Ms Herman has been a director of the Group since October 2015. She is Chairman of the Risk Committee, and a member of the People and Remuneration, and Audit Committees. She brings to Suncorp strong expertise in running retail banking and insurance products, setting strategy for financial services businesses and working with regulators and customers.
Ms Herman has deep executive experience running customer-facing financial services businesses in the US and Australia. She has held board positions (including on subsidiary boards) of financial services organisations for over 20 years, with a focus on governance, regulation and compliance. Her current ASX-listed company directorships include Breville Group Limited, Premier Investments Limited, and Evans Dixon Limited.
At Westpac, Ms Herman oversaw stakeholder engagement including customers, shareholders, government and regulators. She also ran the product function of retail and business banking, including general insurance as well as internet banking, in various roles at Westpac.