New Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Release by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP
(Taken from the website of the Treasurer) Release No 008
I am pleased to announce that Mr Jeffrey Lucy AM has been appointed by the Governor-General in Council as the new Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Mr Lucy will join Mr David Knott and Professor Berna Collier on the Commission. Mr Lucy replaces Ms Jillian Segal who resigned in June 2002 to take up a position on the Trade Practices Act Review Committee.
Mr Lucy is currently Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council. He brings a strong mix of skills to the Commission. He is a Chartered Accountant and experienced financial consultant. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia, the National Institute of Accountants, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Lucy was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to corporate and taxation reform.
He is a former member of the Business Regulation Advisory Group, a former National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and a former Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Adelaide.
Mr Lucy's mix of skills and experience will be of particular benefit to ASIC in the context of the proposed reforms to the accounting and auditing regulatory framework in CLERP 9.
Mr Lucy will take up his position on 24 February and be based in Sydney. Additional biographical information is attached.
21 February 2003
Contact: Niki Savva
Ph: (02) 6277 7340
Mr Jeffrey Lucy AM
Date of birth:
6 November 1946
Member of the Order of Australia for service to the accounting profession, particularly through the ICAA, and to the business sector as an adviser on corporate and taxation reform.
Chartered Accountant, FCA, FCPA, FNIA, and FAICD
Head, Lucy Consulting
Chairman, Financial Reporting Council July 2001-present
Member, Financial Reporting Council 1999-2001
Member, Business Regulation Advisory Group 1997-2001
Member, SA Legal Practitioners Conduct Board 1990-1999
President, Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA), 1994-5
Member, ICAA/CPA Joint Standing Committee 1992-5