This Committee has responsibility for developing the Financial Services Council's strategies and policies in relation to superannuation and retirement savings.

The Committee’s objectives are to:

  • enhance the effectiveness, efficiency and adequacy of the superannuation system;
  • maintain and increase consumer confidence in superannuation; and
  • improve levels of engagement and financial literacy in superannuation.

The Committee also has oversight of the Financial Services Council's relationship with relevant regulators and government departments that have responsibility for superannuation, including: the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA); Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC); Australian Tax Office (ATO); and the Department of Treasury.



The Committee comprises two members of the FSC's Board:

1. Blair Vernon - Acting Chief Executive Officer, AMP Australia


FSC Contacts

For more information, please contact;

Jane Macnamara

Senior Policy Manager
02 8235 2519
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Super Board Committee

Blair Vernon

AMP Australia

Acting Chief Executive Officer

David Clark

AMP Financial Services Limited

Head of Product Management

David Knox

Mercer (Australia) Pty Ltd

Senior Partner

Helen Murdoch MLC Wealth

General Manager, Corporate Superannuation

James Gyton Suncorp Portfolio Services Ltd

Executive Manager, Wealth Product & Service

Justin Hoare

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank LT

Head of Sandhurst Products and Solutions

Karen Hughes Australian Ethical Investment Ltd

Chief Risk Officer

Kelly Power

Colonial First State Investments Limited

General Manager, Product, Colonial First State

Melinda Howes

BT Financial Group

General Manager, Superannuation

Stephen Asplin Macquarie Banking & Financial Services

Division Director & Head of Platform Product

Stuart Raymond

Challenger Limited

Head of Retirement Solutions - Distribution, Product & Marketing 

Tim Furlan

Russell Investments Group

Director, Superannuation


Superannuation Board Committee meeting dates for 2020

All meetings to be held at FSC offices at Level 24, 44 Market Street, Sydney

Thursday 6 February 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday 10 March 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mon 11 May 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday 29 July 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 3 September 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Thursday 5 November 11.00am - 12.30pm