Image: Belinda Gibson, Trustee
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Belinda was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) until May 2013. She joined ASIC as a Commissioner in November 2007. She was appointed Deputy Chairman in May 2010 and also served as a member of the Financial Reporting Council and the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee.
Belinda had responsibility for the oversight of Australia’s capital markets including the exchange traded markets and broker supervision functions and also corporations. From 1987 until joining ASIC she was a corporate law partner at the law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques, specialising in transactional advice and also corporate governance issues. She was partner in charge of the Mallesons’ Sydney office from 2000-03.
She was a director of Airservices Australia from 2000 to 2004, and of The Sir Robert Menzies Foundation from 1990 to 2007, having received a Menzies Scholarship in 1982. Belinda’s qualifications include a BEc, LLB (Hons) (Sydney) and LLM (Hons) (Cambridge). She was appointed to the Trust in January 2013.