The Eclipx Group Board Directors bring a breadth of expertise and skills, including industry and business knowledge, financial management skills and corporate governance experience.
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive since 26 March 2015
Kerry Roxburgh has over 50 years’ experience in financial services. He is a Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association.
He is Chairman of the Eclipx Group Ltd, the immediate past Chairman of Tyro Payments Ltd where he was a Non-Executive director from April 2008 retiring at their AGM in October, 2019. For 22 years until 2019, he served as the Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of Ramsay Health Care Ltd. For 17 years, he was also a Non-Executive Director of the Medical Indemnity Protection Society and of MIPS Insurance Ltd, chairing their Group Investment Committee until 2020.
Kerry was previously the CEO of E*TRADE Australia and was subsequently Non-Executive Chairman until it was acquired by the ANZ Bank in 2007. Prior to his time at E*TRADE in Australia, Kerry was an Executive Director at the HSBC Bank Australia where, for 10 years he held various positions including Head of Corporate Finance and Executive Chairman of HSBC James Capel in Australia. Prior to HSBC, Kerry spent 20 years as a Chartered Accountant at HLB Mann Judd until 1986 and previously at Arthur Andersen. For 10 years until 2014, Kerry was the inaugural Chairman of the Charter Hall Group and in 2015 he retired after 20 years as Chairman of the Board of Tasman Cargo Airlines (a member of the DHL International network) and he was previously a member of the Advisory Board of AON Risk Solutions in Australia.
In addition to Eclipx Group Ltd, Kerry also serves as a member of the Executive Advisory Board for Team Thrive Pty Ltd, and since July 2020 he is Chairing a bid under the Federal Cooperative Research Centre (“CRC”) grant scheme for Australian research into “Blockchain & the Trust Economy”.
Independent Non-Executive Director since 26 March 2015
Gail Pemberton’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 Non-Executive Director of Eclipx, 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 currently a Chair of Guild Trustee Services, Gold Cross Products & Services as well as 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).