Board of Directors
Cromwell Funds Management is overseen by an independent Board of Directors
MBA, Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance, FAICD, FGIA, 63
14 January 2021
Skills and Experience
Ms Cox has over 15 years of board experience and extensive executive experience in sustainability, property, finance and funds management. Ms Cox began her career at the Bank of New Zealand and over an 11 year period succeeded to the role of General Manager of Finance, Operations and IT. Ms Cox led similar functions at the managed fund custodian Ausmaq Limited, before joining Rothschild & Co Australia Limited as Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Australian operations. During her tenure at Rothschild & Co Australia Limited, Ms Cox was a member of several executive committees, including Chair of the Risk Committee and a member of the Executive and Investment Committees.
In 2003, Ms Cox joined Dexus as Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary, with her responsibilities expanding in 2012 to include the role of Executive General Manager – Property Services. During her tenure at Dexus, Ms Cox was a member of the Executive Committee and the Investment Committee, and her responsibilities included oversight of all operational aspects of the business including corporate responsibility and sustainability, marketing and communications, information technology, operational risk management, corporate governance and company secretarial practices.
Since retiring from her executive career in 2014, Ms Cox has gained board experience at listed companies including BuildingIQ, Inc and OtherLevels Holdings Ltd. Ms Cox is the current Chair of Cromwell Funds Management Limited, the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Fender Katsalidis (Aust) Pty Ltd and Equiem Holdings Pty Ltd and is a Director of Niche Environment and Heritage Pty Ltd and Campus Living Funds Management Pty Ltd. Ms Cox was former Chair of the World Green Building Council and Green Building Council of Australia, a former Member of the NSW Climate Change Council and a former Director of Low Carbon Australia.
Ms Cox holds a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management at University of New South Wales and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia. Ms Cox is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Governance Institute of Australia (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators) and is a Member of Chief Executive Women.