Andrew Conway

Chief Executive Officer

A former Australian Government Treasury Ministry Chief of Staff, Andrew holds the record of being the youngest CEO of a public entity, appointed at just 28 years of age in 2009. Andrew has represented Australia at a range of international events including APEC, G20 and World Trade Organisation summits. Andrew's academic background and qualifications are in commerce, education and commercial law.
In 2001 Andrew was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal through the Order of Australia. Andrew was also awarded the 2011 Young Professional of the Year award and was appointed a Professor of Accounting (honoris causa) at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and is an Adjunct Professor at Deakin University and Lanzhou University in China. Andrew has held statutory positions including as a Board Director of a large government agency (Eastern Health in Victoria).
In November 2014, Andrew was announced as one of the AFR Boss Magazine's Young Executives of the Year and in 2015 was announced as the Young Alumni of the Year of Deakin University and is a current Vice Chancellors' Distinguished Fellow.
Andrew leads the transformation of the IPA and pioneered the policy development of the landmark Australian Small Business White Paper and has consolidated the IPA's position in the global profession through leading the successful acquisition of the Institute of Financial Accountants in the UK to create the IPA Group.
These, achievements, awards and academic appointments cements Andrew's position as one of Australia's leading and most promising CEOs.

Lloyd Driscoll

Director, Strategic Alliances

Lloyd joined the Institute of Public Accountants in September 2005, where he led the area of Member Knowledge, responsible for the effective delivery of high quality training and development to the IPA member base. Lloyd's current role as Director of Strategic Alliances sees him develop and strategically manage relationships with a number of organisations and forums, both in Australia and overseas, further extending the IPA's reach into new markets and territories.
Lloyd holds an MBA from Monash University and an undergraduate degree in accounting.
Lloyd's experience in Australia and overseas includes higher education teaching and leadership roles in Malaysia and the Middle East.

Brett Maloney

Chief Financial Officer

Brett, a Fellow of the IPA, holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting (RMIT University) and has held senior finance roles both in Australia and in the UK. Prior to joining the IPA, Brett has previously worked for ASX listed and private companies with commercial experience across the Manufacturing, Distribution, and Services sectors.
Brett leads the IPA teams responsible for Finance & Treasury, Corporate Shared Services, Corporate Policy, Quality Assurance, ICT (including both infrastructure and application development). This includes responsibility for the delivery of the Institute’s member website and the development and deployment of efficient internal management systems. These are deliberately focused on maximizing value to members and contain many unique design benefits not often seen in the Not For Profit sector.

Arthur Burt

Executive General Manager, Member Growth

The management, performance and strategic direction of the Australian and International divisions fall under Arthur's remit as Executive General Manager, Member Growth.
Now in his 7th year with the IPA Arthur has overseen significant membership growth as well as year on year increases in other revenue, primarily in education and training (CPD).
Arthur brings a wealth of management, business development, marketing and communications knowledge gained over 24 years in Australia and in the UK. He has worked with some of the most recognised global brands in financial services. In that time, Arthur has been involved in all aspects of marketing communications, management, planning and research. His aim is to ensure the growth of the Institute of Public Accountants both in Australia and overseas with the accompanying recognition of our members.
Arthur holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Spanish from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Catherine Cleary

Executive General Manager, Marketing & Partnerships

An experienced Marketing & Communications and Business Development professional, Catherine brings over 20 years’ experience in professional services, professional association, small business and government sectors to her role as Executive General Manager, Marketing & Partnerships.
She is responsible globally for the IPA brand and marketing, and leads a team of talented professionals and external agencies.
Her responsibilities also include the securing delivery of a large segment of non-subscription revenue for the IPA both locally and internationally, primarily through partnerships, sponsorships and major events. These key activities and revenue, in turn support the IPA member benefits programs and CPD opportunities for members.
In her role at the IPA, Catherine enjoys the opportunity to combine her passions - marketing and business development and supporting the small business sector.
Catherine's educational background covers postgraduate qualifications in Marketing through RMIT, in addition to her Bachelor of Business. (RMIT)

Judy Edsall

Executive General Manager, People and Capability

Judy has had an extensive background in teaching, teacher education, leadership development and Human Resources. She has been in the workforce for many years and has had experience in Sweden, where she held a global management role, and she has also worked in South Africa.
Judy worked with the IPA as a consultant for two years before joining the IPA in this role in January 2016. In her role, Judy develops and implements a Group Cultural Investment plan to drive and support member growth. She also focuses on understanding the key drivers that are impacting the engagement of employees, and through this analysis, identifies and prioritises action areas that will improve, monitor and sustain employee engagement.
Judy holds a Bachelor in Education and a Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration.

Michael Linke 

Executive General Manager, Member Services

Michael is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the IPA's migration assessment and education units, focusing on the IPA's flagship academic offering, the IPA Program. A critical focus of Michael's work is to enhance IPA recognition and awareness across the finance and accounting profession and academic arena, together with managing relationships with government departments, including the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Department of Education and Training. Michael represents the IPA on a number of Australian Government immigration forums, and also serves on the educational and training Boards of Open Colleges and Mentor Education, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Victorian Government's Skills Commission.
Michael joined the IPA in 2012, having relocated back to Australia after spending twelve years working overseas in senior positions in London and New York for organisations including Deloitte, J.P. Morgan and Kaplan. Michael has focused his career on various disciplines of marketing and postgraduate educational development.
Michael's academic qualifications are in Marketing, Law and Commerce, and he is a Fellow of the UK's Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Vicki Stylianou

Executive General Manager, Advocacy & Technical

Vicki came to the IPA in June 2007 from Federal Treasury, where she worked in tax policy, financial literacy, prudential regulation and in the Office of Best Practice Regulation on secondment. Prior to this, Vicki worked as a lawyer in private practice specialising in commercial litigation both in Australia and overseas. Vicki holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration (International Business).
At the IPA , Vicki leads the team responsible for policy and advocacy work, as well as the innovation part of the business unit, which focuses on matters of interest to small business and small to medium practices.
Vicki's role also covers member technical resources, being a media spokesperson and editorial content of IPA's publications.



安德鲁于2001年荣获伊丽莎白二世女王陛下赐予的联邦百年勋章之澳大利亚勋章;2011年获“澳大利亚专业人士”奖项中的“2011年度青年专业人士”荣誉称号,同年被聘任为上海财经大学会计学荣誉教授,是迪肯大学和兰州大学访问学者。2014年11月,安德鲁被评选为AFR Boss杂志“年度杰出青年执行官”,并于2015年当选迪肯大学年度青年校友,目前是副校长特聘研究员。除此而外,安德鲁还在大型政府机构任公职。
安德鲁领导IPA转型,率先推出具有政策里程碑意义的《澳大利亚小企业白皮书》。在他的带领下,IPA成功合并英国财务会计师协会(IFA)成立公共会计师协会集团(IPA Group),巩固了IPA在全球的行业地位。


















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