Simon Beckett

Independent Non-Executive Director,
Heartland Group

Simon is an experienced Non-Executive Director and Chair with 30 years of experience within the financial services sector, specialising in M&A, capital raising, local growth and international expansion. Simon has held executive leadership positions within multinational corporates (General Electric, Wells Fargo and Cerberus) and has expertise across multiple functions (Risk, Strategy, Commercial) and regions (US, UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand). He has a proven track record helping CEOs and Executive teams build and grow businesses.

His last executive role was with Angle Auto (a Cerberus company) where he supported the acquisition of the Motor Finance business from Westpac, initially as the Chief Risk Officer and Responsible Manager, and then subsequently the Chief Commercial Officer. Simon is currently a non-executive director at ORDE Financial.

Through his own venture capital and advisory firm, First Avenue Ventures, Simon gets a unique insight into the trends that will shape the future of business and has an ability to leverage these insights to help companies invest in the right areas to avoid stagnation.


Heartland Group

Greg Tomlinson

Chair and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Jeff Greenslade

Chief Executive Officer and Non-Independent Executive Director

Kate Mitchell

Independent Non-Executive Director

John Harvey

Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon Beckett

Independent Non-Executive Director

Rob Bell

Independent Non-Executive Director

Heartland Bank (New Zealand)

Bruce Irvine

Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director

Jeff Greenslade

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

John Harvey

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Kate Mitchell

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Shelley Ruha

Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon Tyler

Independent Non-Executive Director

Heartland Bank (Australia)

Geoff Summerhayes

Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director

Shane Buggle

Independent Non-Executive Director

Lyn McGrath

Independent Non-Executive Director

Vivienne Yu

Independent Non-Executive Director

Leanne Lazarus

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Jeff Greenslade

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Bruce Irvine

Independent Non-Executive Director

Heartland Group refers to Heartland Group Holdings Limited, the listed parent company. Heartland Bank (New Zealand) refers to Heartland Bank Limited, and Heartland Bank (Australia) refers to Heartland Bank in Australia.