Garry Weaven

Investment Strategy

Mavis Robertson remembered

Two of Mavis Robertson’s closest colleagues have paid tribute to her role in the creation of superannuation as we know it and her inspiration to those within the industry. Together with Garry Weaven, chair of IFM Investors and ME Bank, she was one of the instigators for a compulsory superannuation system for all Australians. Weaven […]

Balancing social good and maximising returns

Garry Weaven makes the case that not enough has been done in pushing the boundaries on the conflict between maximising returns for members and acheiving a social good If neo-classical economics in its purest version were to be taken seriously, there would be no need to debate the issue of whether socially motivated investment was […]
Hedge Funds

Infrastructure needs super

A cap on both fund manager fees and investor returns is the key to overcoming state government caution on infrastructure deals, according to Garry Weaven of Industry Funds Management (IFM). Speaking to investors at an Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees event in Sydney, Weaven outlined a proposal in which a fund manager, such as IFM, […]
CMSF

Board independence under Q&A microscope

Not unlike a typical edition of ABC’s Q&A, host Tony Jones moderated a robust discussion on yesterday’s Super Q&A panel. Opening CMSF 2013, the panel debated a potential leadership spill in Labor, super reform fatigue and executive pay disclosure. Perhaps most controversial was the debate on equal representation on boards, with Garry Weaven, chair of […]
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