Meet our Executive Team

Our executives are a dynamic group with a strong set of complementary skills and an excellent balance of experience, qualifications and leadership.

Mike Salisbury - Chief Executive Officer

Rob De Luca

Chief Executive
Officer

Having joined MMS in 2022, Rob has over 20 years’ experience in…

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Mike Salisbury - Chief Executive Officer

Rob De Luca


Chief Executive Officer

Having joined MMS in 2022, Rob has over 20 years’ experience in Financial Services, Wealth Management, Disability and Healthcare, including roles as Managing Director of Bankwest, CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and most recently as CEO of Zenitas Healthcare.

 

Mark Blackburn - Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Ashley Conn

Chief Financial Officer
and Company Secretary

Ashley joined MMS in October 2020 as CFO and has over 20 years…

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Mark Blackburn - Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Ashley Conn


Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Ashley joined MMS in October 2020 as CFO and has over 20 years of financial services experience. Previously Mr Conn was the CFO of CSG Ltd and prior to that had been an investment banker working in Australia and New York predominantly for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley doing M&A and debt and equity capital raisings.

Ashley is member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has an MBA from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

 

Kylie Pashen - Group Executive Queensland

Kylie Chambers

Managing Director –
Group Remuneration Services

Kylie joined MMS in May 2011 and initially held numerous senior management positions…

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Kylie Pashen - Group Executive Queensland

Kylie Chambers


Managing Director – Group Remuneration Services

Kylie joined MMS in May 2011 and initially held numerous senior management positions within RemServ, including operations, corporate services and Government relations until being appointed into the MMS Executive team in 2016 as the Group Executive for Queensland.

Kylie transitioned into the position of Managing Director for Group Remunerations Services in August 2021, with this role having accountability for both the Maxxia and RemServ businesses. Before joining MMS, Kylie worked in the insurance industry within both AAMI and RACQ.

Kylie is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently completing the Senior Executive Master of Business Administration at The University of Melbourne.

 

Suzanne Shepherd - Group Executive – Human Resources

Suzanne Shepherd

Chief Human Resources Officer

Suzanne joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in May 2009. She has in…

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Suzanne Shepherd - Group Executive – Human Resources

Suzanne Shepherd


Chief Human Resources Officer

Suzanne joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in May 2009. She has in excess of 20 years senior leadership experience in the HR field. Her wealth of experience lies in translating high level business objectives into meaningful people and organisational development strategies with lasting business impact.

Her professional background over the past three decades includes education, law publishing and financial services. She held senior leadership positions at AAMI and Suncorp and immediately prior to joining MMSG was the Head of Human Resources at AAMI.

Suzanne is a graduate of the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School.

 

Sean Dempsey - CEO of Plan Management Partners

Sean Dempsey

CEO of Plan Partners

Having joined the MMS Group in 2014, Sean is now Chief Executive Officer…

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Sean Dempsey - CEO of Plan Management Partners

Sean Dempsey


CEO of Plan Partners

Having joined the MMS Group in 2014, Sean is now Chief Executive Officer of Plan Partners, a business created to contribute to the successful establishment of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Sean previously held the position of Group Executive, Commercial at MMSG, in which he was responsible for the commercial integrity and profitability of the Fleet and Novated business, and brings more 20 years’ corporate experience, including a long-term senior management position at Suncorp.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce from James Cook University.

 

David Hannah - Group Executive Aggregation Services

Rohan Martin

Head of Corporate Affairs

Rohan joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in September 2012 and heads up the Corporate Affairs function …

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David Hannah - Group Executive Aggregation Services

Rohan Martin


Head of Corporate Affairs

Rohan joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in September 2012 and heads up the Corporate Affairs function of the Group. His responsibilities include leading the Group’s relations with key external stakeholders, including policy makers, regulators and the media.

He was instrumental in the formation of the sector’s peak industry body, the National Automotive Leasing and Salary Packaging Association (NALSPA) in 2014, and he continues as an Alternate Director and Secretary of the Association. Rohan’s experience include senior executive positions with a diverse range of organisations including Tabcorp, iSelect, NAB, global advisory firm KPMG/Touche Ross and a leading road transport peak industry association.

Rohan has participated in numerous State, Federal and Local Government working parties and associated committees, including the Federal Ministerial Expert Advisory Group on Gambling.

Rohan holds a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Swinburne University and the AIRA Diploma of Investor Relations from the Melbourne Business School.

 

Tania Turnbull Group Executive – Marketing

Julia Edwards-Smith

Chief Customer Officer

Julia is an adaptive and customer obsessed executive marketing leader with a track record in delivering results …

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Tania Turnbull - Group Executive Marketing

Julia Edwards-Smith


Chief Customer Officer

Julia is an adaptive and customer obsessed executive marketing leader with a track record in delivering results through an effective mix of strategy, analytics and innovative thinking. Julia has had 15 years data and digital B2B and B2C marketing experience in Australia & the UK across multiple sectors including financial services, retail and telecommunications. Her experience has been built working with a range of leading brands including; NAB, Lloyds TSB, T-Mobile, Myer and TK Maxx.

Julia has the ability to create strategic vision and turn it into action that delivers measurable results. She is passionate about delivering world-class data-driven marketing experiences that are value adding for both customers and organisations. She is driven by working with, leading and learning from high performing and diverse teams.

Specialities include: B2C & B2B marketing, digital marketing, segmentation, data strategies, marketing strategy, customer lifecycle management, personalisation through marketing automation, customer research and insights.

Tania Turnbull Group Executive – Marketing

Wallace Yim

Chief Information Officer

Wallace joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in March 2021. He is a commercially oriented technology executive …

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Tania Turnbull - Group Executive Marketing

Wallace Yim


Chief Information Officer

Wallace joined the McMillan Shakespeare Group in March 2021. He is a commercially oriented technology executive with significant experience in large and complex businesses, with predominant focus on the planning and execution of digital transformations, as well as the creation of new revenue streams.

He has a passion for consumer and technology trends, and how businesses need to adapt to changing consumer behaviour through the use of technology to create more value. Prior to MMS, Wallace held technology director roles at Bupa Australia & New Zealand, and previously as General Manager Strategy and Architecture at Australia Post.

Wallace graduated from RMIT with a double degree in Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Business.

Abe Tomas - Managing Director, Fleet and Financial Products

Adam Morrison

Managing Director – Asset Management Services

Adam joined the MMS Group, as part of the Interleasing acquisition in 2010. He has a strong…

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Abe Tomas - Managing Director, Fleet and Financial Products

Adam Morrison


Managing Director – Asset Management Services

Adam joined the MMS Group as part of the Interleasing acquisition in 2010.  He has a strong finance background having commenced his career at GE Commercial Finance in 1998.

Throughout his tenure at McMillan Shakespeare, Adam has held leadership roles across the full spectrum of the Asset Management business segment, before being appointed to the role of Group Executive, Asset Management (Australia & New Zealand) in July 2018.
His broad and deep experience has had significant impact in creating value from a commercial pricing, client acquisition, customer experience, internal procurement as well as operational and risk management perspective. Adam is responsible for creating Interleasing’s first Principal & Agents Agreement, and was instrumental in developing new funding products for the group including rent to purchase and FlexiPoint lease alternatives.

More recently, Adam has overseen the establishment and management of the JustHonk Used Car sites of which he is the Dealer Principal.

Adam holds a Commission of Declarations (Queensland) and both Lean and Six Sigma process improvement methodology certificates.