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Jane Couchman

Chief Risk Officer

Jane joined First State Super in May 2020. She is responsible for leading our Risk and Compliance team function.

Before joining First State Super, Jane was the Executive General Manager, Compliance at The Commwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) where she was responsible for leading the bank’s Compliance Function, Conduct Program, Privacy Program and Conflicts of Interest Program. During this time, she also co-led the CBA’s response to the new Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) and was a key member of the bank’s Royal Commission Taskforce.

Prior to CBA Jane was the Global COO, Compliance and Head of Enterprise Compliance at Macquarie Bank. She was part of the global executive leadership team for the Compliance Division and drove the strategy and programme of work for the Division globally. Prior to Macquarie, she was Chief Risk Officer at BT Financial Group, and before that General Counsel at Perpetual.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB), Macquarie University
Current role
  • Executive Officer of First State Super