Rob joined the Board in 2017 and became Chairman in 2019. He has more than 35 years’ experience in business, financial services and the health sector. Rob stepped down from his full time role as Managing Director of HBF Health Limited in 2017, a position he had held since 2008. During Rob’s 12 years at HBF, the organisation consolidated its position as Western Australia’s leading health fund, reaffirming its focus on member health and embarking on an ambitious strategy to become a valued health partner to HBF members.
Rob has long held a leadership position within the health insurance sector and is the immediate past President of the industry association, Private Healthcare Australia (PHA). Rob is well known for championing the interests of health fund members and as an advocate for not-for-profit health insurers.
Prior to working at HBF, Rob enjoyed a successful 25 year career in banking with NAB holding positions including Corporate Finance Manager – Corporate Banking Western Australia, Head of Business Financial Services – New South Wales and CEO – Medfin Finance LtD.
Rob is currently a Director of Synergy, Chairman of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited, BW Financial Advice Limited, Count Financial Limited, Financial Wisdom Limited Commonwealth Private Ltd and the Australian Health Insurance Alliance. He is also a Commissioner of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia.
David is a professional company director, lawyer and chartered accountant. Before coming to the Bar in 2016, David worked as a business consultant advising corporations and government entities across a variety of areas including strategic and financial analysis, M&A, risk management, treasury, management reporting and the financial and commercial evaluation of business opportunities.
Prior to that he worked for over 15 years as a corporate adviser and investment banker principally in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets. During that time, David held the position of Director at a number of Australian stockbroking/corporate finance firms. In that capacity, he advised on acquisitions, divestments, equity and debt capital raising transactions in various sectors including: food and agribusiness, media, transport and telecommunications.
David has a bachelor of economics and a bachelor of laws from the University of Sydney, and has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA) Program and has been awarded the CFA Charter. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the two professional accounting bodies CA ANZ and CPA Australia and an associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. David was previously a Council member of the Sydney University Medical Foundation.
He has been a director of the group since 2003.
Executive Director Andrew spent the first 4 years of his working life as an accountant in shipping company Patrick Agencies before joining Craig Mostyn & Co Pty Ltd in 1986. He has held a position on the Board of CM’s various companies since 1993. As part of his interest in business, the community and sport he sits on a number of Boards & committees aligned in those areas such as the NSW and WA Family Business Australia Committees since 2000 and is the past Chairman of FBA in WA and Director of the National Board. Andrew is also the WA Ambassador for the charity Hands Across the Water, a Director of the Fremantle Foundation as well as Western Force Promotions and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Robyn joined the board of Craig Mostyn in February 2017. A long term career in financial services of over 20 years preceded Robyn’s extensive involvement now in agriculture and agribusiness as a non-executive company director.
She holds a Bachelor of Economics, is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Financial Securities Institute of Australia and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Robyn worked as a senior executive with organisations such as Citibank and AMP Ltd, in sectors including corporate advisory, corporate lending, and funds management in Australia, New Zealand, and China.
Robyn is currently a non-executive director of Elders Limited, Chairwoman of the Australian Wool Exchange and Chairwoman of the Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW. Robyn is also Treasurer of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and RAS Foundation.
Former roles as a director include Beef CRC Co-operative Research, Murray Irrigation Limited, Rural Bank Limited, and UrbanGrowth NSW.
She raises beef cattle in southeastern NSW and formerly owned a commercial stone fruit orchard.
Neil joined the Board in 2018. Neil has been a professional director since 2014. His current non-executive directorships are as Chairman of both Huon Aquaculture Group (salmon farmer and processor) and Felton Grimwade and Bosisto’s (essential oils grower and processor) and a director of Simonds Group (homebuilder).
Prior to being a professional director, Neil held senior management roles at Goodman Fielder (Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer), Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (Chief Executive Officer), National Foods (Chief Financial Officer and other positions across marketing, strategy, international and foodservice) and Nestle (Marketing Manager). Earlier he worked in finance, marketing, international sales and trading, strategy and business development for Pacific Brands Food Group, East Asiatic Company (Plumrose Australia) and Elders IXL.
Neil completed a Bachelor of Economics at Monash University in 1976, the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, France in 2004 and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Neil has broad experience across several sectors within the food and beverage and agribusiness industries; primarily in Australia, Europe for six years, and also Asia and New Zealand. His international experience includes being an executive director of businesses based in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore; and Australian joint ventures with Dutch and Hong Kong companies. Neil is also a director of the charity Brainwave Australia that supports children with neurological conditions and their families.
Jo joined the Craig Mostyn Group in 2014 as a Corporate Accountant and has held the Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary positions since April 2016 with a brief maternity leave break in 2018. Jo has over ten years accounting experience, training with BDO in the UK and here in Australia where she worked in the audit division.
Jo qualified with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a global accounting body, in 2014 as a prize winner for her examination results.