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 (Mr Burgess, Mr Rothwell and David Coogan) and the three member representative are nominated by the ACTU (Mr Firkins, Mr Farrell and Mr Brades). Three independent directors (Mr Cox, Ms Darroch and Ms Orr) 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
Top row – Ben Firkins, Lawrie Cox, David Coogan, Michael Farrell
Bottom row – Geoff Burgess, Julie Orr, Tim Rothwell, Susan Darroch, Stuart Brades
AvSuper Management Team
Standing – Naomi Hales, Kong Lau, Julie Peters, Tash Hughes,
Nick Smith, Sue Field, Debbie-Jane Campbell
Sitting – Shan Badowski, Carl Wilson, Catherine Mukungu, Ursula Morley
Inset – Michael Sykes (CEO), Scott Carle, Jessica Gair, Gina Dowley
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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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
AvSuper also uses a range of professional investment managers.