Anthony Ventura - President & Chair BBus MRiskMgmt MRMIA.CPRM


Appointed: 28 May 2013.

Anthony is an energetic and innovative manager with over thirty years' experience in risk management across diverse business sectors locally and internationally. As a long time mmber of the RMIA,  he is dedicated to ensuring the development of risk management as a mainstream profession. Anthony has held senior management roles in both the private and public sectors and is currently the Group Manager, Risk at John Holland one of Australia's leading construction firms.

Stephen Higginson BA ACII MRMIA

Vice President, Operations & Membership.

Appointed: 26 May 2015.

Stephen's career has spanned 39 years in South Africa, UK, Ireland, Asia, and Australia. Stephen joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in 2013 and is currently driving Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' growth strategy for Australia and New Zealand from his base in Melbourne.

Tony Dudley BA (Accounting) FCPA GAICD MRMIA

Appointed: 22 September 2014.

Tony has had a blend of commercial and financial expertise in the private and public sectors. Tony is currently Chief Financial Officer, Head Business Enablement for the Victorian Transport Accident Commission.

Simon Levy BAppSc. GAICD MRMIA

Appointed: 22 May 2018.

Simon has 20 years' experience as a risk professional and has collaborated closely with senior executives for globally recognised brands and organisations contributing to the strategic intent by ensuring accountability for effective risk mitigation.

Tim Markey MRMIA

Appointed: 23 May 2017.

Tim is an experience quantity surveyor, qualified from Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Tim brings hands- on experience with 25 years' work in the construction industry and managing his own IT business for over 14 years in Australia.

Belinda Olejniczak MRMIA.CPRM

Appointed: 22nd May 2019

Belinda is a leading Governance, Risk and Assurance Executive with over twenty years of experience in global and local organisations. Her roles have included Financial Management, Business Improvement, Program and Project Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Governance and Regulatory Compliance.

Mark Ryan MBA Grad Cert (Innovation Entrepreneurship) MRMIA

Appointed: 29 October 2020

Mark is enthusiastic about education and provides industry perspectives and participate in education and financial services industry advisory groups as an independent consultant. Mark also currently leads Business Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for La Trobe University and has been in this role for the past three and a half years.

Jason Smith BEcon BCom MBA GAICD MRMIA

Appointed: 22 May 2018.

Jason is a commercially astute Risk Officer with over 15 years of senior executive experience in leading, transforming, and optimising governance, risk and compliance functions in banking and insurance.