The Board charts ACSI's future direction, with input from the Member Council.  It oversees the finances and regulatory requirements, and appoints and reviews the performance of the CEO.

The Board meets quarterly and is made up of eleven Full member representatives.  The President and Deputy President are elected by and from the Board.

Current Board members are:  

  • Ian Silk, Chief Executive Offier, AustralianSuper (President)
  • Antony Thow, Chief Operating Officer, LUCRF Super (Deputy President)
  • Debby Blakey: Chief Executive Officer, HESTA
  • Candy Broad: Trustee Director First Super
  • David Elia: Chief Executive Officer, Hostplus
  • Bill Hartnett: Head of Sustainability, Local Government Super
  • John Livanas: Chief Executive Officer, State Super
  • Michael Pennisi: Chief Executive Officer, QSuper
  • Gerard Noonan:  Chair, Media Super
  • Trish Donohue: Executive Manager, Investment Management, Cbus
  • Talieh Williams: Manager, Governance and Sustainable Investment, UniSuper


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:

  • AIST – Eva Scheerlinck, CEO

  • AustralianSuper – Andrew Gray, Manager, Investements, Governance

  • CareSuper – Julie Bignell, Trustee Director

  • Catholic Super – Garrie Lette, Chief Investment Officer

  • Cbus – Nicole Bradford, Investment Manager, ESG

  • FIRST Super – Bill Watson, CEO

  • HESTA – Joanne Saleeba, Investment Manager, ESG

  • HOSTPLUS – Dmitry Capel, Head of Equities and Governance 

  • IFM Investors – Chris Newton, Executive Director, Responsible Investment

  • Local Government Super – Bill Hartnett, Head of Sustainability

  • LUCRF Super – Gary Maas, Director and Victorian Branch Secretary NUW

  • Media Super – Gerard Noonan, Chair

  • MTAA Super – Shaun O'Malley, Investments Manager

  • NGS Super – Kathy Andrews, Manager, Investements Governance

  • QSuper – Philip Greenheld, Senior Manager Policy and Governance

  •  State Super – Richard Hedley, Chief Investment Officer

  • TWUSUPER – Jerom Lotscher, Investment Operations Officer

  •  UniSuper – Talieh Williams, Manager - Governance and Sustainable Investment