Greg Cantor

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed: December 1989

Skills and experience

Greg Cantor is the long-serving CEO of Australian Catholic Superannuation. When he commenced with the Fund, funds under management were in the region of $80 million; today they are over $7 billion.

He has overseen over a dozen mergers into Australian Catholic Superannuation. Nearly 40 years has been spent in accounting and financial services positions.

In 2011, Greg was awarded the FEAL Scholarship to attend the Centre for Investor Education International Investing Conference.

Fund committee membership

Chair, Management Committee

Secretary, Remuneration & Nominations Committee

 

 

Cameron Wood

Head of Marketing and Business Development

Appointed: January 2002

Skills and experience

Cameron has more than 15 years' experience in the financial services industry. He has held a variety of senior operational roles in IT, administration and marketing gained in the transport, diversified computer systems and superannuation industries.

- Awarded the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Super Operations/Administration Award for Excellence in 2011

Fund Committee Membership

Member of various internal steering committees

Executive Officer

Executive Officer, Marketing and Business Development Steering Committee

 

Sharnie Barabas

Head of Client Services

Appointed: November 2004

Skills and Experience

Sharnie has over 17 years' of superannuation experience, working with large corporate super funds. Sharnie joined the Fund's administration team in 2004 and has taken progressively senior positions. As current Head of Client Services, Sharnie is responsible for all the Fund's administration, call centre functions and processes, ensuring they meet or exceed legislative requirements.

She strives to ensure an excellent, seamless experience for Fund members regarding management of their account.

Fund Committee Membership

Member of various internal steering committees

Executive Officer

Complaints Officer

 

Michael Block

Chief Investment Officer

Appointed: December 2014

Skills and Experience

Michael's involvement in the Australian financial services sector spans over 30 years and has seen him hold a diverse range of positions in investment banking, government and funds management.

Michael was also instrumental in the design and implementation of the $14 billion Workers Compensation Insurance Fund during his tenure as General Manager – Investments at WorkCover NSW from 2004 to 2008. For nine years prior to that, he was Director of Treasury and Investment Services for the University of New South Wales, with responsibility for management of the University's reserves, endowments and commercial operations. 

His undergraduate qualifications are in law, accounting, finance and philosophy and he holds postgraduate qualifications in law, applied finance, economic history and economics. 

Fund Committee Membership

Executive Officer

Investment Committee of Australian Catholic Super (2014-2017)

 

 

Chris Rutter

Head of Finance and Accounting

Appointed: November 2010

Skills and experience:

Chris has over 18 years' experience in the financial services industry acting in a variety of roles. Beginning in chartered accountancy, Chris was an audit supervisor for superannuation clients that varied from self-managed super funds, small APRA funds, pooled superannuation trusts to public offer funds. Other clients included listed entities, managed funds and a variety of organisations outside the financial services sector.

Chris became the sole Fund Accountant for the Australian partners’ fund of a 'Big 4' accountancy firm between 2001 and 2006 and oversaw the successful transition to a successor fund.

Since joining Australian Catholic Superannuation in 2010, Chris now leads the Finance & Accounting Team who are responsible for the fund’s financial reporting, tax compliance, and regulatory reporting requirements.

Fund positions/committee memberships:

Company Secretary

Secretary, Audit & Risk Management Committee

Appointed an executive officer in August 2015

 

Alex Morelli

Head of Information Technology

Appointed: February 2012

Skills and experience:

Alex has gained over 25 years' experience in information technology while working for a number of large Australian companies.

He has held senior management roles in a number of different industry sectors, including transport, telecommunications, government, financial services and public services infrastructure.

He is experienced in IT operations, sales, strategy, security, project and vendor management across various IT systems, including infrastructure, mobility platforms, airline, asset and facility management, financial and ERP systems.

Fund positions/committee memberships: 

Member, IT Steering Committee

Appointed an executive officer in July 2013

 

Sandy Rimagmos

Head of People and Culture

Appointed: June 2016

Skills and experience:

Sandy has over 25 years’ experience in Human Resources management which has seen her hold a number of senior strategic HR roles in Financial Services, Investment Banking, Investment Management and Property industries.

Sandy has also gained international HR experience having spent 3 years working in a senior global HR role in Zurich, Switzerland.

As Head of People and Culture, Sandy is responsible for setting and applying the strategic direction for People and Culture in alignment with our strategic goals, including organisational development, leadership development, performance management, culture, employee engagement, talent management, workforce planning, remuneration, payroll, employee relations, workplace health and safety, and all people and culture related matters.

Fund positions/committee memberships: 

Appointed an executive officer in October 2016

 

Scott McIsaac

Head of Risk and Compliance

Appointed: May 2017

Skills and experience:

Scott has more than 19 years’ experience in risk management and audit, with over 13 years’ experience in financial services. 

He has a broad range of experience in the financial services industry gained from working at Deloitte as a risk management consultant, at Commonwealth Bank of Australia in various roles with management responsibility for operational risk and compliance, as well as at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

In Scott’s role at APRA he held a number of senior roles including as a risk specialist in Governance, Culture and Remuneration, as well as in Operational Risk.

Fund positions/committee memberships: 

Appointed an executive officer in May 2017

 

Sue Willems

Head of Special Projects

Appointed: February 2008

Skills and experience:

Sue has over 25 years experience in the superannuation industry, serving in a wide variety of roles:

  • Trustee Director
  • CEO of a large industry fund
  • Senior Policy Adviser, ASFA
  • Risk & Compliance Manager, Australian Catholic Superannuation

Sue is responsible for the management of ad hoc projects such as the implementation of the Stronger Super legislation. As a former teacher, Sue has an ongoing interest in education. In 2014, she won the Women in Financial Services award for Mentor of the Year.

Fund positions/committee memberships: 

Appointed an executive officer in February 2016

 

Tim Poole

Head of Financial Advice

Appointed: October 2010

Skills and experience:

Tim has been in the finance industry for over 20 years. His early career was spent working in both personal income tax and audit qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.

After progressing to financial advising in the retail sector, Tim became a Certified Financial Planner specialising in providing holistic strategic advice on; retirement planning, estate planning, investment portfolio construction, insurance and investment structures.

Tim's next role was working for Industry Funds Services providing advice to members of a number of super funds. In 2011 this was extended exclusively to Australian Catholic Superannuation. After a number of years servicing Australian Catholic Superannuation as the financial planning leader of a national team of advisers, he was appointed Head of Financial Advice in December 2016.

Fund positions/committee memberships: 

Embedded planner since July 2011

Appointed an executive officer in December 2016

 

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