Ms Judith SmithBEc. (Hons), MAppFin, F Fin, GAICD
Ms. Smith is a highly experienced investment and funds management executive. During her career, Ms. Smith has worked in a number of investment management roles in the funds management industry, where she has been responsible for evaluating and investing in listed and unlisted companies. Ms. Smith was appointed a non-executive director of the Company on March 12, 2015 and has served as a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee since that date. Ms. Smith was formerly the Head of Private Equity at IFM Investors, a global fund manager, and Chair of the IFM Risk Committee. Ms. Smith was also a member of the IFM Investments Committee, a role she has retained following her retirement from the firm. Prior to her role at IFM, Ms. Smith held various investment management roles including more than a decade at National Mutual Funds Management Ltd (NMFM). At NMFM, she managed Australian equity research and strategy, as well as Australian equity portfolios. Ms. Smith holds a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics (honours) from Monash University. She is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Judith is a member of the Audit Committee of the Australian Renewable Energy Authority. She also serves as a director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Acorn Capital Investment Fund Ltd (ASX:ACQ). She is a trustee director of industry superannuation fund, LUCRF and the Chairperson of the LUCRF Investment Committee.