Stephen Hopley, PhC(Vic), DipFP(Deakin), GMQ (AGSM)
Non-Executive Director (Appointed 1 October 2008) 

Stephen Hopley enjoyed a 14 year career with Macquarie Bank from 1989 until his retirement in 2003. For the last 4 years of his career, Mr Hopley acted as Division Director of the Financial Services Group with responsibility for Advisor Relationships and Distribution. Mr Hopley successfully developed and implanted a range of new products for distribution and led a number of sales teams that achieved outstanding sales results and was responsible for the two largest retail cash products in the industry.

Mr Hopley has served on a number of Boards, foundations, committees and not for profit organisations. He is a past Board member of the Education Foundation of Australia, the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Fund and is a past Securities Industry Education Chair of Task Forces in relation to final subjects in Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. He devotes part of his time as a business coach and mentor to a number of early stage enterprises.

Mr Hopley is Chairman of MEO's Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.