Join Vanessa Stoykov and her co-hosts, Orbis Investments’ Jenny Josling and Jason Ciccolallo, as they hear firsthand from those managing the investment strategies for our most important financial asset – superannuation. In this series, they will explore the super funds becoming our nation makers and how they’re holding the power to make an impact on Australian life.
When Australian Catholic Super CIO Michael Block joined the fund, it was in the bottom quartile amongst its peer-set. In this video, Block explains how he helped turn it all around.
Life-cycle strategies are growing in popularity as a means of smoothing out a member’s super savings throughout their accumulation and retirement phases. But their effectiveness comes down to their design, as Australian Catholic Super CIO Michael Block explains.
Given the prevalence of disengagement from super = and the effects this can have on member outcomes - it’s unsurprising Australian Catholic Super CIO Michael Block supports members getting financial advice. In this video, he explains why this is especially important for a smaller fund.
As one of the country’s largest super funds, First State Super has a range of internal and external investment arrangements. In this video, CIO Damian Graham talks about how First State Super’s mandate strategy works, and how it uses its size effectively in the market.
In 2016, First State Super acquired StatePlus, with the goal of creating "the largest member owned financial planning network in Australia." In this video, CIO Damian Graham looks at how that acquisition has worked for the benefit of members.
As super funds grow and their mandates increase in complexity, so too does their need for governance strategy. In this video, First State Super CIO Damian Graham explains the idea of a “governance budget” and how it’s used in making investment decisions.
In this CPD course, Pina Sciarrone from AIA Australia sits down with Jessica Brady from Fox & Hare - Financial Advice to explore the key things you need to know when starting a new advice business, and how the Royal Commission and legislative changes have impacted the way they work with clients.
In this course, you'll get actionable insights into the 6 big questions facing Australian institutional investors today. As with nearly $2.9 trillion in assets, the super sector is now larger than the entire Australian equity market - and it's valuable for advisers to see how these large investors are allocating their funds, as they're in a position to influence how people manager their money into retirement.
In this CPD course, you will see Vanessa Stoykov, Jenny Josling and Jason Ciccalollo (Orbis Investments) interview CIOs Suzanne Branton at CareSuper, Damian Graham at First State Super and Michael Block at Australian Catholic Super on where they see investment opportunities, governance, how they value advice and supporting their members.
In this CPD course, you will see Vanessa Stoykov, Jenny Josling and Jason Ciccalollo (Orbis Investments) interview CIOs Sam Sicilia at Hostplus, Ian Patrick at Sunsuper and Kristian Fok at CBUS on their investment strategy, how they value advice, and member engagement and returns.
In this CPD course, you will see Vanessa Stoykov, Jenny Josling and Jason Ciccalollo (Orbis Investments) interview 6 CIOs of super funds. They delve into how they got to where they are, topics they are passionate about, investing processes, challenges they have faced and their views on how super can work best for the members.