Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Nick was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Challenger Limited in January 2022 and has held a number of senior executive roles at Challenger since joining in 2015, including Chief Executive, Funds Management. Prior to this, Nick held senior leadership roles at top financial services businesses across Australia, the United States and the UK.
Chief Financial Officer
Alex was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in December 2022, having previously held a number of senior roles at Challenger including Group Deputy CFO and CFO, Funds Management. Alex was previously a Partner in KPMG’s CFO Advisory Practice and has extensive experience across life insurance and wealth management including roles at BT Financial Group.
Chief Risk Officer
Tony joined Challenger in 2004 and was appointed Chief Risk Officer in 2018. Prior to this, Tony was Chief Financial Officer and Appointed Actuary for the Life business.
Chief Executive, Technology
Kate joined Challenger in 2021 as Chief Technology Officer, and was appointed Chief Executive, Technology in September 2022. Kate has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services across technology and distribution. Prior to Challenger, Kate held senior roles in technology, cyber security and digital transformation at the Commonwealth Bank.
Chief Executive, Life and Solutions
Anton was appointed as Chief Executive, Life and Solutions in June 2022, having previously held the role of Challenger Life’s Chief Financial Officer and Appointed Actuary since 2018. Prior to joining Challenger, Anton held a Chief Actuary role, following a 20-year consulting career.
Chief Commercial Officer
Stuart was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in January 2022. Stuart has held a number of senior roles since joining Challenger in 2012, including Head of Investor Relations, and Acting Chief Executive, Customer. Stuart began his career as a Chartered Accountant, working in investment banking and senior finance roles in Australia and the UK.
Chief Executive, Customer
Mandy joined Challenger in November 2022 as Chief Executive, Customer. Prior to this, Mandy was General Manager, Asset Management Distribution at MLC Wealth. Mandy has also held senior roles in Australia and London at BMO Global Asset Management, CQS UK, Nomura, and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now BlackRock).
Challenger and Apollo Joint Venture CEO
Chris was appointed CEO of the Joint Venture between Challenger and Apollo in September 2022. Chris joined Challenger in 2003. In that time, he has held a number of key leadership roles, most recently Deputy CEO, and Chief Executive, Technology and Operations. Chris was also Chief Executive of Challenger Life Company Limited from 2017 to 2020.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Louise joined Challenger in 2019 and was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in January 2022. Prior to this, Louise was General Manager, Human Resources.
Chief Executive, Funds Management
Victor was appointed Chief Executive, Funds Management in August 2022 following five years as Head of Fixed Income within the Challenger Investment Management business. Prior to Challenger, Victor held investment leadership roles at Aberdeen Asset Management in Singapore and Australia, and Credit Suisse Asset Management.