The Financial Services Council has appointed AMP group executive, Advice and New Zealand, Jack Regan, to its board of directors. He has also been made co-chair of the FSC’s Advice Board Committee.
Regan has spent more than 35 years in financial services in executive, distribution, marketing and operational roles at companies including St. George Bank, IOOF and GIO before joining AMP’s Hillross Advice.
Now responsible for AMP’s Advice and Direct businesses in Australia as well as the company’s New Zealand operations, Regan has been with AMP for more than 18 years.
He began his working life as a teacher with qualifications in Education (Bachelor of Education) and Marketing (Graduate Diploma in Marketing) and has completed executive programs at Stamford Business School, the Wharton School and the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.
Regan has been the Responsible Officer for ASIC and APRA-licensed entities as well as New Zealand’s Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority. He is currently a director of AMP Advice Holdings and a board member of ipac Securities and ipac Group Services.
“It’s a privilege to be appointed to the Board of the FSC, which plays a critical role in supporting the growth and success of the financial services industry,” said Regan.
“Through its work with the regulators and key stakeholders in the industry, the FSC is helping to drive positive outcomes for its members and their customers, and I look forward to contributing to these endeavours.”
Regan’s appointment is effective immediately.