Anne Ward

Investment Strategy

The serial director: A profile of Qantas Super’s chair

The chair of Qantas Super, Anne Ward, has an extensive and eclectic background working in the boardroom including as chair of Zoos Victoria, the Centre for Investor Education, a director of the Foundation for Imaging Research, and a governor of the Howard Florey Neuroscience Institutes. Investment Magazine speaks to the woman who has made a […]
Governance

Super Salary Survey: Differences in Disclosure

What do the explanations for remuneration strategies given by funds reveal? The biggest clichés in super fund remuneration statements are that the trustees consult with independent external consultants to ensure pay is in line with industry standards and that incentive pay for CEOs and CIOs is based on key performance indicators (KPIs). Usually this is […]
Investment Strategy

Paul Costello joins board of $6.2bn Qantas Super

Paul Costello has been appointed as a employer representative director of the Qantas Super Board. He will join four other employer nominated directors all of whom are appointed for an indefinite period of time, subject to a formal performance assessment process every year. He joins following General Sir Peter Cosgrove’s departure in January, which led […]
Unintentional

QANTAS Super: the $6-billion fund

It’s not “rocket science,” says Anne Ward, but QANTAS Super has a set of six guiding principles that it believes is guiding good governance and improving fund performance. The QANTAS Super mission statement, said Ward, is to be a “fund of choice” for QANTAS employees and their families, and while, as corporate fund, it may […]