OUR PEOPLE

Our Directors

1. ANDREW DUTTON Chairman

Andrew has extensive international experience in managing and growing businesses particularly in the technology sector. Much of his career has been involved in anticipating and managing the impact of technology and the disruption it has enabled or created in business.

Based in Tokyo, Andrew ran IBM's Asia Pacific software division. At CA Technologies, he led all international operations from his base in London and as SVP Business Development at Visa, Andrew grew the operations across Asia Pacific Japan from Singapore. Most recently Andrew, again based in Singapore, headed VMware in Asia Pacific Japan. His experience was also broadened early on as CFO both at Norwich Union in Melbourne and IBM New Zealand based in Wellington.

Andrew has gained first-hand experience in international business, executive leadership, business execution and sales and marketing. Over the last 25 years Andrew has held directorships from New Zealand to London and chaired a business in Saudi Arabia. He was a member of IBM's WW Senior Leadership Team and has participated in three World Economic Fora in Davos.

2. Peter Mullins Chief Executive Officer

Peter joined SAI Global in 2010 as Executive General Manager of the Property division and later also took on responsibility for Information Services. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Prior to joining SAI Global, Peter was Managing Director of Unisys Insurance Services in the UK, a subsidiary of Unisys, the global information technology company. Before joining Unisys, he served at executive director level in roles in Information Technology and in Customer Services with AMP.

3. Peter Day Non-Executive Director

Peter has a background in finance, strategy and general management in mining, manufacturing, food and financial and regulatory services.

He has held senior executive and executive director positions, mainly with the Rio Tinto Group and Bonlac Foods. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for seven years until 2007. Peter is a former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

He is currently a non-executive director of a number of listed and public interest organisations. He is also actively involved in supporting professional education and disability services.

Peter is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee.

4. Anna Buduls Non-Executive Director

Anna has 20 years' experience as an independent non-executive director, working across a range of industries and working with both listed and government entities.

This has given her insight into and experience of a very broad range of commercial circumstances that can confront companies from time-to-time, and the skill sets to deal with them. Anna has dealt with management buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, large-scale corporate and debt restructurings and initial listings.

Prior to commencing her non-executive board career Anna worked in a variety of industries and roles, including seven years in investment banking with Macquarie Bank. In addition to her non-executive director roles, in the last 10 years Anna has owned and developed a successful business-to-business travel software company, and has undertaken various policy reviews for the Australian Government. Her policy work for the Australian Government has included that undertaken during five years as a member of the Foreign Investment Review Board. The IT knowledge gained through the B2B software company has helped Anna carry out her role on the SAI's Board Capital Programme and IT Committee.

Anna was also one of three Australian members of the APEC Business advisory for three years to December 2014. This has given her insights into international business practices relevant to SAI's global business.

Anna is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the IT Committee.

5. Sylvia Falzon Non-Executive Director

An experienced non-executive director of ASX listed companies, not-for-profit and government organisations, Sylvia joined the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited in October 2012.

Sylvia has worked in the financial services industry for almost three decades and during that time has held senior executive positions responsible for institutional and retail funds management businesses both domestically and internationally.

Her roles have included Head of Business Development at AVIVA Investors Australia, equity partner at Alpha Investment Management, and Chief Manager International Sales and Service at National Mutual Funds Management / AXA.

She has overseen strategy, product development and management distribution, marketing and communications as well as client services.

Sylvia is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

6. ROBERT AITKEN Non-Executive Director

An experienced non-executive director of ASX and NZX listed and private equity funded companies, Rob joined the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited in September 2012.

During the early part of his career Rob worked as a chemical process engineer and systems engineer developing commercial and process control systems for manufacturing businesses. With over 25 years' experience in senior management roles with international firms in the manufacturing and industrial marketing sectors he has managed businesses located throughout Australia and New Zealand, America, Europe and Asia. Rob brings to the SAI Global Board his extensive experience in managing technology-based businesses, overseeing business improvement programmes and managing significant capital projects and capital raisings. In addition to a strong background in developing market-driven strategies for growth and business management, Rob is also experienced in divestments and acquisitions.

