Heather Ridout

Hedge Funds

Ridout: not enough infrastructure projects

It’s a shortage of projects, not capital, that’s impairing Australian infrastructure, according to AustralianSuper chair Heather Ridout. Speaking at the Australian Centre for Financial Studies’ Funding Australia’s Future Forum, she said industry superannuation funds are best placed to invest in Australia’s infrastructure. “Industry funds are ideal vehicles because we have a relatively more passive investor […]
Policy and Regulation

Rubin: bed down reforms

The superannuation industry has to bed down the raft of regulatory reforms, says Elana Rubin, former chair of AustralianSuper. “I appreciate that government undertakes regulatory reform with the very best intentions, but from a member perspective, it can often reduce confidence in the system. And while it may not affect them directly, they read about […]
Investment Strategy

Silk praises Rubin’s contribution

Following Elana Rubin’s departure as chair of AustralianSuper, chief executive Ian Silk has commended her contribution. “We are very disappointed to lose Elana as chair,” Silk said. Rubin, who was a board director of AustralianSuper for seven years, of which she was chair for six, is currently not giving any clue as to what her […]