Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee

Carmel Arthur (Chair)
Carmel Arthur (Chair)
Carmel is an experienced leader in Victoria’s justice system who has been a member of the Adult Parole Board, Director of the Sentencing Advisory Council, Founding Member of the Victorian Police Capability Team, and a Founding Board Member of the Victorian Post-Sentence Authority.

Carmel’s views have also been shaped by the murder of her husband Senior Constable Rodney Miller in 1998. Since that tragic event, Carmel has built extensive relationships and networks across the criminal justice system.

Her diverse experience also includes previous roles as Associate Director with global consultancy firm Sinclair Knight Merz, and Manager of Asset Planning and Strategy at Victoria Police.

Shobhana Chetty, BSc, M.Acct
Shobhana Chetty, BSc, M.Acct
Shobhana is a Lending Expert within the Retail Operations Centre at Toyota Financial Services since January 2019. She was previously in the role of the National Credit Risk Manager at Sigma Pharmaceuticals. Shobhana had joined Sigma in 2012 after numerous years in banking. Her career in banking included time in Westpac Credit Risk Management and ME Bank Business Credit. She holds a BSC (Physics) from Victoria University in Wellington and a Master of Professional Accounting from Monash University.

Shobhana volunteers as a mentor in the Leadership Victoria Mentoring Program.

Joe Flinn, BAcc, CA
Joe Flinn, BAcc, CA
Joe Flinn has been a member of the Audit, Financial and Risk Management Committee since March 2016.

Joe is currently CEO of First Samuel Limited, an independent, boutique private wealth manager, with executive responsibility for all aspects of the successful operation of the business including strategy, operations, financial control, risk & compliance and technology.

Prior to this he was CFO of Plum Financial Services, a leading provider of superannuation administration and investment services to medium to large Australian companies, and part of the NAB Group.

He is a Chartered Accountant (Scotland) and an alumni of Leadership Victoria.

Bruce Lanyon, B Bus, MBA, FCA, SF Fin
Bruce Lanyon, B Bus, MBA, FCA, SF Fin
Bruce is an investment advisor in Melbourne where he has been for seventeen years, providing portfolio management advice to funds and private investors. After starting his career over 40 years ago as a Chartered Accountant, Bruce moved into the equities market as an analyst, and then moved to funds management to analyze a vast range of sectors and manage sector funds and a highly rated Small Cap fund. Prior to this he worked with two major banks in corporate lending and also with an international accounting firm.

He has presented lectures for many groups in the field of company analysis, equity valuation and investment management.

He has a Bachelor of Business and MBA from RMIT, remains a Chartered Accountant, and is a Senior Fellow of Finsia.

His special interest lies in investment strategies, valuation and portfolio management.

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