Meet our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
John is a recent Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He has a Bachelor of Arts (Human Geography), a Graduate Diploma of Business Studies and an Advanced Diploma in Superannuation. John is also a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services (FIFS), Australasian Mutual’s Institute and a Member of ASFA.
Joa De Wet
Head of Finance
Head of Human Resources
Bernadette Gates joined Australian Military Bank in January 2013, in the role of Human Resources Manager. Bernadette has a background in both the fast moving consumer goods industry as well as the finance industry. She has over 20 years of experience not only within the Human Resources function, but also as a Project Leader for Change during a number of company mergers. She is responsible for Australian Military Bank’s overall people development and culture strategy.
Head of Distribution and Marketing
Head of Credit
Andrew Brown joined Australian Military Bank in November 2012 and is responsible for the overall management of the organisation’s credit function. Andrew has over ten years’ credit related experience, with particular focus on underwriting, collections and litigation. While being employed with Australian Military Bank Andrew has held the position of Collection Manager, Consumer Lending Manager and most recently Head of Credit. Prior to this Andrew worked for Collection House holding the position of Banking and Finance Manager for 5 years.
Head of IT and Member Services
John Knezevic initially joined Australian Military Bank in July 2013 and is now responsible for Information Technology and Member Services. With over 20 years of financial services experience at both strategic and operational level, John has previously worked for Commonwealth Bank and ING Direct and has expertise in managing and developing direct channels, operations, customer relations, marketing and product management. John is dedicated to achieving operational excellence through innovation and process improvement, and ensures Member experience is always front of mind.