Ainslie van Onselen

Title: IFAC Board Technical Advisor for Richard Petty

Country: Australia

Ms. van Onselen is an experienced, strategic executive with an extensive background across the financial services as a litigation lawyer and with various listed, government and not-for-profit organizations including membership bodies.

Prior to joining Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Ms. van Onselen held a number of senior roles over six years at Westpac Group, including Managing Director of RAMS, Chief of Staff to the CEO and General Manager of Deposits & Unsecured Lending. She was also the Global Director of Women’s Markets and Inclusion & Diversity.

Ms. van Onselen has more than 20 years’ experience as a non-executive director. She is currently a non-executive director at financial services company Automic and the commissioner of Legal Aid NSW.

Ms. van Onselen commenced her career practicing as a lawyer and ultimately became a partner in a specialist corporate and commercial practice in Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master’s of Applied Finance, and completed the Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors.




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