About Us

Link Group administers financial ownership data and drives user engagement, analysis and insight through technology. We deliver complete solutions for companies, large asset owners and trustees across the globe. Our commitment to market-leading client solutions is underpinned by our investment in people, processes and technology.

As part of our vision, we are committed to creating a business environment where our people are recognised and rewarded in a professional culture that embraces both sustainable practices and participation in a range of community initiatives. Today, Link Group has over 7,000 employees across the globe, led by our experienced board and management team.

Michael Carapiet

Michael Carapiet

Independent Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Michael Carapiet was appointed as a Director and Chair of the Company in 2015.  He is a member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and Technology and Innovation Committee.

Michael is Chair of Insurance & Care NSW (icare) and was previously Chair of SAS Trustee Corporation, the trustee entity for NSW State Super.  He is the Chair of Smartgroup Corporation Limited and Adexum Capital Limited. Michael was previously a Director of Southern Cross Media Group Limited.

Michael has also served on Commonwealth Government boards including Infrastructure Australia, Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Export Finance Insurance Corporation.

Michael has over 30 years of experience in banking and financial services and holds a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University, Sydney.

Glen Boreham, AM

Glen Boreham, AM

Independent Non-Executive Director

Glen Boreham was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company in 2015. He is Chair of the Technology and Innovation Committee and a member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.

Glen is a Director of Cochlear Limited and Southern Cross Media Group Limited and Chair of the Advisory Board of IXUP Limited.

Previously, Glen was the Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand. He has also previously served as Chair of Screen Australia, Advance and the Industry Advisory Board for the University of Technology, Sydney, as well as Deputy Chair of the Australian Information Industry Association and a Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Glen holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Technology Sydney and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Technology Sydney. In January 2012, Glen was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for services to business and the arts.

Peeyush Gupta

Peeyush Gupta

Independent Non-Executive Director

Peeyush Gupta was appointed Non-Executive Director of the Company in 2016.  He is a member of the Risk and Audit Committee.

With over 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry, Peeyush was previously co-founder and the inaugural CEO of IPAC Securities Limited, a wealth management firm spanning financial advice and institutional portfolio management.  He has extensive corporate governance experience, having served as a Director on listed corporate, not-for-profit, trustee and responsible entity boards since the 1990s.

Peeyush is currently the Chair of Charter Hall Direct Property Management Limited and Long Wale REIT and a Non-Executive Director of National Australia Bank, Insurance & Care NSW (icare), SBS and Quintessence Labs Pty Ltd.  He is also Governor, Western Sydney University.

Peeyush holds a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) from the Australian Graduate School of Management and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.  He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Sally Pitkin

Dr Sally Pitkin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr Sally Pitkin was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company in 2015.  She is Chair of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Risk and Audit Committee.

Sally has 20 years of experience as a Non-Executive Director and board member across a wide range of industries in both private and public sectors, including listed companies, highly regulated industries, professional services and commercialisation of new technology.

She is Chair of Super Retail Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director of The Star Entertainment Group Limited. She is also a Director of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Senate of the University of Queensland.

Formerly a senior corporate partner at a national legal firm, Sally has extensive corporate and banking law experience. She holds a PhD in Governance from The University of Queensland and a Master and Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology.

John McMurtrie

John McMurtrie

Executive Director and Managing Director

John McMurtrie joined Link Group in 2002 as Managing Director.

John's previous senior appointments include Executive General Manager of ASX's Investors and Companies division and Chief Executive Officer of UBS Australia. He was previously Chair of Sydney Water Corporation and was the inaugural Chair of the National Electricity Code Administrator (NECA).

John has over 40 years of business experience, more than 35 of which have been in the financial services industry, covering both the public and private sectors.

John holds a Master of Economics and Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Adelaide.

Andrew (Andy) Green

Andrew (Andy) Green

Independent Non-Executive Director

Andy Green was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company in March 2018. He is Chair of the Link Asset Services (LAS) Advisory Forum, which advises the Board on strategic, operational and risk matters in relation to the Link Asset Services business.

Andy is currently Chairman of IG Group plc, a FTSE-listed global leader in online trading, and Digital Catapult, a UK-based technology innovation centre. He is also Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Avanti Communications Group plc, a listed global broadband satellite operator.

Andy is President of UK Space, serves on the President's Committee of the Confederation of British Industry and is a Commissioner at the UK's National Infrastructure Commission.

Andy's earlier career at BT Group (formerly British Telecom) spanned more than 20 years, including as CEO of Global Services. He also previously served as Group Chief Executive of IT and management consultancy company Logica plc, and as Senior Independent Director at ARM Holdings plc.

Andy holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with first class honours from Leeds University.

Anne McDonald

Anne McDonald

Independent Non-Executive Director

Anne McDonald was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company in 2016.  She is a member of the Risk and Audit Committee.

Previously a partner at Ernst & Young for 15 years, Anne has over 35 years of business experience in finance, accounting, auditing, risk management and governance. She is an experienced director and has pursued a fulltime career as a Non-Executive Director since 2006.

Anne is the Chair of Specialty Fashion Group and Water New South Wales. She is a Non-Executive Director of Spark Infrastructure Group and St Vincent's Health Australia Limited, and was previously a Non-Executive Director of GPT Group and a number of other businesses.

Anne is a Chartered Accountant, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.

Fiona Trafford-Walker

Fiona Trafford-Walker

Independent Non-Executive Director

Fiona Trafford-Walker was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company in 2015.  She is Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee and a member of the Technology and Innovation Committee.

Fiona is an Investment Director at Frontier Advisors, heads the firm's Governance Advisory team and is a member of the Investment Committee. She was the inaugural Managing Director at Frontier Advisors and played a critical role in growing the firm. Fiona has over 25 years of experience in advising institutional investors on investment and governance-related issues.

Fiona is a Director of Prospa Advance Pty Ltd, and chair of its Audit and Risk committee. Fiona is also a Director of Victorian Funds Management Corporation.

Fiona holds a Master of Finance from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Economics from James Cook University. Fiona is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Today, Link Group is a market-leading provider of technology-enabled administration solutions, with over 7,000 employees working across 18 jurisdictions. Our clients include some of Australia's largest superannuation funds as well as the world’s largest corporations.

John McMurtrie
Managing Director

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