Trustee Board & Management

Trustee Board

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 eight Trustee Directors who are governed by the AvSuper Constitution and Trust Deed. They possess significant speciality expertise in the complexities of superannuation, investments and the wider aviation industry. Trustee Directors must satisfy both propriety and competency requirements on appointment and thereafter.

Four of the Directors are nominated by the Principal Employer, Airservices Australia (Mr Cooke, Ms Allen, Ms Schafer and Mr Matthews) and four are nominated by the ACTU (Mr Cox, Mr Firkins, Mr Farrell and Mr Fishlock). You can read more about them in their biographies.

AvSuper’s Trustee is supported by comprehensive risk management strategies, plans and compliance programs.

AvSuper Trustee Directors

Back row – Ben Firkins, Lawrie Cox, Hylton Mathews, Denise Allen, Michael Farrell
Front – George Fishlock (Chair), Julie-Anne Shafer, Andrew Cooke

AvSuper Management

As part of our personalised service, our phones are answered by our management team so you get help from experienced Trustee staff, not an anonymous call centre.

AvSuper Management Team

Back row – Ursula Morley, Ross Connors, Shan Badowski, Debbie-Jane Campbell, Scot Malpass
Front – Naomi Hales, Wilson Lau, Amy Ward, Silas Dingiria, Michelle Wade (CEO)
Absent – Sue Field, Carl Wilson


AvSuper professional support

The Trustee Board uses the services of professional external service providers to assist in the efficient management and operation of AvSuper:

Administrator Link Super Limited
ABN 68 146 993 660
Auditor Ernst Young
 ABN 75 288 172 749

Internal auditor

Towers Watson
ABN 45 002 415 349
Group Life Insurer Hannover Life Re Australasia
ABN 37 062 395 484
Investment Adviser JANA Investment Advisers Pty Ltd
ABN 97 006 717 568
Custodian BNP Paribas Fund Services Australasia
ABN 71 002 655 674
Actuary cHr Consulting Pty Ltd
ABN 95 094 545 892
Legal Advisor Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers
ABN 70 109 832 840

AvSuper also uses a range of professional investment managers.


AvSuper representatives

Ben Firkins and George Fishlock are authorised AvSuper representatives so can give you general super information and AvSuper-specific advice.

Live Chat Support Software

Phone 1800 805 088 (Free call)