Ms Louise Petschler
|Chief Executive Officer
Abacus - Australian Mutuals
|ICFS Advisory Board member|
Louise Petschler is the Chief Executive Officer of Abacus - Australian Mutuals. Louise is also Director of the World Council of Credit Unions, the peak international body for the credit union movement globally.
Before her current appointment, Louise led the Public Affairs team at Abacus and its predecessor organisations, overseeing representation, advocacy and media. Prior to 2001, Louise was with the Australia Consumers' Association working on financial services issues.
Previous roles include positions with the NSW Cabinet Office and the former Chemical Bank (in Australia and the US). Louise has memberships with the Australasian Mutuals Institute and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Louise is based in Sydney and has qualifications in Political Science and Public Policy.