Hedge Funds

Andrew Fairley Q&A

Andrew Fairley, chair at Equipsuper and lawyer at DLA Piper, was one of the first in the legal profession to carve out a superannuation practice specialty after he identified a gap in advice to super funds. How did you move into the superannuation space as a lawyer? I got into superannuation in 1978 because I saw it as […]
Hedge Funds

Actuaries Institute’s Melinda Howes Q&A

Chief executive officer of the Actuaries Institute, Melinda Howes, spoke to Amal Awad about how actuaries contribute to the superannuation industry. Being a woman in a powerful role with a family, how do you find a work/life balance? I didn’t think about this when I started my career, but working as an actuary is a fantastic […]
Investment Strategy

Rice Warner hires Mark Blair as super head

Rice Warner, the consulting firm, has hired Mark Blair as head of its superannuation consulting business in Australia. Blair has worked at investment-fund advisory consultants such as Pillar, Russell and Towers Watson. He has been hired in response to demand from Rice Warner’s superannuation fund customers for advice on strategy and product. “Mark will enhance […]