Rebecca Richardson, Director

Residence: Sydney / Southern Highlands, NSW

Rebecca was appointed to the Beyond Bank Australia Board in February 2018 following the successful merger with My Credit Union Limited. With a background in urban renewal and regional development, affordable housing and property, Rebecca has a special interest in fostering successful, liveable and sustainable communities and environments.

A breadth of skills and ability to work across traditional domains are reflected in Rebecca’s diverse professional career. An experienced company director, with a background in mutual banking, Rebecca’s roles have included Director and Chair of APRA regulated company, My Credit Union and Committee Chair in Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations. Rebecca is Managing Director of Urbanista Australia Pty Ltd, a planning and strategy consultancy practice which work with government agencies, developers, investors, non-profit organisations and local communities. Other directorships include City West Housing Company Limited, Urbanista Business Solutions Pty Ltd and a private publishing company.

Rebecca holds undergraduate qualifications in law and environmental planning and postgraduate management qualifications specialising in tourism. She also holds a Financial Analysis Certificate from UTS and a certificate in Creating Shared Value from Harvard Business School. Rebecca is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has also completed AICD’s Mastering the Boardroom program. Rebecca is a member of the Board Customer Committee and Chair of the Board Governance and Remuneration.

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