Most recent executive experience was as Executive General Manager at Southcorp Water Heaters and Southcorp Appliances, accountable for manufacturing based businesses in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Italy and China. Prior to that, Rob was President Formica Corporation in North America and Europe with responsibility for businesses in the USA, Canada, France, Spain and the UK. In these roles he also chaired joint ventures in China, Germany and the Philippines.

Robert acts as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

7. David Spence Non-Executive Director

David is a well-known entrepreneur in the internet and telecommunication arena. He has been an independent Director or Chairman of nine listed entities and a Director of over 20 unlisted private equity or venture capital funded companies.

David is currently Chairman of Vocus Communications Limited, Chairman of PayPal Australia, and a Non-Executive Director at Hills Limited.

His past career includes being a General Manager at ACP Publications, CFO at Freedom Furniture and OPSM, COO and then CEO at Ozemail Limited, CEO at Unwired Limited, Venture partner at Allen & Buckeridge as well as being involved in numerous start-ups. He is also a past Chairman of the Internet Industry Association. David brings to the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited his extensive experience in driving growth in technology-based businesses, strong commercial skills and experience in capital raisings as well as mergers and acquisitions. In addition to a strong background in the digital and telecommunications world David is also experienced in managing international operations out of Australia.

David acts as Chairman of the IT Committee and is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

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Our Management


1. Peter Mullins Chief Executive Officer

Peter joined SAI Global in 2010 as Executive General Manager of the Property division and later also took on responsibility for Information Services. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Prior to joining SAI Global, Peter was Managing Director of Unisys Insurance Services in the UK, a subsidiary of Unisys, the global information technology company. Before joining Unisys, he served at executive director level in roles in Information Technology and in Customer Services with AMP.

2. Geoff Richardson Chief Financial Officer

Geoff is a commerce graduate and Price Waterhouse trained chartered accountant with over 20 years' experience in senior finance roles in Australian headquartered businesses. Prior to joining SAI Global as Chief Financial Officer in 2004 he held senior roles in HSBC's Australian operations, AIDC and AMP. Geoff is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

3. Paul Butcher Chief Commercial Officer

Paul has worked for more than 30 years in Australia, Asia Pacific and the UK. He has previously held global business leadership roles with IT and telecommunications companies Marconi, Ericsson and Damovo and in his early career worked as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. Paul has extensive M&A experience having been involved in numerous acquisitions throughout his career. Paul joined SAI Global in late 2012 initially leading the Assurance business. He became Chief Commercial Officer in November 2014 and has responsibility for all the customer facing activities of the risk management business worldwide.

Since 2007 Paul has been a non-executive director and chairman of ONE80TC, an Australian not for profit organisation, helping people with life controlling addictions.

4. Andrew Jones Group Director Human Resources

Andrew is a computer science graduate and also holds a Master of Philosophy degree. He has extensive experience as a Human Resources Director which, prior to joining SAI Global, was gained in the ASDA Group in the UK (now part of Walmart), Sears in the UK, AMP in the UK and Australia and the Al Futtaim Group in Dubai. He joined SAI Global in 2006.

5. Malcolm Pascoe Chief Information Officer

Malcolm joined in January 2015 from Sydney Trains where he was the Chief Information Officer. Prior to this Malcolm was with IBM with responsibility for their infrastructure project services portfolio across Australia and New Zealand.

In his earlier career, he held senior IT roles in financial services in both Australia and the UK covering application development, client relationship management and production services.

Malcolm has a Masters of Business in information technology management from the University of Technology, Sydney.

6. Hanna Myllyoja Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Hanna is a solicitor with degrees in arts and law and a Graduate Diploma in legal practice. Prior to being appointed to the position of Legal Counsel in 1997 of Quality Assurance Services Pty Limited (as SAI Global, then a wholly owned subsidiary of Standards Australia Limited, was then named) Hanna was employed in private practice. In 2000 she was transferred to the position of General Counsel of Standards Australia Limited and its group entities. In 2003, at the listing of SAI Global on the ASX, she was appointed to the position of Group General Counsel. In 2006 she additionally took on the role of Company Secretary.

7. Ann Wootton Executive General Manager Property

Ann joined the Property division in March 2012. Previously, she held leadership positions in the Compliance division; most recently she was the divisional President in the Americas, where she was responsible for growing business from Fortune 500 companies and integrating a large acquisition.

