. She is responsible for overseeing the compliance and enforcement services to the various ASX Group entities that operate markets or clearing and settlement facilities.
Janine joined ASX in August 2013 and was previously Deputy General Counsel, working across ASX's business with a particular focus on listings and issuers services, corporate and strategy. Janine has more than 24 years’ experience as a lawyer, specialising in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate, regulatory and governance matters.
Prior to ASX, Janine was a partner at Gilbert + Tobin and Special Counsel at Herbert Smith Freehills
Executive General Manager, Derivatives and OTC Markets
Helen Lofthouse was appointed Executive General Manager of Derivatives and OTC Markets in September 2015. She is responsible for the listed derivatives markets at ASX, together with the OTC Clearing and ASX Collateral services, and the Austraclear bond and cash settlement services.
Prior to joining ASX, Helen was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan in London, and a Managing Director at UBS, where was globally responsible for the OTC Clearing business, and was Head of Clearing and Execution Sales in London.
Chief Operating Officer
Val has extensive experience in the domestic and international financial services industry, with a demonstrated ability to deliver strategy, innovation, customer experience and digital solutions through technology and business optimisation.
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Daniel Moran has been Group General Counsel and Company Secretary since October 2017. He is responsible for ASX's Legal, Company Secretarial and Regulatory Policy functions.
Daniel joined ASX in 2010 as Deputy General Counsel, working across ASX's business and functional lines with a particular focus on ASX's corporate functions, transactions, and listings and issuers.
Prior to ASX, Daniel worked as a corporate and transactional lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney and London where he acted on acquisitions and disposals, capital raisings and restructures, as well as advising on a range of corporate legal, regulatory and governance issues.
Executive General Manager, Trading Services
David Raper has been Executive General Manager, Trading Services, since July 2015. In this role, he is responsible for ASX’s equity and derivative trading, information services and technical services businesses, and for the Australian Liquidity Centre - Australia’s only purpose-built finance data centre – and Centre Point services and is a director of Yieldbroker, Australia’s leading electronic fixed income trading platform.
David joined ASX in 2006 as General Manager, Business Operations, following the merger of the Australian Stock Exchange and SFE Corporation (SFE).
Chief Risk Officer
Hamish Treleaven was appointed Chief Risk Officer in March 2017. He is responsible for designing and implementing all aspects of the risk management framework that ASX uses to operate and manage its business.
Hamish has extensive experience in financial markets risk management across all asset classes and product types.