AllianceBernstein chief executive Jen Driscoll has been appointed to the board of the Financial Services Council.
Driscoll has served as the chief of AllianceBernstein (AB) for almost six years, having originally been appointed to the role in December 2013.
Her tenure at the firm has seen her establish and grow "vital" teams within AB both globally and within Australia, such as launching its London office in 2000.
FSC chair Geoff Lloyd welcomed the wealth of investment experience and knowledge Driscoll will bring the council's board.
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"A successful leader, Jen has demonstrated experience in delivering insights, expertise and innovations to advance the interest of clients around the world," Lloyd said.
Commenting on her appointment, Driscoll nodded toward the challenges facing the industry.
"With an ever-evolving sector, it is important the financial services industry has the strength to face tomorrow's challenges and have the tools to ensure consumers are at the heart of every business decision," Driscoll said.