Board of Directors

FEI is governed by a member-elected Board of Directors. FEI Board members have a strong commitment to people development and deep experience as Chief Financial Officers or in the area of Career Development. Our CFO Directors also mentor in our FEI Mentoring Programs.

David Craig

David Craig

FEI President

Ned Lendlease, Deputy Chairman, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Former CFO, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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Julie Raffe

FEI Vice President

Former Finance DIrector, Village Roadshow Limited

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Cale Bennett

Former CFO, Corporate Travel Management

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Michael Bradburn

CFO, Ausgrid

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Susan Ferrier

Group Executive People & Culture, National Australia Bank


David Lamont


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Gillian Larkins



David Malek

CFO, Brisbane Airport Corporation

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Keith Neate

Former CFO, Virgin Australia

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Neale O'Connell

Former CFO, Corporate Travel Management

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Tiernan O'Rourke

CFO, Worley

Nick Plummer - bw

Nick Plummer

Former Director, Directioneering

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Sam Sheppard

Chief People Office, Blackwoods (Wesfarmers Industrial & Safety)


To ensure a quality member experience, FEI is run by a part-time executive to support the Board. The FEI team shares the Board’s commitment to career-long learning and facilitating resilient professional networks within the FEI membership. We look forward to getting to know you and your career strengths and aspirations.

Michelle Reynolds Patel

Michelle Reynolds Patel

Chief Executive Officer

Sally Fortune

Sally Fortune

Membership & Events Manager


George Liberopoulos

Program Manager


FEI supports the careers of CFOs and Senior Finance Execs through:


Our mentoring programs are world class. Supported by Australia’s leading CFOs they have been designed to develop future top executives.


Our events, forums and tools tap into the depth of experience available in our extensive network.


We facilitate curated introductions between members to make building peer networks easy and effective.

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