Executive team

Graeme Russell

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed

March 2013

Career overview

- CEO, First Super

- Chief of Staff, Minister for Public Transport and the Arts (VIC)

- Deputy CEO, Melbourne Enterprises International Ltd.

- Finance Director, Communication Industries Pty. Ltd.

- CFO, STA Travel (Worldwide)

- Director, Just Super

Qualifications

- Bachelor of Business, RMIT

- Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance (Financial Planning)

- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia

- Fellow of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees

- Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

tony griffin

Chief Operating Officer &  Company Secretary

Appointed

April 2019

Career overview

- Chief Operating Officer, Local Government Super

- Chief Financial Officer, FuturePlus Financial Services

- Head of Finance, Apostle Asset Management

- Financial Controller and Company Secretary, TWU Super

Qualifications

- Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants

- Graduate Certificate in Organisational Leadership

Jennifer McSpadden

General Manager, Engagement

Appointed

June 2017

Career overview

- Digital Producer, SuperEd

- Head of Customer Management, Mine Wealth + Wellbeing

- Communications and Marketing Manager, REST Industry Super

Qualifications

- Masters in Organisational Change (in Progress) Melbourne Business School

- Masters in Business Administration, University of Technology, Sydney

- Bachelor of Communications, University of Canberra

 

NORMAN ZHANG

General Manager, Investments

Appointed

Nov 2017

Career overview

- Investment Consultant, Frontier Advisors

- Management Consultant - Merger Integration, Ernst & Young

- Consultant - Valuations and Business Modelling, Ernst & Young

Qualifications

- Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute

- Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia

- Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Melbourne

 

 Senior Managers

 

Susan Hewitt

Finance & Compliance Manager

Appointed

February 2007

Career overview

- Finance & Compliance Manager, Media Super

- Transition & Operations Manager and Executive Manager, JUST SUPER

- Client Relationship Manager and Project Manager, Citistreet

- Team Leader and Project Manager, Watson Wyatt

Qualifications

- Bachelor of Science

- Advanced Diploma of Superannuation

- RG 146

 

 

michelle chasser

Legal Counsel & Company Secretary

Appointed

June 2018

Career overview

- Legal Counsel, First Super

- Lawyer, K&L Gates

- Lawyer, Holley Nethercote

- Compliance Consultant, Compact Compliance & Training

Qualifications

- Bachelor of Laws

- Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

- Diploma of Financial Planning

 

kimmy  leung shing

Risk Manager

Appointed

July 2018

Career overview

- Compliance Manager, BNP Paribas Securities Services

- Senior Tax Accountant, BNP Paribas Securities Services

- Tax Accountant, Mars and Associates Chartered Accountant

- Firm Auditor, KPMG

Qualifications

- Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)

- Associate of GRC Institute

- Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Business Law)

 

Former executives and senior managers

Joel Clapham; General Manager, Communications & Marketing; Exited 21 November 2016.

Farhaana Desai; Company Secretary and Compliance Manager; Exited 27 November 2017. 

Laurie Kennedy; Risk Manager; Exited 29 November 2018.

Erick Cordero; General Manager, Growth; Exited 30 November 2018. 

Michael Rooney; Deputy CEO and Company Secretary; Exited 7 March 2019.