chief

CIO profiles

Profile: Craig Turnbull CIO Local Government Super

Some of Local Government Super’s ideas on ESG arise from a requirement that even its most red-blooded active manager must research it as part of their investment process. Chief investment officer, Craig Turnbull, says: “We will only use managers that think about ESG factors when making their investment decisions, so that it is making a […]
Roundtables

Transforming custody

Superannuation funds would like their custodians to be providing more liquidity and stress testing of their assets. Partly this is being driven by regulation, partly by trying to make sense of increasingly diverse and dynamic portfolios. It is also important in calculating the management expense ratios needed for MySuper on product dashboards. The following quotes […]
Investment Strategy

Jeremy Cooper to review progress so far

The creators of the principals behind Stronger Super regulation are to publicly assess how far the industry and the regulator have progressed in enacting their vision. Both Jeremy Cooper and Paul Costello will be talking in Sydney and Melbourne at the Investment Management Consultants Association in Sydney on November 26 and in Melbourne on November […]
Governance

Lally one of highest paid super executives

Former Sunsuper chief executive Tony Lally was paid more than $811,000 in remuneration in his final year at the fund. The $24-billion fund’s 2013 financial statements show him to be one of the industry’s highest paid executives. The average fund chief executive received a 5.7 per cent pay rise to $333,087 in 2012-13, according to […]
Investment Strategy

FEAL chief steps down

Michael Baldwin is stepping down as chief executive of the Funds Executive Association Limited (FEAL) after 12 years with the organisation. In his time as chief executive, Baldwin established the superannuation industry’s first master’s degree in leadership, in partnership with Melbourne Business School, founded a mentoring initiative and several international scholarships. He is leaving to […]
People Moves

Vision Super seeks permanent chief

Melbourne-based Vision Super has started a search for a permanent chief executive with a view to making an appointment by Christmas. Peter Rowe, who has served as acting chief executive since Rob Brooks left the role last year, will be interviewed and is keen on retaining the role. The Vision Super board has hired a […]
FEAL Annual Conference

Petrou named fund executive of the year

Robyn Petrou, chief executive of Energy Super, was awarded superannuation fund executive of the year at the Fund Executives Association Limited (FEAL) National Conference in Melbourne last week. Petrou was recognised for succeeding in the male-dominated world of the energy industry, of which she has won admiration, and for the depth of her strategic thinking. Praised for […]
<1of88>