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 (Mr Burgess, Mr Rothwell and Mr Coogan) and the three member representative are nominated by the ACTU (Mr Firkins, Mr Farrell and Mr Brades). Three independent directors (Mr Cox, Ms Orr and Vacant position) 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 program.
AvSuper Trustee Directors
Standing – Michael Farrell, David Coogan, Tim Rothwell, Lawrie Cox, Stuart Brades
Seated – Geoff Burgess, Susan Darroch (ceased 22 November 2022), Ben Firkins (Chair), Julie Orr,
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
Standing – Kathryn Stanfield, Michael Irving, Gina Dowley, Julie Peters, Scott Carle, Angela Oplantzakis, Shan Badowski, Ursula Morley, Nick Smith
Seated – Chris Biddle, Kong Lau, Michael Sykes (CEO), Sue Field
AvSuper professional support
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
|Group Life Insurer
||AIA Australia Limited
ABN 79 004 837 861
||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