Meet Our Board

The Capricornian’s Board is elected by our members and is ultimately responsible for the overall governance, strategic direction and successful operation of The Capricornian. Our Board consists of directors with a broad range of skill sets and areas of profession.

George Anthony Edwards

Position: Chairman
Qualifications: B.Bus, FCA
Experience: Chartered Accountant. Director for 16 years. Chair since 20th June 2013.
Responsibilities: Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Risk Committee and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.


John Francis Siganto

Position: Deputy Chairman
Qualifications: L.L.B, Grad Dip Fin Plan
Experience and Expertise: Solicitor. Director for 9 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Risk Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.


Vicki Anne Bastin-Byrne

Position: Director – Independent
Experience and Expertise: Business Proprietor. Local Government Councillor for 10 years. Director for 14 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Governance Committee, Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Risk Committee.


Christopher Bernard O’Brien

Position: Director – Independent
Qualifications: B.Bus, CPA
Experience and Expertise: Business Manager. Director for 6 years.
Special Responsibilities: Chair of the Audit Committee and Member of the Risk Committee.


Peter Graham Olrich

Position: Director – Independent
Qualifications: Dip FS, Dip FS CUD, FAICD, FAMI
Experience and Expertise: Management Consultant, Former CEO of Credit Union Australia, Director since 14th December 2016
Special Responsibilities: Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Governance Committee.