Dr June Smith

Dr June Smith is an ethicist and a lawyer with a significant track record as an independent decision maker. June is well recognised for her work in developing, monitoring and enforcing integrity and professional frameworks across a diverse range of industries and professions, including professional standards and business ethics in the financial sector.

In her current role as Lead Ombudsman (Investments and Advice) at the Financial Ombudsman Service, June provides technical and professional leadership for decision-making in areas of domain expertise including financial advice, managed investments, life insurance, stockbroking and derivatives FX/CFD trading, superannuation, timeshare, fund managers and traditional trustees.

June has a PhD in Law from Victoria University, specialising in professional and business ethics and organisational decision–making within financial services organisations. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of Racing Victoria’s Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board and an Adjunct Fellow of Victoria University’s College of Law and Justice.

June is a member of ANZOA, the peak body in Australia and New Zealand for industry-based, parliamentary and statutory ombudsman offices.