Trustee Board & Management
The Trustee of AvSuper is AvSuper Pty Ltd (ABN 46 050 431 797), a professional corporate trustee company which ensures that the Fund operates in the best interests of all members.
The Trustee consists of a Board of nine Trustee Directors governed by the AvSuper Constitution and Trust Deed. The Principal Employer, Airservices Australia, nominates the three employer representative Directors (Ms Schafer, Mr Burgess and one vacancy) and the three member representative are nominated by the ACTU (Mr Firkins, Mr Farrell and Mr Brades). Three independent directors (Mr Cox and Mr Merlicek, plus one vacancy) are appointed directly by the Trustee. You can read their biographies to learn more about each Director.
AvSuper Directors possess significant speciality expertise in the complexities of superannuation, investments and the wider aviation industry. All Trustee Directors must satisfy both propriety and competency requirements on appointment and thereafter.
AvSuper’s Trustee is supported by comprehensive risk management strategies, plans and compliance programs.
AvSuper Trustee Directors
Standing – Ben Firkins, Michael Farrell, Julie-Anne Schafer, Stephen Merlicek, Lawrie Cox
Sitting – Hylton Mathews (retired), Denise Allen (retired), Geoff Burgess, Stuart Brades
AvSuper Management Team
Standing – Naomi Hales, Kong Lau, Julie Peters, Nathan Ham (retired), Tash Hughes, Michelle Wade (retired), Nick Smith, Debbie-Jane Campbell
Sitting – Shan Badowski, Carl Wilson, Catherine Mukungu, Ursula Morley, Silas Dingiria
Absent – Scott Carle, Jessica Gair, Michael Sykes (CEO)
The Trustee Board uses the services of professional external service providers to assist in the efficient management and operation of AvSuper:
Mercer Administration Services (Australia) Pty Ltd
ABN 48 616 275 980
ABN 75 288 172 749
Willis Towers Watson
ABN 45 002 415 349
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Hannover Life Re Australasia
ABN 37 062 395 484
Frontier Advisors Pty Ltd
ABN 21 074 287 406
BNP Paribas Fund Services Australasia
ABN 71 002 655 674
cHr Consulting Pty Ltd
ABN 95 094 545 892
Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers
ABN 70 109 832 840
AvSuper also uses a range of professional investment managers.