Our People

The team behind First Mutual is made up of well credentialed industry professionals who are all highly experienced in providing back office and value added support services.

Executive Board

David Mazengarb Director

David Mazengarb is the Director of First Mutual. David is an Accountant by trade, with decades of experience in the Financial Services industry. David is chair and a member of the Compliance & Risk and Investment committees.

R. J. (Dick) Stephens, Company Secretary

Dip AII, with over 35 years experience in compliance, back office, software management and marketing within the Financial Services industry, is Company Secretary, and as such a member of the Board and its Sub Committees. His experience includes decades of project management in Marketing, Software development and AFSL Compliance projects, including the introduction of Toyota Insurance to Australia, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan for a large industry Super Fund, and the like.

Responsible Managers

Responsible Managers of First Mutual Australia Ltd (AFSL and ACL 423710) are:

  • Daryl Currie
  • Neil Mackay
  • David Mazengarb
  • R. J. (Dick) Stephens
Each of the RMs are a member of the Compliance and Risk committee.

David Mazengarb and R. J. (Dick) Stephens' profile are shown earlier.

Daryl Currie

Daryl Currie, who holds a Certificate IV Financial Services (Finance and Mortgage Broking) and CPF for Responsible Managers, has had extensive Credit experience 2008, plus Financial Services involvement from the 1970s, including MD of one of the largest Life Insurance Master Agencies/Life Brokerage business in the industry.

Neil Mackay

Neil Mackay is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, and holds a Diploma of Financial Planning, and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting. His experience in Financial Services goes back to 1998. He has had extensive experience in providing financial advice, and been a panelist of the Australian Defence Consumer Financial Planning Panel.

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