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annual reports

Executive Officers’ Names and Experience

annual reports

Executive Officers’ Names and Experience

Name:

Murray Rutherford

Position: CEO and CIO
Period: 1 November 2017 to current
Aug 2014 to 1 November 2017: AMIST Head of Governance and Chief Investment Officer
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Diploma of Financial Planning

Jan 2014 to Aug 2014: Senior Manager Risk & Compliance SFG Australia:- responsible for developing the policy and operational framework for a Responsible Superannuation Entity license application.
2008 to 2013: Various management roles in Risk & Compliance, Governance and Product Development for IDPS and Superannuation products within ANZ Wealth.
2006 to 2008: Senior Analyst- Supervision, with the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

 

Name:

Chris Matthews

Position: General Manager, Operations
Period: December 2018 to current
Qualifications and experience:
  • Diploma in Business Administration from Sydney University
  • EMBA from AGSM.

Executive with over 30 years strategic operational expertise in the Superannuation industry. Chris’ experience includes General / Executive Manager within trustee offices, fund administration and industry representative organisations including Fund Secretary and Company Secretary for Government superannuation funds. He has also been a consultant to the superannuation industry, specialising in troubleshooting operational systems, compliance, risk management and data integrity issues.

 

Name:

Rebecca Fletcher

Position: Head of Governance, Company Secretary
Period: March 2018 to current
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor Applied Science (Chemistry)
  • Admitted as Solicitor of Qld in 2014

Over 11 years’ experience as a Regulatory & Compliance specialist within the superannuation industry.

 

Name:

Daniel Musson

Position: Chief Experience Officer
Period: April 2023 to current
Qualifications and experience:
    • Masters of Organisational Leadership
    • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Senior Executives Program London Business School
    • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

    Daniel is an experienced COO/CEO/MD with broad experience across the financial industry including insurance, banking and superannuation.

     

    Name:

    Greg Camm

    Position: Chair – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
    Representing: Independent Director
    Period: 19 April 2018 to current
    Qualifications and experience:
    • Master of Business Administration
      University of Melbourne
    • Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance)
      Monash University

    Eight years’ experience on various Boards including Bank Australia Ltd and the Australian Research Cancer Foundation.
    Almost 40 years of experience in the financial services industry, including three successful CEO roles, in banking, wealth management/life insurance and superannuation.

     

    Name:

    Grant Courtney

    Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
    Representing: Member Representative Director (elected)
    Period: 26 February 2020 to current
    Qualifications and experience:

    Has worked and represented workers in the Australian meat industry for over 39 years in various roles including as:

    Executive Member Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union Federal Council (1997 – 2019)
    Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union Newcastle and Northern NSW Branch Secretary (2012 – 2019)
    Director Meat Industry Training (2008 t0 2012)

     

    Name:

    Frank Raeside

    Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
    Chair – Remuneration Committee 2012 to 2016
    Chair Audit Committee from 2016 to current
    Member – Remuneration and Risk and Compliance Committees
    Representing: Member Representative Director (elected)
    Period: 28 April 2006 to current
    Qualifications and experience:
    • Bachelor of Business
    • Certified Practicing Accountant

    Over 11 years’ experience as Director of the Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust

    Over 40 years’ experience in various roles in commercial business including financial controller, accountant, finance manager and administration manager, 20 years of which is in the meat industry.

     

    Name:

    Tom Maguire

    Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
    Representing: Employer Representative Director (nominated by the Australian Meat Industry Council)
    Period: 28 February 2024 to current
    Qualifications and experience:
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      • Bachelor of Commerce
      • Chair of Australian Meat Industry Council
      • 30 years’ experience across the meat industry including HW Greenham and Sons, Teys Australia, AUS-MEAT and Australian Meat Processors Corporation

       

      Name:

      Geoff Yarham

      Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
      Chair – Remuneration Committee 2016 to current
      Member – Audit Committee, Risk and Compliance Committee
      Representing: Member Representative Director (elected)
      Period: 13 January 2015 to current
      Qualifications and experience: Over 40 years in meat processing facilities, feedlots, retail ready and distribution sites across Australia. Previously a member representative director of another super fund.

       

      Name:

      Noel Kelson

      Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
      Representing: Employer Representative Director (nominated by the Australian Meat Industry Council)
      Period: Commenced 24th August 2017.
      Qualifications and experience:

      Certificate of Food Technology
      Current Director of the Australian Meat Industry Council Board. Over 45 years of private and government strategic business experience including as an employee of the Australian Public Service, the Victorian Public Service and founding Group Manager, Quality Assurance for the Midfield Meat Group positioned at Warrnambool Victoria.

      Appointed member of Ministerial Advisory Committees, Livestock identification and Livestock Compensation fund, Victoria.

      Currently the State Chairperson of the Victorian branch of the Australian Meat Industry Council.

       

      Name:

      Kerry Johnson

      Position: Director – Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust
      Representing: Employer Representative Director (nominated by the Australian Meat Industry Council)
      Period: 19 April 2018 to current
      Qualifications and experience:
      • UTS Bachelor of Business – Major Human Resources
      • Macquarie University Post Graduate Diploma Strategic Human Resources Development
      • Australian Institute of Company Directors

      Kerry has worked in the Human Resources industry for almost 20 years, most recently working with Teys Australia in a variety of roles since 2010. Her current title is Group Manager Employee Relations and Organisational Development.

       

      Name:

      Louise Burns

      Position: External Audit Partner
      Representing: Partner of Ernst & Young (EY), the External Auditor for the Fund and Trustee
      Period: June 2022 to current
      (replaced Mr David Jewell under Ernst & Young’s audit partner rotation policy)
      Qualifications and experience:
        • Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
        • Bachelor of Commerce
        • Bachelor of Business

        Louise is a Partner with EY’s Financial Services Assurance practice and has over 10 years’ experience working in Australia and Europe across life insurance, asset management and superannuation.