Ian Robertson

Hedge Funds

LGS board rocked by nuclear fallout

A disagreement between Local Government Super (LGS) and the trade union Depa over whether to invest in nuclear energy stocks has led to the replacement of the union’s director at the fund. The decision by Depa follows the fund’s move to drop its screen on companies involved in nuclear power generation, while at the same […]
Unintentional

The independents debate

Will super funds be better off with more independent trustees? The government thinks so. David Rowley asked the industry their thoughts. Sub-optimal superannuation funds pose a threat to national finances. This is a key starting point for those that urge change to fund boards. The belief runs that with national debt spiralling, the government cannot […]
Investment Strategy

Ian Robertson resigns from LGS

Ian Robertson has resigned as director of the Local Government Super board and issued passing shots at those not pulling their weight in the industry. His last board meeting takes place on Wednesday and he will be replaced as the Development and Environmental Professionals’ Association’s nominated representative by Joanna Davison, the interim chief executive of […]