Prior to this, Ann was the General Manager of the Asia Pacific Compliance division, where she worked mainly with Australia's financial institutions, offering compliance and risk management solutions to help them meet their regulatory requirements. Before joining SAI Global, Ann held leadership positions in several of Australia's major law firms, in both operational and knowledge management roles.

8. Chris Jouppi Regional Director, Americas

Chris is a senior executive with many years of experience in the electrical power, automation, medical device and professional services. His experience includes hands-on involvement in technology, global marketing and sales, manufacturing operations, supply chain management, quality, finance, technology licencing, customer support and strategic planning. He joined SAI Global in 2009, having previously held senior management positions in Automation Products Group, Stryker, Eaton Corporation and Rockwell Automation. He has an MBA in International Business from Wilfred Laurier University and a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

9. Anne Scorey Regional Director, EMEA

Anne joined SAI Global in 2006 as Head of Information Services for EMEA and North America. She was instrumental in redefining the business from a distributor of content to a business providing value-added content solutions through a range of technology.

Over the last 18 months Anne's role expanded to Global Head of Information Services, incorporating responsibility for APAC.

Anne has previously worked in senior management positions, running divisions of multi-national companies in the UK and Australia in the consumer electronics space, working with pre-eminent retailers such as Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco.

10. Tim Jacob Regional Director, APAC

Tim joined SAI Global in 2010. For four years Tim was Head of Operations for the Property division during a period of enormous growth. He oversaw the transformation of the operation, making significant improvements in the quality and efficiency of the service. Over the last year Tim has managed Assurance Australia. Previous to SAI Global, Tim worked in a transformation capacity in both Operations and IT for a number of organisations including Westpac, AMP and Unisys in both Australia and the UK.

1 ANDREW DUTTON Chairman

1. ANDREW DUTTON Chairman

Andrew has extensive international experience in managing and growing businesses particularly in the technology sector. Much of his career has been involved in anticipating and managing the impact of technology and the disruption it has enabled or created in business.

Based in Tokyo, Andrew ran IBM's Asia Pacific software division. At CA Technologies, he led all international operations from his base in London and as SVP Business Development at Visa, Andrew grew the operations across Asia Pacific Japan from Singapore. Most recently Andrew, again based in Singapore, headed VMware in Asia Pacific Japan. His experience was also broadened early on as CFO both at Norwich Union in Melbourne and IBM New Zealand based in Wellington.

Andrew has gained first-hand experience in international business, executive leadership, business execution and sales and marketing. Over the last 25 years Andrew has held directorships from New Zealand to London and chaired a business in Saudi Arabia. He was a member of IBM's WW Senior Leadership Team and has participated in three World Economic Fora in Davos.

2 PETER MULLINS Chief Executive Officer

2. Peter Mullins Chief Executive Officer

Peter joined SAI Global in 2010 as Executive General Manager of the Property division and later also took on responsibility for Information Services. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Prior to joining SAI Global, Peter was Managing Director of Unisys Insurance Services in the UK, a subsidiary of Unisys, the global information technology company. Before joining Unisys, he served at executive director level in roles in Information Technology and in Customer Services with AMP.

3 PETER DAY Non-Executive Director

3. Peter Day Non-Executive Director

Peter has a background in finance, strategy and general management in mining, manufacturing, food and financial and regulatory services.

He has held senior executive and executive director positions, mainly with the Rio Tinto Group and Bonlac Foods. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for seven years until 2007. Peter is a former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

He is currently a non-executive director of a number of listed and public interest organisations. He is also actively involved in supporting professional education and disability services.Peter is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee.

4 Anna Buduls Non-Executive Director

4. Anna Buduls Non-Executive Director

Anna has 20 years' experience as an independent non-executive director, working across a range of industries and working with both listed and government entities.

This has given her insight into and experience of a very broad range of commercial circumstances that can confront companies from time-to-time, and the skill sets to deal with them. Anna has dealt with management buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, large-scale corporate and debt restructurings and initial listings.

Prior to commencing her non-executive board career Anna worked in a variety of industries and roles, including seven years in investment banking with Macquarie Bank. In addition to her non-executive director roles, in the last 10 years Anna has owned and developed a successful business-to-business travel software company, and has undertaken various policy reviews for the Australian Government. Her policy work for the Australian Government has included that undertaken during five years as a member of the Foreign Investment Review Board. The IT knowledge gained through the B2B software company has helped Anna carry out her role on the SAI's Board Capital Programme and IT Committee.

