Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Regnan in 2017, Pauline was the CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
In the three years prior to 2007 when she joined ASFA, Pauline consulted to the financial services industry and was on a number of boards. Pauline was also a senior executive with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for seven years and in that role, managed the implementation of the Managed Investment Act and the Financial Services Reform Act.
She has also been a corporate counsel, head of compliance, and strategic risk consultant, as well as a trustee director.
Pauline is a qualified lawyer and a previous member of the peak advisory and consultative groups on pension and superannuation reform for all governments during the last 9 years. Pauline was on the Advisory Council for the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR), an academic centre of excellence for research and education in the financial sector.
Pauline is also the chair of CIMA Society of Australia (formerly IMCA Australia) and is a director of Mercer Superannuation Trust, Decimal Software Ltd, and the Banking and Finance Oath (BFO) group.
Pauline was voted ‘most influential in the financial services industry’ by Money Management as well as ‘most influential in the superannuation industry’ by Super Review. In 2013, Pauline was recognised as one of the ‘Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence’. Pauline was also awarded in October the Superannuation Executive of the Year in the Women In Financial Services Awards 2016. In November 2016, Pauline was elected an ASFA Life Member in recognition of long standing service to ASFA and the superannuation industry.
Pauline has recently consulted to the UK Pensions Regulator and implemented a governance project for Professional Trustees.