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Profile: Michael Block, CIO, Australian Catholic Super

After two years establishing the investment division for Nambawan Super, Papua New Guinea’s largest pension fund, Michael Block has returned to Australia as the chief investment officer of the $7 billion Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund. Australian Catholic Super had good performance for many years but a more conservative asset allocation than some others […]
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Anne Whittaker to retire in December

Anne Whittaker, chief investment officer of Australian Catholic Super is to retire and will leave in December after more than six years at the fund. The $6.2 billion fund has been working with a head hunter to find a replacement after Whittaker revealed her plans in July. Richard Haddock, chair of the fund, said the […]
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Profile: Anne Whittaker, CIO

Anne Whittaker joined the Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund (CSRF) as chief investment officer in the momentous month of October 2008, just as the global financial crisis (GFC) was hitting full swing. “Everything went down and you couldn’t hide anywhere,” she recalls. The GFC ended up producing two years of negative returns for CSRF […]