Anna was also one of three Australian members of the APEC Business advisory for three years to December 2014. This has given her insights into international business practices relevant to SAI's global business.

Anna is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the IT Committee

5 Sylvia Falzon Non-Executive Director

5. Sylvia Falzon Non-Executive Director

An experienced non-executive director of ASX listed companies, not-for-profit and government organisations, Sylvia joined the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited in October 2012.

Sylvia has worked in the financial services industry for almost three decades and during that time has held senior executive positions responsible for institutional and retail funds management businesses both domestically and internationally.

Her roles have included Head of Business Development at AVIVA Investors Australia, equity partner at Alpha Investment Management, and Chief Manager International Sales and Service at National Mutual Funds Management / AXA

She has overseen strategy, product development and management distribution, marketing and communications as well as client services.

Sylvia is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

6 ROBERT AITKEN Non-Executive Director

6. ROBERT AITKEN Non-Executive Director

An experienced non-executive director of ASX and NZX listed and private equity funded companies, Rob joined the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited in September 2012

During the early part of his career Rob worked as a chemical process engineer and systems engineer developing commercial and process control systems for manufacturing businesses. With over 25 years' experience in senior management roles with international firms in the manufacturing and industrial marketing sectors he has managed businesses located throughout Australia and New Zealand, America, Europe and Asia. Rob brings to the SAI Global Board his extensive experience in managing technology-based businesses, overseeing business improvement programmes and managing significant capital projects and capital raisings. In addition to a strong background in developing market-driven strategies for growth and business management, Rob is also experienced in divestments and acquisitions.

Most recent executive experience was as Executive General Manager at Southcorp Water Heaters and Southcorp Appliances, accountable for manufacturing based businesses in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Italy and China. Prior to that, Rob was President Formica Corporation in North America and Europe with responsibility for businesses in the USA, Canada, France, Spain and the UK. In these roles he also chaired joint ventures in China, Germany and the Philippines.

Robert acts as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit & Risk

7 David Spence Non-Executive Director

7. David Spence Non-Executive Director

David is a well-known entrepreneur in the internet and telecommunication arena. He has been an independent Director or Chairman of nine listed entities and a Director of over 20 unlisted private equity or venture capital funded companies.

David is currently Chairman of Vocus Communications Limited, Chairman of PayPal Australia, and a Non-Executive Director at Hills Limited.

His past career includes being a General Manager at ACP Publications, CFO at Freedom Furniture and OPSM, COO and then CEO at Ozemail Limited, CEO at Unwired Limited, Venture partner at Allen & Buckeridge as well as being involved in numerous start-ups. He is also a past Chairman of the Internet Industry Association. David brings to the Board of Directors of SAI Global Limited his extensive experience in driving growth in technology-based businesses, strong commercial skills and experience in capital raisings as well as mergers and acquisitions. In addition to a strong background in the digital and telecommunications world David is also experienced in managing international operations out of Australia.

David acts as Chairman of the IT Committee and is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee

Our Management


1 PETER MULLINS Chief Executive Officer

1. Peter Mullins Chief Executive Officer

Peter joined SAI Global in 2010 as Executive General Manager of the Property division and later also took on responsibility for Information Services. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Prior to joining SAI Global, Peter was Managing Director of Unisys Insurance Services in the UK, a subsidiary of Unisys, the global information technology company. Before joining Unisys, he served at executive director level in roles in Information Technology and in Customer Services with AMP.

2 GEOFF RICHARDSON Chief Financial Officer

2. Geoff Richardson Chief Financial Officer

Geoff is a commerce graduate and Price Waterhouse trained chartered accountant with over 20 years' experience in senior finance roles in Australian headquartered businesses. Prior to joining SAI Global as Chief Financial Officer in 2004 he held senior roles in HSBC's Australian operations, AIDC and AMP. Geoff is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

3 Paul Butcher Chief Commercial Officer

3. Paul Butcher Chief Commercial Officer

Paul has worked for more than 30 years in Australia, Asia Pacific and the UK. He has previously held global business leadership roles with IT and telecommunications companies Marconi, Ericsson and Damovo and in his early career worked as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. Paul has extensive M&A experience having been involved in numerous acquisitions throughout his career. Paul joined SAI Global in late 2012 initially leading the Assurance business. He became Chief Commercial Officer in November 2014 and has responsibility for all the customer facing activities of the risk management business worldwide.

