Tony Brain is a non-Executive Director with over 30 years’ experience in finance, risk and assurance with a particular industry focus in the financial services sector and growing interest in the education sector. Tony spent 28 years at Deloitte, advancing from a graduate position to serve 12 years as Partner leading the Melbourne firm’s Superannuation Assurance & Advisory practice. Subsequent to his time at Deloitte he spent nearly three years as Head of Risk at AustralianSuper, Australia’s largest superannuation fund with over $100 billion of funds under investment.

Tony advises and presents to a range of boards in areas of governance, risk management, assurance, regulatory adherence and prudential oversight. He is a Board Member and Chair of the Risk Committee and member of each of the Audit and Investment Committees at the Australian Scholarships Group Friendly Society, the largest provider of education scholarship plans in Australia. In September 2018, Tony was appointed to the superannuation Trustee boards responsible for all of AMP’s superannuation funds. Tony is also a member of the Audit, Finance and Business Risk Committee at the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and in 2019 has been appointed to the Finance & Risk Committee at the Melbourne Magistrates Court.

He is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees and member of the Company Auditors Disciplinary Board. As part of his role at Deloitte, Tony was previously Chairman for an Acting Trustee appointment by APRA (2006 – 2011) in relation to a superannuation fund that had its previous trustee removed.

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