The Eclipx Group Board Directors bring a breadth of expertise and skills, including industry and business knowledge, financial management skills and corporate governance experience.
Chair since 6 May 2021
Independent Non-Executive Director since 26 March 2015
Gail Pemberton was appointed Chair of Eclipx Group Ltd., on 6 May 2021. Prior to this appointment and since 26 March 2015, Gail has served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Eclipx.
Gail’s executive roles have included Chief Operating Officer UK at BNP Paribas Securities Services and CEO and Managing Director, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Australia and New Zealand. Gail joined BNP Paribas after a highly successful 20-year career at Macquarie Bank, where she worked for 20 years, holding the role of Group CIO for 12 years and subsequently as COO of the Financial Services Group in her last three years at Macquarie.
Gail’s current Board roles include the MNF Group, the Sydney Metro and Chair of Prospa. She previously served on the Boards of Arq Group, OneVue, SIRCA and RoZetta Technology and Onthehouse as independent Chair, as a Non-Executive Director for PayPal Australia, QIC and UXC amongst others.
Gail was awarded the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2018 Australia Day Honours list for distinguished service to the finance and banking industry, to business through a range of roles, as an advocate for technology, and as a mentor to women.
Independent Non-Executive Director since 26 March 2015
Trevor Allen has over 40 years’ corporate and commercial experience, primarily as a corporate and financial adviser to Australian and international corporates.
He is a Non-Executive Director of Peet Ltd and Freedom Foods Group Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Australian Fresh Milk Holdings Pty Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Topco Investments Pty Ltd, the holding company of Real Pet Food Company Limited.
Prior to undertaking non-executive roles in 2012, Trevor held senior executive positions as an Executive Director – Corporate Finance at SBC Warburg and its predecessors for eight years and as a Corporate Finance Partner at KPMG for nearly 12 years. At the time of his retirement from KPMG in 2011 he was the Lead Partner in its National Mergers and Acquisitions Group.
Trevor was Director – Business Development for Cellarmaster Wines from 1997 to 2000, having responsibility for the acquisition, integration and performance of a number of acquisitions made outside Australia in that period.
During the last three years Trevor has also served as a Director for the following companies: Yowie Group Ltd (resigned January 2018) and Brighte Capital Pty Ltd (resigned June 2018).
Independent Non-executive Director since 4 January 2018
Linda Jenkinson is a proven global entrepreneur who has started three multi-national companies, one of which listed on the NASDAQ.
Linda is a Chair of Guild Trustee Services, Gold Cross Products & Services and the Chair of Jaxsta Ltd. In New Zealand, Linda is a Director of Air New Zealand, a Director of Harbour Asset Management and the Chair of Unicef Aotearoa New Zealand. Linda also acts as an Advisory Board chair for Valocity Global. In the United States, Linda is a Trustee and Secretary of the Massey Foundation.
Most recently she was the co-founder of John Paul, a global concierge services and digital solutions company that services some of the world’s leading customer facing business. Previously she was a partner at A.T. Kearney in their Global Financial Services Practice and was a leader in A.T. Kearney’s Global Sourcing Practice.
Linda holds a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University.
Independent Non-executive Director since 26 March 2015
Russell Shields has more than 35 years’ experience in financial services, including six years as Chairman of ANZ Bank, Queensland and Northern Territory.
Prior to joining ANZ, Russell held senior executive roles with HSBC, including Managing Director Asia Pacific – Transport, Construction and Infrastructure and State Manager Queensland, HSBC Bank Australia. He was previously Chairman of Onyx Property Group Pty Ltd and Chairman of Maritime Capital Shipping Ltd, an unlisted Hong Kong dry bulk shipping company.
During the last three years Russell has also served as a Director for the following listed companies: Aquis Entertainment Ltd (appointed August 2015) and Retail Food Group Ltd (resigned October 2018).
Independent Non-executive Director since 27 July 2021
Fiona Trafford-Walker has over 28 years’ experience advising institutional asset owners and investors on investment and governance-related issues.
Fiona is an independent non-executive director of Link Administration Holdings where she also chairs the Audit Committee, Perpetual Limited, Prospa where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and the Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC). Fiona is also a member of the Investment Committee for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.
Fiona was previously an Investment Director at Frontier Advisors, where she was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Governance Advisory team. She was the inaugural Managing Director at Frontier Advisors and played a critical role in growing the firm.
Fiona holds a B.Ec. (Hons) from James Cook University and a Master of Finance from RMIT University. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Cathy Yuncken is an experienced company executive and non-executive director with over 30 years’ commercial and leadership experience in diversified financial services businesses, and over 12 years’ board and governance experience across sectors including financial services, health, arts and social services.
Cathy a non-executive director of State Super (SAS Trustee Corporation), Chairman of the St.George and Sutherland Medical Research Foundation, and Managing Director of See Y Pty Ltd, a commercial and financial advisory consultancy that provides advisory services to government and business clients.
Cathy’s executive leadership experience spans investment banking, institutional and business banking, wealth management, and private banking at ASX-listed and global financial services institutions, in roles including General Manager of Westpac Group businesses including Westpac Commercial Bank, Westpac Private Wealth, and St.George Group Business Bank; Executive General Manager Relationship Management at Commonwealth Bank; Managing Director Enterprise Client Group at GE Capital Australia & NZ; and Head of Corporate Investment Banking at Barclays Capital.
Cathy holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from UNSW, an Executive Certificate of Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan Business School, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.