Since 2007 Paul has been a non-executive director and chairman of ONE80TC, an Australian not for profit organisation, helping people with life controlling addictions.

4 Andrew Jones Group Director Human Resources

4. Andrew Jones Group Director Human Resources

Andrew is a computer science graduate and also holds a Master of Philosophy degree. He has extensive experience as a Human Resources Director which, prior to joining SAI Global, was gained in the ASDA Group in the UK (now part of Walmart), Sears in the UK, AMP in the UK and Australia and the Al Futtaim Group in Dubai. He joined SAI Global in 2006.

5 Malcolm Pascoe Chief Information Officer

5. Malcolm Pascoe Chief Information Officer

Malcolm joined in January 2015 from Sydney Trains where he was the Chief Information Officer. Prior to this Malcolm was with IBM with responsibility for their infrastructure project services portfolio across Australia and New Zealand.

In his earlier career, he held senior IT roles in financial services in both Australia and the UK covering application development, client relationship management and production services.

Malcolm has a Masters of Business in information technology management from the University of Technology, Sydney.

6 Hanna Myllyoja Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

6. Hanna Myllyoja Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Hanna is a solicitor with degrees in arts and law and a Graduate Diploma in legal practice. Prior to being appointed to the position of Legal Counsel in 1997 of Quality Assurance Services Pty Limited (as SAI Global, then a wholly owned subsidiary of Standards Australia Limited, was then named) Hanna was employed in private practice. In 2000 she was transferred to the position of General Counsel of Standards Australia Limited and its group entities. In 2003, at the listing of SAI Global on the ASX, she was appointed to the position of Group General Counsel. In 2006 she additionally took on the role of Company Secretary.

7 Ann Wootton Executive General Manager Property

7. Ann Wootton Executive General Manager Property

Ann joined the Property division in March 2012. Previously, she held leadership positions in the Compliance division; most recently she was the divisional President in the Americas, where she was responsible for growing business from Fortune 500 companies and integrating a large acquisition.

Prior to this, Ann was the General Manager of the Asia Pacific Compliance division, where she worked mainly with Australia's financial institutions, offering compliance and risk management solutions to help them meet their regulatory requirements. Before joining SAI Global, Ann held leadership positions in several of Australia's major law firms, in both operational and knowledge management roles.

8 Chris Jouppi Regional Director, Americas

8. Chris Jouppi Regional Director, Americas

Chris is a senior executive with many years of experience in the electrical power, automation, medical device and professional services. His experience includes hands-on involvement in technology, global marketing and sales, manufacturing operations, supply chain management, quality, finance, technology licencing, customer support and strategic planning. He joined SAI Global in 2009, having previously held senior management positions in Automation Products Group, Stryker, Eaton Corporation and Rockwell Automation. He has an MBA in International Business from Wilfred Laurier University and a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

9 Anne Scorey Regional Director, EMEA

9. Anne Scorey Regional Director, EMEA

Anne joined SAI Global in 2006 as Head of Information Services for EMEA and North America. She was instrumental in redefining the business from a distributor of content to a business providing value-added content solutions through a range of technology. Over the last 18 months Anne's role expanded to Global Head of Information Services, incorporating responsibility for APAC.

Anne has previously worked in senior management positions, running divisions of multi-national companies in the UK and Australia in the consumer electronics space, working with pre-eminent retailers such as Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco.

10 Tim Jacob Regional Director, APAC

10. Tim Jacob Regional Director, APAC

Tim joined SAI Global in 2010. For four years Tim was Head of Operations for the Property division during a period of enormous growth. He oversaw the transformation of the operation, making significant improvements in the quality and efficiency of the service. Over the last year Tim has managed Assurance Australia. Previous to SAI Global, Tim worked in a transformation capacity in both Operations and IT for a number of organisations including Westpac, AMP and Unisys in both Australia and the UK.