Mark Steinberg is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in CFO or equivalent roles for the last 15 years in a number of industries and geographies. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Colonial First State Global Asset Management.
Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa in 1989 and subsequently spent 11 years in the profession, 4 with PwC in Johannesburg and 7 with E&Y in Sydney, doing a mix of audit and corporate advisory work. He became an Australian Chartered Accountant in 1990 and a member of Finsia in 1991.
Following his time in the audit and accounting profession, Mark spent almost 10 years in the telecommunications industry, and a further 10 years in financial services. During this time he has worked with organisations that include Optus, Vodafone, Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank and Cover-More Group.
During his time at Commonwealth Bank, Mark worked as a committee member of the Staff Community Fund, the vehicle through which the bank collects contributions from current and former staff and provides support to a variety of not for profit ventures.