FSC appoints new board members Alexis George and Matt Rady
THE Financial Services Council (FSC) has appointed two senior industry leaders – AMP chief executive Alexis George and BT Financial Group CEO Matt Rady – to the FSC board.
Ms George has more than 30 years experience in the financial services industry in Australia and internationally. She spent seven years at ANZ bank, including as deputy chief executive officer driving group-wide strategic initiatives in addition to having responsibility for its shared service centres and banking services.
Prior to ANZ, Ms George spent 10 years with ING Group in senior roles with responsibility for banking, insurance, funds management, product, marketing, technology and operations.
Mr Rady has more than 30 years experience in the financial services and wealth industries with executive roles in companies including Macquarie Group and global financial services technology company, IRESS. Prior to BT Financial Group, Mr Rady was chief executive officer at Allianz Retire.
Since Mr Rady’s appointment at BT in 2021, he has led BT Financial Group through a period of significant change. Mr Rady leads BT platforms – including Asgard and BT Panorama – and the main lending business. As well as supporting outcomes for customers and members he is an advocate for the value of financial advice in Australia.
FSC chairman, David Bryant said, “Alexis and Matt are senior industry leaders that bring to the board extensive financial services industry experience that will further strengthen the FSC’s advocacy for the industry and its consumers on key policy and regulatory issues.
“Alexis and Matt share the FSC’s commitment to a more competitive, efficient and consumer focused financial services sector that delivers high quality service, financial advice and wealth products for Australian consumers.”
Ms George said, “Joining the FSC Board is an opportunity to represent AMP’s customers and to ensure our industry, regulators and government are working together to achieve the best possible financial outcomes for all Australians.”
Mr Rady said, “I am delighted to be joining the FSC board and am looking forward to working with my fellow directors to support reforms that shape the future of financial services in Australia.”