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.
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 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.
Chief Operating Officer
Tim Hogben has been the Chief Operating Officer of ASX since January 2017. He has overall responsibility for the live service environment at ASX, including compliance with licensing conditions, execution of the organisation's business strategy and delivering service excellence to customers.
Tim joined ASX in 2000 and has a thorough understanding of the operational, technical and regulatory complexities that drive trading, clearing and settlement. He has held a number of general management roles at ASX, including Executive General Manager of Operations.
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 in October 2012, prior to taking on the CFO role in 2013 until 2018. Her CFO role at Perpetual encompassed finance, technology, legal, compliance and risk responsibilities. 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.
Executive General Manager, Operations
Val Mathews was appointed Executive General Manager of Operations in May 2019. She is responsible for delivering and operating ASX’s service environment to provide fair and transparent financial markets. She is also responsible for developing and implementing ASX's customer experience strategy to improve customer interactions and overall satisfaction.
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).
Executive General Manager, Equity Post-Trade Services
Cliff Richards was appointed Executive General Manager for Equity Post-Trade Services in 2015. He is responsible for the post-trade business development and underlying CHESS system at ASX.
Cliff is also leading the world's first project to replace the national financial market infrastructure (CHESS) with distributed ledger technology (DLT) – also known as Blockchain.
Cliff has more than 20 years’ financial services experience as a capital markets and technology executive with strategy, design, development and management expertise.
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.