Global investment banker to chair Iress
Global investment banker and board member Roger Sharp is set to become the Iress chair following the resignation of Tony D'Aloisio.
"I am pleased to welcome Roger Sharp as non-executive director and chair-elect," said outgoing chair D'Aliosio. "Roger brings 35 years’ experience in markets, technology and governance. He has broad international experience in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.
"He is currently chair of ASX-listed Webjet, the deputy chair of Tourism New Zealand, the chair of the Lotteries Commission of New Zealand and the founder of boutique technology investment bank, North Ridge Partners. His past executive roles have included Global Head of Technology at ABN AMRO Bank and CEO of ABN AMRO Asia Pacific Securities."
Sharp said he looks forward to joining the organisation. "I’ve been fortunate to help build a number of software companies during my career. I consider Iress to be a remarkable Australian success story, and am looking forward to contributing to its journey."
Sharp will join the board in May.