Board of Directors

 
Raymond John Kellerman 
Non-Executive Chairman
Ray has over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry including in the funds management, financial advisory, life insurance and corporate and structured finance industries. Previous appointments include Independent Chairman of ClearView Wealth, an ASX listed life insurance and financial services company, and Independent Chairman of Credit Suisse Asset Management Australia. Prior to this he was with Perpetual Trustees Australia for 10 years before establishing his own financial services and compliance advisory business in 2001.  

Ray is an owner and Executive Director of Quentin Ayers, an implemented asset advisor specialising in alternative private market investments. He holds qualifications in law, economics, investment securities and management.

Ray currently acts as a director for Goodman Funds Management Australia, Foundation Life New Zealand and Ryder Capital. He is also active in a number of governance related roles for some major fund managers operating in Australia.

Ray was appointed a Director of Countplus in January 2017 and Chairman in April 2017.
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FCPA, SF Fin, Affiliate ICAA
Member of Countplus Board
Member of Audit & Risk Committee 
Member of Acquisitions Committee
   
Member of Remuneration & Nominations Committee   
Matthew Rowe
Managing Director & CEO
Matthew Rowe is the former Managing Director of Hood Sweeney, the 30th largest Accounting firm in Australia and twice a BRW top 10 fastest growing firm. Just over a year ago he successfully managed his transition and succession from the business to attend Harvard Business School. Matthew was also the longest serving Chairman in the history of the Financial Planning Association of Australia and represented Australia on the Global Standards Body.

Matthew brings to Countplus a track record in leading a high performing professional services organisation, strong corporate and regulatory experience, as well as being recognised as a successful change agent within financial services.

Matthew was appointed a Director of Countplus in October 2016 and CEO in February 2017.
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FCPA, CFP (Life), GAICD, BEc,
Grad Dip FP, Grad Dip Accounting
Member of Countplus Board
Member of Acquisitions Committee
 
Member of Remuneration & Nominations Committee 
Alison Ledger
Independent Non-Executive Director
Alison has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.  She has held senior operational and strategic roles in banking, funds management and insurance with Chase, Bankers Trust and IAG.  

As a Partner with McKinsey and Company she advised some of the leading global and Australian banks on strategy and organisational change.  She has extensive international experience in the US, UK/Europe as well as Australia.  Her experience as a company director has been in the biotechnology (pSivida) and life insurance (IAG Life) sectors.

Alison’s more recent experience has been in digital transformation and customer experience. As Executive General Manager of Product, Pricing and eBusiness, Alison ran IAG’s digital business and CX for the consumer brands including NRMA, SGIO and SGIC. 

Alison was appointed a Director of Countplus in October 2016.
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BA, MBA, GAICD
Member of Countplus Board
Member of Audit & Risk Committee 
Member of Acquisitions Committee 
Member of Remunerations & Nominations Committee
  Kate Hill
 Independent Non-Executive Director
 Kate has over 20 years’ experience as an audit partner with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, advising privately owned and small cap ASX listed clients. She has worked extensively in regulated environments including assisting with Initial Public Offerings, capital raising and general compliance, as well as operating in an audit environment. She also held several leadership positions in the firm and built an audit practice serving private clients in the Western Sydney office. She served on the Deloitte Australia board of partners for 2 years.

She is currently the Company Secretary for Manalto Limited and Novogen Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Westmead Medical Research Foundation as well as being a member of their Finance and Risk Committee.

Kate was appointed a Director of Countplus in June 2017.

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Member of Countplus Board
Member of Audit & Risk Committee 
Member of Acquisitions Committee 

 Arlette Jubian
 Company Secretary
 Arlette Jubian is the Group Financial Controller for Countplus. 

Arlette has 16 years of experience in the commercial accounting field, having worked in professional services (legal), construction (architecture), technology and financial industries. For over 10 years, Arlette held senior accounting positions working with senior management running local and global listed and unlisted organisations. 

Arlette was appointed Company Secretary of Countplus in June 2012. 
 Arlette Jubian harbour
M.Com (USyd), CPA, SA Fin

 



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