trustee boards

Investment Strategy

More women and independents on boards

Diversity on superannuation boards has increased steadily in the past year, with nine out of 13 publicly announced appointments going to women. Seven of these appointments have gone to independents, four have gone to people with funds management backgrounds and two have gone to lawyers. The announcements only represent funds that have sought to publicise […]

Opinion: The case for younger trustees

There are advocates for more independent trustees, for more women on boards, more ethnic representation and those who generally talk up the virtues of diversity, but where are the advocates for 20-30 something trustees? We are all on a path from youth to older age and so perhaps it is not generally seen as a […]
Hedge Funds

Investment governance is the new black

The question of who makes the investment decisions needs to move to the top of superannuation fund agendas believes Fiona Trafford-Walker director of consulting for Frontier Advisors. “Expect internal governance to become the new black,” she told delegates at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Lilianfels, Blue Mountains. She identified the challenges for funds face as […]