The Oath

Trust is the foundation of my profession.

I will serve all interests in good faith.
I will compete with honour.
I will pursue my ends with ethical restraint.
I will help create a sustainable future.
I will help create a more just society.
I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same.
I will accept responsibility for my actions.

In these and all other matters;
My word is my bond.

The Vision


A banking and finance industry that
meets the community’s needs and has its full confidence thereby fulfilling its integral role in society.
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Pauline Vamos

Director, The Banking and Finance Oath

Pauline Vamos was the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) between 2007 and 2016 and has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including most recently as CEO of Regnan. 

In the three years prior to joining ASFA, Pauline consulted to the financial services industry and was on a number of Boards. Pauline was also a senior executive with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for seven years and in that role, managed the implementation of the Managed Investment Act and the Financial Services Reform Act. 

She has also been a corporate counsel, head of compliance, and strategic risk consultant, as well as a director on various financial services boards. 

Pauline is a qualified lawyer and has the unique experience of being on all sides of the financial services fence, with deep experience in superannuation, funds management, financial advice and insurance.
Pauline has also recently consulted to the UK Pensions Regulator and implemented a governance project for Professional Trustees. 
Pauline is a Director of, The Banking and Finance Oath (BFO) group, Interaction Disability services  and most recently Decimal Software Limited.

Pauline was voted ‘most influential in the financial services industry’ by Money Management as well as ‘most influential in the superannuation industry’ by Super Review. In 2013, Pauline was recognised as one of the ‘Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence’. Pauline was also awarded in October the Superannuation Executive of the Year in the Women in Financial Services Awards 2016. In November 2016, Pauline was elected an ASFA Life Member in recognition of long standing service to ASFA and the superannuation industry. .