ASX atracts impressive female senior executives
The ASX is a popular career choice for ambitious female senior executives.
From mail room to the board room, women are welcome at the ASX. With flexible career options, truly impressive professional development support and a great work culture filled with talented colleagues - no wonder women are chosing the ASX as a great career destination.
Leading the organsiation are impressive women
Lisa Green, Group Executive Human Resources joined ASX in August 2015 with primary responsibility for aligning employee and culture programs to meet ASX’s strategic objectives. She also has charge of diversity, learning and development, recruitment, performance management activities, compensation and benefit structures, HR policies and systems, and ongoing employee alignment and engagement initiatives. Prior to joining ASX, Lisa was Head of Global Vendor Management for JP Morgan’s Real Estate division with responsibility for overseeing the simplification and outsourcing of various real estate functions globally. She has extensive Human Resource experience within the financial services industry and has held senior HR positions with Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan, in Sydney and New York.
Amanda Harkness is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of ASX and Group Executive Corporate Affairs. Her responsibilities include leadership of ASX’s Legal, Company Secretarial and Governance, International and Australian Regulatory Policy and Compliance, Corporate Affairs and Government Relations functions. Amanda has had a wide range of experience in businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong and Japan across a number of business sectors including financial services, communications, energy and resources. She began her legal career in one of Australia’s most respected law firms Freehills, where she was a partner with the corporate, technology and commercial law practice in the Sydney office from 1986 until 1992. Amanda has also held roles as a consultant at McKinsey & Co, various executive management roles at Telstra, and in an internet joint venture between British Telecom (BT) and the then NASDAQ-listed LookSmart. Amanda has served in Non-Executive Director roles in the communications sector, on a range of Federal Government advisory boards focused on innovation and technology development and in the philanthropic sector. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Australia Company Directors and the Governance Institute of Australia and a member of Chief Executive Women.
On the ASX Board are some further impressive women
Yasmin Allen, Independent, Non-Executive Director, BCom, FAICD appointed Director February 2015
Heather Ridout AO, Independent, Non-Executive Director BEc (Hons) Appointed Director August 2012