A common theme among the funds shortlisted for Member Services Fund of the Year is a people-centric application of new technology.
Meredith BoothJanuary 8, 2018
Telstra Super is to explore the potential to create a collective defined contribution scheme as a way of avoiding sequencing risk for its members. Chris Davies, chief executive of Telstra Super, says the $17.5 billion fund has the scale to tailor its own pooled investment vehicle that would smooth investment outcomes. He believes the fund […]
David RowleyJune 22, 2015
UniSuper is to grow its number of financial planners, as research shows members are more likely to stay with the fund if they receive intra-fund advice. Speaking at the AIST Superannuation Administration Symposium in Melbourne on August 15, Chris Davies, UniSuper’s executive manager for member and employer solutions, said the fund’s unique understanding of its […]
Leng YeowAugust 19, 2013
Not-for-profit superannuation funds will struggle to deliver low-cost products to market, despite the government’s intentions with reform, according to Nathan McPhee, chief executive of SuperRatings. “The fee position that industry and not-for-profit funds have held for so long is effectively gone. There’s an enormous cost pressure that’s building in this industry,” he said at AIST’s […]
Amal AwadJuly 1, 2013