Lochiel Crafter

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Super funds struggle to engage members

The statistics speak for themselves. More than half of Australia’s superannuation members are not engaged. Eighty per cent go into their super’s default investment option at sign up – and stay there. Funds are constantly looking for new ways to get members more involved with their super. They spend significant time and resources developing communications […]
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Global restructure for State Street

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has undergone a significant restructure, including a number of senior leadership changes, in a bid to position it for growth and product development. Head of Asia Pacific, Lochiel Crafter, will be responsible for Australia, and Rob Goodlad, senior managing director and country head, will leave the firm. Kevin Anderson, the […]
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Sunsuper’s David Hartley on inhouse management

Lochiel Crafter, Asia Pacific head of State Street Global Advisors, interviewed the chief investment officer of Sunsuper, David Hartley, about super funds bringing investment management in house. The discussion focused on key drivers as well as what funds need to consider before making the move – and why Sunsuper does not yet undertake significant inhouse […]
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“Logical disconnect” to inhouse management

There should be net benefit for members or advantages in terms of internal management for superannuation funds considering taking investment inhouse, according to Sunsuper chief investment officer David Hartley. He said funds should be prepared for the impacts internalisation could have on culture and processes. In an exclusive interview with State Street, published in its recently released […]