Committee members

The Code Compliance Committee is an independent compliance monitoring body established under its Charter and the Customer Owned Banking Code of Practice under the authority of the Customer Owned Banking Association.

Dr Sue-Anne Wallace AM, Independent Chairperson

BPharm, BA (Hons), PhD, Grad Cert Mgt, Adv Dip Arts, FAICD

Appointed: 18 February 2014 Term expires: 18 February 2019

Sue-Anne has extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector. She is also Vice-President of the international certifier Humanitarian Quality Assurance Initiative (Geneva). She was formerly chair of the Australian Council for International Development’s Code of Conduct for the past six years and founding executive chairman of Creating Australia. She holds non-executive director positions with several other organisations.

For the past 12 years, Sue-Anne has focused on governance and self-regulation in the not-for-profit sector. In 2014 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to investigate self-regulatory codes of conduct and complaints handling in the not-for-profit sector.

In 2017, Sue-Anne was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the not-for-profit sector, particularly through charitable fundraising reform and establishing codes of practice.

Anita Schut, Industry Representative

BA (Asian Studies), Grad Dip Personnel Mgt

Appointed: 1 January 2014 Term expires: 31 December 2019

Anita is the Compliance Manager at Maritime Mining and Power Credit Union and is the informal Chair and founder of the NSW Mutual Compliance Group. She has more than 15 years’ experience working in compliance, including as Banking Compliance Manager for Citibank Australia, and extensive broader experience with the financial services industry, including roles in lending and human resources.

Anita has completed the Australian Compliance Institute Certified Compliance Professional program.

Carolyn Bond AO, Consumer Representative

Appointed: 1 March 2015 Term expires: 28 February 2020

Carolyn has worked in the consumer advocacy field for more than 20 years, focusing primarily on issues including high pressure selling, consumer credit, debt collection and credit reporting. Carolyn headed-up specialist consumer legal centres for 15 years (including the Consumer Action Law Centre).

Carolyn has been Chair of the Consumers’ Federation of Australia, and has represented consumer interests on a number of bodies, including the Victorian Legal Services Board, Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria Board, the Banking and Financial Services Ombudsman Board and the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Committee.

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