naomi edwards

Governance

Tasmania super merger gets green light

The creation of a single large Tasmanian superannuation fund is a step closer after the state treasurer Peter Gutwein announced he favoured a partial merger of RBF with Tasplan and Quadrant. The proposal still needs the support of all parties in the Tasmanian parliament and needs to overcome legal hurdles that show it will not […]
Investment Strategy

Quadrant Super and Tasplan confirm $3bn merger

Wayne Davey, the current chief executive of Quadrant, has been chosen to lead the merged operations of Tasplan and Quadrant super funds from November 2015. The new board will be chaired by Naomi Edwards, the current chair of Tasplan, while the current chief executive of Tasplan, Neil Cassidy will retire on that date. Four current […]

At the helm – a profile of Tasplan chair Naomi Edwards

Size isn’t everything when it comes to delivering the best service to members, believes Naomi Edwards, chair of the $2.1 billion Tasplan fund. “We don’t accept that the sweet spot for super funds is over $10 billion,” she says. “We think that you can run super funds well for less than that if you’ve got […]
Investment Strategy

Tasmania super merger edges closer

The first stage in the potential merger of all three prominent Tasmanian based superannuation funds drew a step closer after Quadrant and Tasplan agreed merger talks. The two funds are to enter into a Heads of Agreement to investigate whether a merger would create an improved provision of superannuation services to the members and employers […]