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Our Executive Officers

Vicki Doyle

Vicki Doyle

Chief Executive Officer
Executive Officer since May 2018

Vicki joined Rest as CEO in May 2018, bringing more than 17 years’ senior executive leadership experience in superannuation, insurance, wealth management and banking.

Vicki’s experience includes executive leadership roles at some of Australia’s largest financial services organisations. She has an extensive background in distribution, strategic marketing, digital, fund operations and contact centres, customer strategy and design and product management.

Vicki is passionate about simplifying and de-mystifying superannuation to help all Australians achieve their best retirement outcomes and continuing Rest’s journey in providing a market leading fund for our members.

Vicki holds an Executive MBA and a Diploma – Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has been an Executive Director of National Mutual Master Trust (from 2015 to 2018) and Suncorp Portfolio and Services and Suncorp Custodial Services (2009 to 2013).

George Zielinski

George Zielinski

Chief Investment Officer
 

George Zielinski is Rest’s Chief Investment Officer (CIO) having been appointed to that role in an interim capacity in August 2019.

Prior to his most recent appointment as CIO, George was the CIO of Super Investment Management (SIM), the wholly owned internal investment management arm of Rest. Rest’s member assets total approximately $60Bn (as at 31 December 2019), of which SIM directly invests roughly $12Bn of funds for Rest across Cash, Bonds, Project Finance Debt, Property, Australian equities, Private Equity and Infrastructure asset classes. SIM also provides asset allocation and foreign exchange overlay services to the fund. George, in his new capacity is charged with bringing together the SIM team and the Sydney based investment team as the first step in implementing a new investment governance model.

George established SIM when he joined Rest in 1997. Prior to joining Rest, George was Head of Investment at Victorian Funds Management Corporation. Before joining VFMC, George held various executive positions with State Electricity Commission of Victoria and its successors, including Treasurer and Manager Strategic Planning, and he sat on the Trustee Board and Chaired the Investment Committee of VEI Super (now EquipSuper).

Brendan Daly

Brendan Daly

Group Executive, Product and Operations
Executive Officer since April 2019

Brendan joined Rest in April 2019 and is responsible for the development of member-focused products and best-practice operations that deliver outstanding service to members and employers. His responsibilities encompass the design and delivery of product, technical, insurance and administration services to members and employers.

Brendan has extensive experience in the financial services industry having previously worked in the financial services and wealth management industry at consultancy firm Wipro. He has also previously served as Head of Product and Operations in NAB Wealth’s Corporate and Institutional Wealth division, as well as a variety of superannuation administration roles at Colonial First State. He was a trustee director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Officers’ Superannuation Fund from November 2007 to April 2008.

Brendan is a fellow of ASFA, holds a Master of Business, Management and Operations from the University of Technology Sydney, a Master of Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Economics and Finance from Western Sydney University.

Jeremy Hubbard

Jeremy Hubbard

Group Executive, Innovation & Transformation
Executive Officer since May 2019

Jeremy is responsible for charting and executing Rest’s business strategy, and planning the fund’s strategic technology innovation. His remit encompasses strategy and planning, IT management, innovation, and data governance.

Jeremy has more than two decades’ experience in innovation and IT roles across corporate, SME and consulting organisations. He joined UBank in 2008 and was part of the digital bank’s executive team from 2015 to 2019. Prior to his arrival at Rest he was UBank’s General Manger, Digital & Innovation.

Prior to UBank, he was the Head of IT for fintech startup Once Australia, and worked in consultancy roles for Capgemini, Morse, and Oracle Corporation.

Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from the University of Queensland.

Trevor Evans

Trevor Evans

Group Executive, People, Finance and Change
Executive Officer since August 2014

Trevor joined Rest as GM People and Culture in August 2014 and is responsible for Rest's culture and change management initiatives as well as Human Resources and Payroll functions.

Trevor has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources and prior to joining Rest he worked in Human Resources roles at Suncorp, Tourism Australia, ING, ASIC and in government administration.

Trevor holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology and a Master of Business Administration.

Tyrone O’Neill

Tyrone O’Neill

Group Executive, Member Engagement
Executive Officer since April 2019

Tyrone joined Rest in April 2019 and is responsible for Rest member experience and engagement. His role includes design and delivery of digital experiences such as the Rest app and web site, customer service, member communications, brand and marketing, and data and analytics.

Tyrone has nearly two decades’ experience in strategic marketing, digital, data, and customer insights roles, including senior leadership positions at Optus, Vodafone, and Westpac.

Tyrone holds a Master of Letters in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Philosophy & Computer Science from the University of Sydney.

Deborah Potts

Deborah Potts

Group Executive, Employer and Industry Engagement
Executive Officer since November 2018

Deborah is responsible for relationship management with Rest’s employers, as well as industry associations. Her responsibilities also encompass Rest Advice, business development, service delivery and employer channel management

Deborah joined Rest in 2015, as the National Manager, Advice and subsequently served as the Head of Advice and Education from March 2017. In May 2018, she was appointed as interim General Manager Brand, Marketing and Communications.

Deborah has extensive experience working with board, executive and professional teams on customer experience strategies in the financial services and superannuation industries. Prior to working at Rest, she worked at BT Financial Group and AMP Corporate Super.

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting from Macquarie University.

Gemma Kyle

Gemma Kyle

Group Executive, Risk and Governance
Executive Officer since November 2018

Gemma is responsible for a diversified team incorporating financial strategy and management; accounting services; company secretariat and legal; audit and risk management; and compliance.

Prior to joining Rest, Gemma worked across Federal Government, engineering and financial services. Most recently she worked on the separation of MLC Life insurance from NAB and established their first-line risk, compliance and financial crime capabilities.

Gemma holds a Masters of Arts from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney.