Andrew Proebstl, Chief Executive, legalsuper

Andrew Proebstl is the Chief Executive of legalsuper, Australia’s largest industry super fund for the legal profession with FUM in excess of $1.1 billion. legalsuper is rated as a platinum fund by SuperRatings and has been awarded five Heron Quality Stars by the Heron Partnership.

Since 2003, legalsuper has more than tripled in size and fund mergers have played a very significant role in this growth as a result of seven legal sector funds having merged into legalsuper since 2000. With diverse work experience including executive roles with super funds, fund administration, external audit and investment management, Andrew is uniquely placed to speak on how to affect mergers successfully.

Andrew is also a director of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees and Secretary of the Superannuation Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria.


Fiona Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees

Fiona was appointed CEO of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees in 2007, overseeing the merger of the AIST with the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF) where she was general manager and convenor since 1994.

Her 15 years experience in the not-for-profit super industry has encompassed roles such as, policy development, research, conference management, marketing and communications.

Under Fiona’s stewardship, AIST has become one of a leading voice on superannuation and retirement issues. AIST plays a major role in developing government policies and is a key provider of industry research.

Recent projects include submissions to the Henry tax and Cooper super Reviews; an analysis of the returns and governance of the not-for-profit super fund sector relative to retail funds; research on superannuation industry’s response to climate change, and a broad consumer study on member engagement.

Fiona has various superannuation related qualifications, as well as advance diploma in Public Policy, and has held the following roles:

  • Trustee Director, AusFund
  • Board Member, Australian Council of Superannuation Trustees
  • Convenor, Conference of Major Superannuation Funds
  • Co-ordinator, Super Cadets Program
  • Director, National Forum of Women in Super


David Rhind, Senior Manager, Investment Accounting Solutions, DST Global Solutions

David Rhind joined DST Global Solutions in 2006. Today he is responsible for product strategy for the company’s investment accounting solutions’ offerings within Australia. This involves managing product strategy requirements for over 100 clients and the company’s flagship investment administration solution, HiPortfolio. HiPortfolio is Australia’s most widely implemented investment administration solution.

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