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Women talking investments

60 mins
1 CPD Hours

ASI 2020 Operations  Investment  Members culture

Lead by our panel of emerging and seasoned female investment professionals, we will discuss what can be done to improve gender diversity across investment teams.

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Published Date: 14 September 2020


Sandra Buckley, Chief Executive Officer, Women In Super

Sandra is the Chief Executive Officer for Women in Super - a not-for-profit national organisation that organises networking and professional development opportunities for women employed in superannuation but also works with government, the superannuation sector, unions and service providers to advocate for better retirement outcomes for women.

Sandra sits on a number of industry committees and contributes to the formation of policy ideas relating to improving women’s access to superannuation. Previously Sandra spent 18 years working for a number of international banks in senior manager roles. Sandra holds a Degree in International Marketing and Languages from Dublin City University and has undertaken further studies in economics and law at the Copenhagen Business School and King's College London.

Julie Lander, Chief Executive Officer, CareSuper; AIST Board Member

Julie is the Chief Executive Officer of CareSuper, the national industry fund for professionals, serving over 230,000 members with $16 billion in FUM.

Her experience in superannuation has been developed over 25 years with corporate superannuation funds – both defined benefit and accumulation, as well as with industry funds. Julie is passionate about helping members achieve financial security throughout their working lives and in retirement and finds reward in making a difference to people’s lives. 

Julie holds a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership and has completed RG146 (Superannuation). She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. She is a Director and serves on the Policy Committee of AIST, and is a Director of the Fund Executives Association Limited and the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals.

Jo Townsend, Chief Executive Officer, Funds SA

Jo Townsend commenced as Funds SA’s Chief Executive Officer in April 2015.

Jo started her career in the investment management sector managing fixed interest portfolios. She has over twenty years’ experience working in financial services. Prior to joining Funds SA, Jo held senior executive roles at REST Industry Super, including that of Acting Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, Investments. In the superannuation sector, she has also previously worked at NGS Super and the Retirement Benefits Fund of Tasmania.

She holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and Finance from the University of Technology of Sydney and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA). Jo is a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and the Fund Executives Association Ltd (FEAL).


John Gregory, Executive Director, Client Executive, Australia and New Zealand, Platform Sales – Securities Services, J.P. Morgan

John Gregory joined J.P. in 2015 and has over 18 years of experience in financial markets which includes custody, international equity dealing, and prime brokerage.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he was he was head of prime brokerage at Citi Australia where he was responsible for sales, relationship management, and capital introductions for domestic and international clients. From 1999 to 2003, John worked for a small brokerage firm called Twenty-First Australia where he created an international dealing desk which provided wholesale equity execution, executive option strategies, clearing, and foreign exchange services.

John started his career in finance as a relationship manager for Morgan Stanley Trust Company which was bought by Chase in 1998. Prior to moving to Australia, he worked for a construction management company in Philadelphia as an estimator and purchaser.

John holds a bachelor of arts in history from Trinity College, CT USA.

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