Directors - Member Elected

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 member 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.

Stacey Berkman CA AGIA

Appointed: 22 July 2021

Stacey is an innovative and enthusiastic Risk, Compliance and Governance Professional and Chartered Accountant with risk, governance, assurance and commercial finance experience across various industries. Stacey is passionate about finding sustainable and practical risk management solutions to support management in navigating uncertainty and complexity. Stacey currently holds the role of Executive Manager, Group Risk at nbn Co. 

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.

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.

Roslyn Toms BLaw BArtsCom(Hon) GAICD MRMIA

Appointed: 22 July 2021

Roslyn has an exceptional depth of experience across Law, Communications, Governance and Risk. Currently holding the position of Group Executive, Legal and Chief Risk Officer at nib Group, and Director at nib Foundation, Roslyn is not prone to resting on her laurels. Committed to continuing the RMIA's mission of raising the profile and educational opportunities of the risk industry, we are thrilled to have Roslyn join the RMIA Board of Directors.

Directors - Independent

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.

Andrew Wood MRMIA

Appointed: 9 July 2021

Andrew is a highly regarded and experienced Search & Talent Solutions Leader. He brings a vast network and track record supporting key leadership and senior hiring, with deep domain and subject matter expertise in Risk Management, Compliance, Governance, Risk Advisory, Financial Crime and Risk Transformation.