Two of our founding directors Michael Dwyer AM and Joe Farrugia shared lunch together in Melbourne recently.
Debby Blakey joined the FEAL board in late 2013. As the CEO of HESTA, Debby brings more than 20 years experience in super and financial planning, having worked extensively as an employee benefit consultant with a particular focus on superannuation.
Jane Perry joined the board in August 2016 as Chair. Jane has more than 25 years business experience, predominately in financial services. She resigned from her position as CEO of Qantas Super in December 2015 and was appointed Director of the BTFG Superannuation Boards in February 2016. Prior to her role at Qantas she was CEO of J.P. Morgan Treasury and Securities Services for Australia and New Zealand.
Julie Lander joined CareSuper in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2002. Julie's experience in superannuation has been developed over 20 years with Corporate Superannuation Funds, both defined benefit and accumulation, as well as with Industry Funds. Julie became a FEAL board member in August 2011.
Leeanne has over 30 years' experience in the superannuation industry. She is the CEO of MTAA Super having been promoted from Deputy CEO in 2011. Prior to joining MTAA Super, Leeanne was CEO of AvSuper. Leeanne was named Fund Executive of the Year in 2014 and joined the FEAL Board in 2015. In 2015 Leeanne completed the Interpersonal Dynamics for High Performance Executive Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education.
Michael was awarded Fund Executive of the Year in 2012 and undertook the Proteus Leadership Program at London Business School in 2014. Michael Dwyer was appointed as a founding Director of FEAL in 1999 and was its inaugural Chair. Michael joined First State Super as Chief Executive Officer in December 2004. First State Super is one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds with more than $54 billion under management and over 750,000 members.
Paul has been the chair of FEAL’s Programme Committee since 2011, and served on our board from 2006 to 2011. With over 25 years’ experience in superannuation and the financial services industry, across a range of business disciplines Paul has rejoined the board in May 2016.
Robyn is the CEO of Energy Super and has over 18 years experience in Superannuation. Robyn joined the Board in 2008, bringing with her a expertise in a wide range of areas including; governance, risk management, operations, and investment management. In 2013 Robyn was named the FEAL Fund Executive of the Year.