Sandra (Sam) Andersen, Chair.
Residence: Melbourne, VIC
Sandra (Sam) was appointed to the Beyond Bank Australia Board in November 2013 and appointed Chair in 2018. She has more than 18 years’ experience in the finance sector and 10 years’ experience as an executive in the technology and health services industries.
She is an experienced executive and Non-Executive Director in the listed, unlisted and government sectors and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Australian Hearing Services, Chair of the Australian Packaging Covenant Board, Non-Executive Director of Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Non-Executive Director of Agriculture Victoria Services Pty Ltd, Chair of the Audit & Risk Management Committee of the Department of Premier & Cabinet Victoria and a Trustee and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust. Sam is a former managing director of Eyecare Partners Limited and a former Chief Financial Officer of listed technology companies. Other past directorships include Anteo Diagnostics Limited, Rural Finance Corporation, Victorian Funds Management Corporation and Superpartners Pty Ltd.
Sam has a Bachelor of Laws and is a Certified Practicing Accountant. She is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Sam is a Director of Eastwoods Group Limited and Eastwoods Wealth Management Pty Ltd. She is a member of the Board Governance and Remuneration Committee.