Board & Member Council



The Board charts the future direction of ACSI with input from the Member Council. It oversees ACSI’s finance, risk management and compliance, and appoints and reviews the performance of the Chief Executive Officer. The Board is made up of ten Larger Full Member representatives and four Smaller Full Member representatives, with the President and Deputy President elected from and by the Board. Current Board members are:

Debby Blakey (ACSI President) – Chief Executive Officer, HESTA
Michelle Gardiner (Deputy President) – Trustee Director, CareSuper
Candy Broad – Trustee Director, First Super
Lou Capparelli – Senior Manager,  Sustainable Portfolios and Governance, UniSuper
Vicki Doyle – Chief Executive Officer, Rest Industry Super
David Elia – Chief Executive Officer, Hostplus
Donna Heffernan – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Company Secretary, Active Super
Joshua Lim – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Company Secretary, IFM Investors
John Livanas – Chief Executive Officer, State Super
Dave Noonan – Member Director, Cbus Super
Michael Pennisi – Chief Executive Officer, QSuper
Ian Silk  – Chief Executive, AustralianSuper
Deanne Stewart – Chief Executive Officer, Aware Super
Antony Thow – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer, LUCRF Super

Member Council

The Member Council establishes ACSI’s strategic direction and serves as its policy making body. It meets quarterly and provides advice to the Board on a range of issues, including the annual business plan, the budget and the research program. It seeks input from members in relation to ACSI policy and strategic priorities, and also provides members with information sharing and educational opportunities. Current Member Council representatives are:

Ross Barry – Chief Investment Officer , Spirit Super
Nicole Bradford
 – Portfolio Head, Responsible Investment Manager, Cbus Super
Dmitry Capel – Investment Manager, Equities, Hostplus
Lou Capparelli – Senior Manager, Sustainable Portfolios & Governance, UniSuper
Kim Farrant – General Manager Responsible Investment, HESTA
Sarah Gallard – Senior Manager, Responsible Investment, State Super
Andrew Gray – Director, ESG & Stewardship, AustralianSuper
Helen Hall – Senior Manager, Investment Governance, NGS Super
David Humphreys – Head of Sustainable Investing, TelstraSuper
Xinting Jia – ESG Specialist, CareSuper
Rufimy Khoo –  Portfolio Manager, ESG & Private Markets, Togethr Trustees
Jerom Lotscher – Investment Operations Officer, TWUSUPER
Liza McDonald – Head of Responsible Investment, Aware Super
Chris Newton – Executive Director, Responsible Investment, IFM Investors
Gerard Noonan – Member Representative, Media Super
Chris Parks – ESG Investment Strategist, QSuper
Priya Patel – ESG Manager, VFMC
Tim Richardson – Investment Product Specialist, Mine Super
Antony Thow – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer, LUCRF Super
Bill Watson – Chief Executive Officer, First Super
Leilani Weier – Head of Responsible Investments, Rest Industry Super
Michael Wyrsch – Chief Investment Officer, Vision Super
Moya Yip – Head of Responsible Investment, Active Super

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