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Sandhurst Directors and Executive Officers

Meet our leadership team

Jenny Dawson
B Bus (Acc), FCA, MAICD
Chairman - Non-executive director

Jenny was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees in September 2009 and served as an independent Director of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank board from 1999 to 2014. She has significant corporate governance experience having been a non - executive director for 20 years.

Jenny spent 10 years with Arthur Andersen in the audit and IT controls division and has experience in the areas of financial reporting and audit, IT internal control reviews, internal audit and risk management.

Jenny is currently a member of the Victorian State Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Trustee of the Anglican Diocese of Bendigo Trust Corporation and a director of its affiliated agencies - Bencourt Care Pty Ltd and New Horizons Welfare Services Pty Ltd. She also Chairs the Coliban Regional Integrated Water Management forum.

Deb Radford
BEc, Grad Dip Finance & Investment, FINSIA
Non-executive director

Deb was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees Limited in July 2019 and served as an independent director of the parent entity Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited from 2006 - 2018. During this period she chaired the Credit Committee and served on Audit, Governance and HR and IT Committees. She has over 30 years’ experience in the banking industry with international and local banks. She worked in the Victorian State Treasury and ran her own consulting business advising the government on commercial transactions.

Deb also has experience with charitable foundations as the Inaugural Chair of the La Trobe Foundation and managing the Radford Foundation.

Deb is currently Deputy Chancellor of La Trobe University.

Richard Baker
Non-executive director

Richard Baker was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees Limited in January 2016. Richard was previously employed by the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group from 1983 - 2018 and held many senior roles including, Manager MD’s Office, Capital & Balance Sheet Management, Corporate Insurance, Chief Executive of Sunstate Lenders Mortgage Insurance Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary captive insurance company, plus 20 years’ experience in the Trustee industry in various roles.

Richard is a director of Interchange Loddon Mallee Region.

Paul Rohan
BSc (Mathematics), MBA (Exec), Dip SM, GAICD
Executive director

Paul was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees in October 2018. Paul joined Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in February 2011 and is currently Head of Wealth Management. He is a financial services professional with experience exceeding thirty years. His experience covers Superannuation, Investments, Margin Lending, Trustee Services, Insurance and Financial Planning.

Paul's career commenced in management and IT consultancy roles with a focus on process improvement, strategy formulation, sales management, risk management, program management and system integration. Prior to joining Bendigo and Adelaide, Paul held senior management roles in Wealth Management, Industry Superannuation and Life Insurance businesses.

Paul is currently a director of Bendigo Financial Planning Limited, Australian Friendly Society Limited, Leveraged Equities Limited, Adelaide Equity Finance Pty Ltd, Pirie Street Custodian Ltd and the Financial Services Council.

Justin Hoare
BCom, CPA, Adv Dip of Finance and Investments, GAICD
Executive officer

Justin joined the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group in September 2004 before commencing in the Sandhurst business in 2009. Justin has more than 20 years of experience in the finance sector including accounting, operations, treasury, project management, product management and general leadership roles. This experience has been gained working in organisations including BDO, Bankers Trust, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan.

Justin is currently Head of Sandhurst Trustees and a member of the Financial Services Council Superannuation Board Committee.

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