New Chief Executive appointed to the Australian Financial Security Authority

The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash and the Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon Amanda Stoker have announced the appointment of Mr Timothy Beresford as the new Chief Executive of the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA).

Mr Beresford’s five-year appointment as Chief Executive of AFSA, Inspector-General in Bankruptcy and Registrar of Personal Property Securities will commence on 2 May 2022.

Mr Beresford holds a Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Laws, a Masters of Philosophy (International Relations) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has held the position of Deputy Chief Executive of Global Client Services at Austrade since 2018.

The full announcement from the Attorney-General and Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General is available on the Attorney-General’s website.