Financial Services Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Financial Services IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following industries within the financial services sector: Banking; Mortgage broking; Financial markets; Financial planning and advice; Insurance; Superannuation; Accounting and bookkeeping; Mercantile agents; and Trust administration.

These qualifications are included in the FNS – Financial Services Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for interested parties to make a contribution.

Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.

The Financial Services IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit Skills for Australia.

Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.

The AISC has approved the following members for the Financial Services IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Peak/Advisory/Association Financial, Administrative and Professional Services Training Council Incorporated Allan Jones Chair WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Financial Planning Association of Australia Robert Kimberley Member NSW
Government Australian Taxation Office Eileen Eaton Member TAS
Union    Finance Sector Union of Australia Julia Angrisano Member NSW
Employer Enterprise  Commonwealth Bank Kareena Assem Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Certified Practicing Accountants Australia Keddie Waller Deputy Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Financial Markets Association Robert Colquhoun Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance Rebecca Slingo Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  KnowIT Group Wendy Tyberek Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Association of Superannuation Funds Australia Limited Stefan Simunic Member NSW
Employer Enterprise  Industry Skills Advisory Council-NT Debbie Knight Member NT