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The changing face of risk governance

45 mins
0.75 CPD Hours

CMSF 2020 Operations  Investment  Risk  Governance


This session will explore how risk governance practices have evolved to meet the demand for increased transparency and control across the investment lifecycle. Our panel will also examine how these developments have impacted asset owners, asset managers and custodians. 


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John Livanas, Chief Executive Officer, State Super (SAS Trustee Corporation)

Mr Livanas leads a team of senior executives in managing the provision of member services and the investment of approximately $44 billion of assets.

Mr Livanas has over 25 years’ industry experience, having worked in organisations including Deloitte South Africa, the South African Government Employees Pension Fund and several Australian superannuation funds.

Prior to his appointment in October 2011, Mr Livanas was the Chief Executive Officer of AMIST Super (2008–11) and the General Manager of FuturePlus Financial Services (2002–08). He was a Director of ISPT and ISPT Grosvenor International Property Trust from 2010–12 and in August 2013 was appointed to the Board of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors.

Mr Livanas holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Witwatersrand and a Graduate Diploma of Finance and Investments from the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

Raewyn Williams, Managing Director - Research, Parametric Australasia

Raewyn leads Parametric’s Australian Research efforts, working with Parametric’s Global Research, Product and Portfolio Management teams. She sets the Australian research agenda and ensures that Parametric Australia maintains a position of intellectual leadership in after-tax investing and implementation efficiency. Raewyn has had prior roles at Russell, QIC, Barclays Global Investors and KPMG.

Raewyn is a member of the Tax Institute Superannuation Committee and has previously served on committees with FTSE, the FSC and ASFA. Raewyn graduated with Bachelors of Economics and Law from the University of Sydney, has a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Chartered Tax Adviser.

Raewyn has completed the St James Ethics Centre’s Short Course for Good Leadership as Queensland’s nominated representative and is a signatory to the Banking and Finance Oath. Raewyn also serves with a number of not-for-profit entities, including as an elected Board member of the Conference Executive of Churches of Christ NSW (COCNSW), a member of the Investment Committee of COCNSW and a former committee member of Western District Joggers and Harriers and the Georges River Festival of the Feet.


David Carruthers, Principal Consultant, Frontier Advisors

David joined Frontier in 2015 as a Senior Consultant and leads the Member Solutions Group. He provides investment advice to a range of clients and conducts research in the area of retirement strategy and product development for superannuation funds. 

Prior to Frontier David spent nineteen years at Mercer in both the UK and Australia. Prior to joining Mercer, David was at Towers Perrin for around six years, working with a number of clients in a consulting and research capacity.

David holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

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