Dick Shearman

Investment Strategy

NGS Super and QIEC Super discuss forming a master trust

NGS Super and QIEC Super are discussing integrating into a master trust, as they believe it will offer greater economies of scale and benefits to their members. This is the first time two industry funds have agreed to investigate this form of integration. Currently all industry super funds follow a wrap model, while retail funds […]
Governance

The challenge of assessing advice: NGS Super chair, Dick Shearman

Dick Shearman, chair of NGS Super talks to Investment Magazine about investment governance, some niche impact investments – and how the fund is progressing without a chief investment officer. In 2013 the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) warned that trustees would no longer be able to excuse any unsuccessful investment decision by stating their consultant had advised them to do it. This […]