Leigh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has been working in the finance industry in various roles for over 15 years. Leigh joined the Credit Union industry in 2007 and has held a variety of positions including Finance Manager. During this time Leigh has been responsible for the Credit Union’s support functions: finance, treasury, collections, loans and human resources.

Recently Leigh has moved into a Strategy position to assist with developing and implementing a future business model, leading her organisation with innovation projects, improved products and services, and alternate growth strategies for long term sustainability.

With recent developments resulting in a merger of Quay Credit Union and G&C Mutual Bank, Leigh is now Senior Manager of Business Improvement within the merged entity, responsible for the overall continuous improvement of various areas of the business through process efficiencies, cost reductions and is required to provide Strategic Initiatives and oversight to various projects and functions.

Prior to joining the Credit Union industry, Leigh’s professional background included 7 years working as a Chartered Accountant in a large International Chartered firm, specialising in auditing of financial institutions.

Leigh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Australian Mutuals Institute.