The Committee’s day-to-day work is supported by a secretariat at the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).

René van de Rijdt

Acting Chief Executive Officer

5 March 2021 – current

René van de Rijdt is the acting General Manager of the AFCA Code Compliance and Monitoring team and acting CEO of the BCCC. In these roles, René leads the strategic direction and operational management of the BCCC, ensuring delivery of its compliance and monitoring obligations.

René has worked in the AFCA Code team since 2017, initially as the Code Compliance Investigations Manager, and at AFCA and its predecessor schemes since 2011. René has a background in law and external dispute resolution and holds a Bachelor of Law from Monash University and a Bachelor of Planning and Design from the University of Melbourne.