Fiona Guthrie

Executive Director, Financial Counselling Australia

Fiona GuthrieFiona Guthrie is the Executive Director of Financial Counselling Australia, the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia. Financial counsellors provide information, support and advocacy to individuals and families experiencing financial difficulty, helping them to deal with their immediate situation and minimise the risk of future problems.

Fiona is a member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Consumer Consultative Committee; the Advisory Committee, Electricity Project, Queensland Council of Social Service; and the Queensland Consumers' Association.

Fiona's previous roles include Director, Financial Ombudsman Service (2008-May 2009); Chair, Consumer Advisory Panel, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (2004-2006); and Deputy Chair, Consumers' Federation of Australia (1996-1999). Fiona was also previously a member of the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council (1997-2005); and Standards Australia, Standards Development Board (2002-2006).

Fiona holds a B.A. (psychology) and an M.B.A. (finance).

Last updated: 11 May 2016