Our People

About Joanne


Joanne Hawkins joined the company in March 2017 and is responsible for Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance functions for all entities across the Group.

Joanne joined with extensive experience in Corporate Governance within asset management. Joanne started her career as a solicitor at a major law firm and then held in-house and legal roles in New Zealand and the Solomon Islands. Most recently Joanne held the role of Company Secretary at Perpetual Limited, which included responsibility for the Legal, Compliance and Company Secretariat functions across the Perpetual group of companies.

Joanne Hawkins

Group Company Secretary & Head of Corporate Governance
Group Company Secretary

About Daniel

Daniel Campbell was appointed to his current role of Investment Director in April 2018. His responsibilities include investment oversight of all our Investment strategies and processes, Product Strategy and Development and our team of Investment Specialists. He works closely with the investment teams in the development and execution of their business, product and distribution strategies. In addition, he has P&L and people responsibility for the Income & Fixed Interest team.

Daniel joined the business in late 2010 and has been a member of the Pendal Executive Committee since 2013.

Prior to joining the company, Daniel spent ten years at Perpetual Investments, where he held various roles including Senior Investment Analyst and General Manager, Analytics & Research.

Other Senior Management

Daniel Campbell

Investment Director
Senior Management (Australia)

About Nicola

Nicola Scott joined the company in May 2016 as the Chief Financial Officer for the business activities in Australia. Nicola is responsible for the company’s overall financial operations, reporting and business planning. Prior to joining the company, Nicola worked for ANZ in Singapore in a number of regional roles, including Head of Finance & Business Manager Markets APEA and Business Manager to the CFO – Institutional Bank. Nicola commenced her career with Arthur Andersen, qualifying in Australia and then moving to London for seven years. On returning to Australia Nicola joined ANZ where she held a number of roles including, Head of Financial Control – Global Markets, Head of Finance – Asia and Head of Finance Global Markets Trading. In 2006 she joined HBOS’s Treasury branch as their Australian CFO.

Other Senior Management

Nicola Scott

Chief Financial Officer
Senior Management (Australia)

About Ross

Ross was appointed as General Counsel & Head of Legal at Pendal following the company’s listing on the ASX in 2007.

Prior to joining the company, Ross worked for leading law firms in Sydney and London from the time of his admission in 1987 until 1998. While in private practice Ross specialised primarily in financial services, including funds management, banking and corporate law. 

Ross joined the legal team of Pendal’s predecessor, BT Funds Management in 1998 and occupied a number of legal roles, primarily relating to the institutional asset management business.  

Ross holds a BA, LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Sydney.

Other Senior Management

Ross Blackman

General Counsel & Head of Legal
Senior Management (Australia)

About Justin

Justin joined the company in April 2018 and is responsible for the technology, business strategy, strategic projects, operations, product and outsourced relationships functions. Justin possesses over 18 years’ experience in the finance industry, including senior appointments across client service, product, business strategy, operations and project management. Before joining the company, Justin was a Director at LeapFrog Investments and prior to that, held leadership positions within strategy, operations and strategic projects between 2013 and 2017 at First State Super, one of Australia’s largest pension funds. Justin’s industry experience also incorporates a variety of general management-level roles at Perpetual Investments during his 10-year tenure at the firm. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science from The Nottingham Trent University and a finance related post graduate qualification from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA).

Other Senior Management

Justin Howell

Group Chief Operations Officer
Senior Management (Australia)

About William

William joined Pendal in May 2021 as the Head of Risk and Compliance for Pendal Australia. He is a member of the Pendal Australia Executive team and is responsible for the risk and compliance strategy, design, implementation and monitoring of risk and compliance frameworks across Pendal Australia as well as the delivery of timely and practical advice, assurance and reporting.

Prior to joining Pendal, William was a senior Director in the Governance, Regulation and Compliance practice of Deloitte. Prior to Deloitte, Will held senior roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Macquarie Group and Credit Suisse. Will has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the Australian National University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).

Other Senior Management

William Emerton

Head of Risk & Compliance
Senior Management (Australia)

About Anthony


Anthony joined Pendal Group as Distribution Director in October 2018 and is a member of the Australian Executive team. Anthony is responsible for leading the Distribution, Marketing and Client Service functions, drawing upon his extensive experience in retail and institutional funds management.

Anthony joined Pendal following his tenure of fifteen years in senior leadership roles at Morningstar. Most recently Anthony was Managing Director, Research Strategy Australasia where he was responsible for the development of research and commentary on investment themes and trends within the Asia-Pacific region, in addition to representing Morningstar’s manager, equity and credit research capabilities. Anthony’s remit also extended to the development of retirement research, public policy initiatives, and engagement with regulatory authorities. Prior to this role, Anthony was also CEO, Australia and New Zealand from 2010-2014 and Managing Director of Morningstar Investment Management from 2009-2010. Anthony’s prior experience includes senior appointments ASSIRT Research and AMP Consulting.

Anthony is a director and immediate past president of the CFA Society of Sydney and a member of the National Advocacy Council. He is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a CFA charterholder, holds a graduate diploma in Applied Finance and Investments from FINSIA, and a bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Other Senior Management

Anthony Serhan

Distribution Director
Senior Management (Australia)

Sales Team

Tim North Ash

Head of Distribution
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Sales Team

Lee Hopperton

Head of High Net Worth Distribution
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