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:

Ian Silk (ACSI President) – Chief Executive, AustralianSuper
Antony Thow (Deputy President) – Chief Operating Officer, LUCRF Super
Debby Blakey – Chief Executive Officer, HESTA
Candy Broad – Trustee Director, FIRST Super
Lou Capparelli – Manager, Equities, UniSuper
Vicki Doyle – Chief Executive Officer, REST Industry Super
David Elia – Chief Executive Officer, HOSTPLUS
Michelle Gardiner – Trustee Director, CareSuper
Donna Heffernan – Acting Chief Executive Officer, Local Government Super
Joshua Lim – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Company Secretary, IFM Investors
John Livanas – Chief Executive Officer, State Super
Liza McDonald – Head of Responsible Investments, Aware Super
Dave Noonan – Member Director, Cbus Super
Michael Pennisi – Chief Executive Officer, QSuper

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:

Ian Silk (President) – Chief Executive, AustralianSuper
Nicole Bradford
 – Investment Manager, ESG, Cbus Super
Lou Capparelli – Manager, Equities, UniSuper
Mary Delahunty – Head of Impact, HESTA
Kim Farrant – Head of ESG, HOSTPLUS
Sarah Gallard – Senior Manager, Responsible Investment, State Super
Andrew Gray – Manager, Investments, Governance, AustralianSuper
David Humphreys – Head of Sustainable Investing, TelstraSuper
Xinting Jia – ESG Specialist, CareSuper
Skye King – Manager, Investment Governance, NGS Super
Jerom Lotscher – Investment Operations Officer, TWUSUPER
Liza McDonald – Head of Responsible Investment, Aware Super
Chris Newton – Executive Director, Responsible Investment, IFM Investors
Gerard Noonan – Chair, Media Super
Shaun O’Malley – Investments Manager, MTAA Super
Chris Parks – ESG Investment Strategist, QSuper
Tim Richardson – Investment Product Specialist, Mine Super
Anna Shelley – Chief Investment Officer, Catholic Super
Antony Thow – Chief Operating Officer, LUCRF Super
Bill Watson – Chief Executive Officer, FIRST Super
Leilani Weier – Responsible Investment Manager, REST Super
Michael Wyrsch – Chief Investment Officer, Vision Super
Moya Yip – Head of Responsible Investment, Local Government Super

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