Meet our leadership team
Chair - Non-executive director
Vicki was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees Limited in July 2022 and currently serves as an independent Director of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank board since 2018. She is also the Chair for the Group’s People, Culture and Transformation Committee and a member of the Board Risk Committee. Vicki is an experienced executive holding various executive roles within strategy, operations, sales and distribution, human resources and transformation delivery. Her career spans over 30 years, primarily in banking, insurance, wealth management and telecommunications.
Vicki spent 6 years with Telstra in Executive Director roles across Transformation Delivery, Strategy & Business Services, and Customer Experience, Product Design & Delivery. Prior to this Vicki held a number of executive roles at NAB including Executive General Manager - Retail Bank, Executive General Manager – Business Operations and General Manager – People and Organisational Development. Vicki has also held various senior leadership roles at MLC, ING and Prudential.
Vicki is currently a member of Chief Executive Women.
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.
Alex was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees Limited in March 2021. Alex is an experienced senior executive, non-executive director and advisory board member with significant experience in leading large teams, financial accountability and business transformation. Alex’s experience also includes delivering business growth in complex and regulated environments and leading through change.
As the owner and founder of her own leadership and consulting business, and the co-owner and CEO of Financial Executive Women (FEW), Alex works with innovative business leaders and organisations who seek transformation and growth as a way to realise their full potential.
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.
BCom (Hons), Grad Dip Applied Fin, FINSIA
Luke was appointed a director of Sandhurst Trustees in May 2022. Luke joined Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in March 2022 and is currently the Group Treasurer. His expertise in treasury and financial services spans over 23 years.
Luke’s career commenced at ANZ in Treasury where he spent 20 years covering bank capital, funding, liquidity, funds transfer pricing, non-traded FX and interest rate risk management. Most recently, Luke was Chief Financial Officer for ANZ’s Institutional Division.