Ms Janet Torney

Ms Janet Torney


Position: Part-time Member. Ms Torney is also a member of ARPC’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

Term: 1 July 2015–30 June 2018

Ms Torney is a professional director and consultant with broad experience in the financial services and engineering sectors. She has recognized expertise in governance, strategy, risk, change management and also in the investment industry.

Ms Torney’s portfolio of non-executive director appointments includes her role as chairman of Whitehelm Capital, where she is chairman of its Advisory Investment Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Ms Torney is the first external non-executive director of the Fire Brigades Employees’ Credit Union, chairing its Strategy Committee. Other roles include being a non-executive director and Treasurer for Girl Guides Australia, chairing its Finance & Risk Committee and participation on advisory boards for the Association of Super Funds of Australia and Australian Cycling Executives.

Ms Torney runs two consulting businesses: JT Consult provides strategic governance, investment and risk management advice to the financial and professional services sectors and E L Williams provides bespoke engineering consulting services. Previously, she was the CEO for Qantas Superannuation and Practice Leader at Aon Investment Consulting.