The Inner Circle

WarrenAntonik1 Warren Antonik
Responsible for the Global Compensation and Benefit Analytics and application of core Compensation and Benefit processes across Asia Pacific.

Peter Armstrong1
Peter Armstrong
Peter Armstrong is the Group Manager Total rewards with Incitec Pivot.

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Micaela Costello
Senior Manager, Executive Remuneration
CSL Limited
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Senior Remuneration and Benefits Advisor
Newcrest Mining Limited
I have had over 10 years’ experience in HR, the last 7 years have been specialising in Remuneration and employee benefits. Prior to that I spent over 7 years leading Payroll teams at various organisations.  In my current role as Senior Remuneration and Benefits Advisor I oversee the administration of the Newcrest Share Plans, including the Long Term Incentive (LTI), the salary sacrifice tax deferred scheme, and the $1,000 Employee Share Acquisition Plan (ESAP).  I am also responsible for managing global Newcrest Remuneration programs including Salary Reviews, Bonus Schemes and salary benchmarking provision. My role also includes budget forecasting and analysis for the HR budget.
 Yolande Foord photo1 Yolande Foord  
Executive Director of Remuneration & Benefits a Division of Human Resources Telstra Corporation Ltd.
Yolande Foord joined Telstra in 2011. She and her team are responsible for delivering and managing all aspects of remuneration, benefits and reward for almost 40,000 employees globally. They play a key part in driving the strategic agenda through design and implementation of incentives, recognition and reward, executive and employee share plans, benefits and global mobility policies.
 Craig 1 Craig Hespe
Head of Tax at IAG
Craig has had extensive experience in advising upon the implementation and ongoing administration of employee share schemes offered to the employees of IAG based in Australia and overseas.
 Allan Jone Pic1 Allan Jones
Manager – Remuneration and Benefits in Newcrest Mining Limited
He have had 30+ years’ experience across generalist HR, Learning and Development, Competency Based Training & Assessment, and OH&S, with the last 10 years specialising in remuneration, employee benefits and conditions of employment.
 gregkiddle1 Greg Kiddle
Group Head of Reward and Performance (QBE Insurance Group Limited)
Greg has global responsibility for QBE’s Reward Centre of Excellence that extends across its 17,000 employees in over 40 countries. He has over 25 years’ experience in financial services with the past 15 specialising in remuneration and performance.
Sarah Knox
Manager in Reward at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.
 JamesMarshall_1 James Marshall
Managing Director of the Computershare Plan Managers
James has developed a broad range of skills across the listed entity space and understands the role employee equity plays within a company’s strategy. This knowledge ensure Computershare’s clients and their employee participants receive an unmatched level of service and support.
 Morris_Benjamin_1 Benjamin Morris
General Manager Performance, Reward and Employee Services at Mirvac
Ben is an experienced Compensation and Benefits consultant and HR professional.  Ben is a Chartered Accountant, a Solicitor and a Chartered Company Secretary. In addition to his professional experience, Ben is a published author and an experienced lecturer having taught accounting and law subjects at UNSW and UTS (including teaching in the UTS MBA/Masters program).
Stuart Oliver
Reward Specialist in Suncorp Group
He worked as a reward and benefits professional for 14 years both here in Australia and in the UK across multiple Global companies including Barclays Bank and Diageo. The last 6 years have been within the Suncorp Group across a variety of roles within the reward portfolio. Most recently over the past year concentrating on the benefits space and as part of this role, he have been managing Suncorp’s Employee Share Plans notably through the transition of our share plans from Computershare to Link Market Services.
 James Sadler Inner Circle James Sadler
Remuneration Manager – Executive in Orica Limited
James has spent the last two years at Orica, where he has managed the redesign of Orica’s executive remuneration framework, including implementation of a new long-term incentive plan, deferred short-term incentive together with minimum shareholding and clawback guidelines.
Philip Turss 1 Philip Turss
Group Vice President, Remuneration and Benefits