The incrementalist executive – Kevin O’Sullivan

The timing of Kevin O’Sullivan’s appointment is auspicious. A technocrat, an actuary and a maintainer of outsourced schemes at Russell Investments, he has arrived after most of the work around Stronger Super had been put in place at UniSuper. Well placed to do the assessments around product development, he would appear to be chosen for […]
Investment Strategy

Unisuper to explore DC plus

UniSuper is considering a new type of accumulation fund that sits in between defined contribution and defined benefit. Any such fund would be offered as a choice to members, at its own cost, alongside its current accumulation fund. The option is to be discussed at a strategy meeting in February, based on a proposal based […]

Going beyond DB vs DC for the ultimate pension

The turbulence in markets has been a catalyst for some navel gazing in the global pension market, which has the two-fold effect of re-examining pension design and the institutional elements that need to be in place to deliver cost efficiency, according to Keith Ambachtsheer, director of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM). “I […]