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.
Executive Director and Managing Director, Link Group
John McMurtrie joined Link Group in 2002 as Managing Director.
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'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 is currently a member of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia’s Board of Directors, representing service providers.
John holds a Master of Economics and Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Adelaide. In January 2019, John was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the community through philanthropic initiatives, and to the finance industry.
Chief Operations, Technology & Innovation Officer
Paul Gardiner was appointed Chief Operations, Technology & Innovation Officer in 2019.
Prior to this Paul was CEO of both Corporate Markets and Technology & Innovation. Paul joined Link Group in 2006 when Orient Capital was acquired by Link Group from ASX Limited.
Paul has over 15 years of experience in operations, data analytics and digital technology, having joined Orient Capital in 2001.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Higher Diploma in Marketing Practice from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Masters of Business Studies (Management Information Systems) from University College, Dublin.
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Link Group
Janine Rolfe was appointed General Counsel and Company Secretary on 1 May 2017.
In 2006, Janine established Company Matters Pty Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Link Group, which specialises in the provision of outsourced company secretarial services to clients.
Prior to this, Janine was the company secretary and legal counsel at Qantas Airways Limited and before that a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).
Janine holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Sydney.
Chief Risk Officer, Link Group
Matt Acheson joined Link Group in 2003 and was appointed Chief Risk Officer in 2015.
Matt has over 18 years' experience in Financial Services including positions with Perpetual Trustees, Permanent Group and SPP Investment Management (UK).
Matt holds a National Diploma in Accounting, a Certificate in Governance and Risk Management and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
Chief Financial Officer, Link Asset Services
Jackie Millan is the Chief Financial Officer of Link Asset Services, joining Link Group in November 2017, following Link’s acquisition of Capita Asset Services, from Capita Plc.
Jackie has over 25 years’ of experience in financial management across a number of industries, including positions within Capita, Daiwa Securities and PwC Corporate Finance.
Jackie has a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and is a qualified member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Chief Financial Officer, Link Group
Andrew MacLachlan was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 January 2019.
Andrew joined Link Group in 2009 and was Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2013 to 2018.
Andrew has over 25 years' experience in Finance and Accounting. His previous roles include Chief Financial Officer at Fero Group Pty Limited, Chief Financial Officer at Evans and Tate Limited and various roles at Singtel Optus and KPMG.
Andrew is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting and Finance) from Macquarie University.
Chief Executive Officer, Link Asset Services
Anthony O’Keeffe is the Chief Executive Officer of Link Asset Services. Anthony joined Link Group in November 2017 when Capita Asset Services was acquired by Link Group from Capita Plc.
Anthony has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry via his previous employment with Royal & Sun Alliance and subsequently Capita. He previously sat on the Capita Plc Executive Board as Executive Officer of Capita Asset Services.
Anthony holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Studies and is professionally qualified as a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Group Executive, Investments and Acquisitions, Link Group
John Hawkins was appointed Group Executive Investments and Acquisitions on 1 January 2019.
John joined Link Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2001 and held the position until 2018.
John has over 30 years' commercial, accounting and finance experience gained from various roles, including with Optus, Perpetual and KPMG (Australia and the United Kingdom).
John is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.
Chief Human Resources and Brand Officer, Link Group
Michael Rosmarin joined Link Group as Chief Human Resources and Brand Officer in early 2019.
Michael has over 27 years’ experience in human resources and operational roles in Australia and Asia and has held executive human resources positions for Stockland, Westpac Banking Corporation and Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Link Group, Michael was Chief Operating Officer at Stockland.
Michael is a Fellow Certified HR Practitioner and Non-Executive Director of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Commerce degree from the University of NSW.