CPD: Retirees abroad and the Age Pension

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Les and Lynne are both aged 67; they retired one year ago and have been receiving a portion of their Age Pension from Centrelink to supplement their income. Les and Lyn are enjoying retirement! In January 2020, they will head overseas for about 12 months to travel the world.  While they’re away, they will rent […]

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UniSuper announces Chief Operating Officer

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UniSuper, the $80 billion superannuation fund for the higher education and research sector, today announced the appointment of Kevin Roadnight as Chief Operating Officer. Kevin will lead the finance and legal & governance functions, working closely with Chief Executive Officer Kevin O’Sullivan and the executive leadership team to deliver the fund’s strategy. Kevin worked at […]

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Demand propels growth for UniSuper Advice

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UniSuper, the $80 billion superannuation fund for the higher education and research sector, continues to see significant demand for its specialist advice services, with funds under advice (FUA) reaching a record high of $13 billion. UniSuper runs a unique advice model, employing over 95 financial advisers and general advice consultants nationally providing advice to over […]

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UniSuper announces Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer

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UniSuper, the $80 billion superannuation fund for the higher education and research sector today announced the appointment of Anand Thomas as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer. Anand will lead the marketing, strategy, product and digital functions, working closely with CEO Kevin O’Sullivan to develop and drive the fund’s strategy. He joins from MLC Life Insurance […]

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UniSuper named Chant West Fund of the Year

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UniSuper, the $70+ billion super fund for Australia’s higher education and research sector, was last night named Super Fund of the Year 2019 at the Chant West awards, held in Sydney. The Fund was also named Best Fund, Advice and Best Fund, Investments. UniSuper’s position as one of the best performing superannuation funds in the […]

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CPD: Importance of financial advice in a relationship breakdown

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When a couple separate with the intention of divorce, the importance of both parties seeking legal advice is well established. However, arguably it is just as vital that both members of the couple obtain financial advice including reviewing and revising their financial position and objectives and establishing a financial strategy to provide for both the […]

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UniSuper announces changes to leadership team

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UniSuper, the $70+ billion super fund for Australia’s higher education and research sector, has undertaken a review of its organisational structure to ensure it remains in the best position possible to respond to the changing competitive landscape and regulatory environment. Several changes to the executive leadership team, including three newly created roles, will help to […]

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UniSuper continues to attract top investment talent

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UniSuper, the $70+ billion superannuation fund for Australia’s higher education and research sector, has appointed Penny Heard as Portfolio Manager within the Global Strategies and Quantitative team, further strengthening its in-house investment management capability. Penny Heard brings over 15 years’ experience to the role, joining from JCP Investment Partners where she was a Senior Portfolio […]

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UniSuper reduces admin fee to boost retirement savings of casual and young members

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UniSuper, the $72 billion super fund for the higher education and research sector, has announced a significant reduction in its annual administration fee, further lowering the cost of superannuation for over 100,000 members. From 1 October, UniSuper will replace its standard annual $96 fixed administration fee on its accumulation products with an annual fee of the […]

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UniSuper announces Executive Manager, People Services

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UniSuper, the $66 billion super fund for the higher education and research sector, has announced the appointment of Julie Watkins as Executive Manager, People Services. Julie will lead the People Services function to continue to drive the Fund’s strong member and employer focussed culture. Kevin O’Sullivan, UniSuper CEO, said “We’re pleased to welcome Julie to […]

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