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Super Risk Symposium

The role of risk management and the strategies used to achieve optimal results that are in the best interest of members are continually changing in the current superannuation landscape. 

From dealing with the pressures of increased regulation, to the economic and societal factors that go into managing a fund's investment risk, risk managers need help in navigating this fast-paced and disruptive business environment.

As such, the 2019 Risk Symposium, is designed to create an open dialogue around the industry's most pertinent challenges with relevant insights into what can come from creating a good risk culture.


Program & Presentations

The Royal Commission highlighted just how important it is for super funds and their boards to maintain rigorous oversight of a broad range of risks – from compliance and regulatory risk, through to nonfinancial risks, such as culture.Hear from the heads of risk from three funds on lessons learnt from the Royal Commission and the next challenges on the horizon for risk and compliance in superannuation.
Brad Hutchinson, Risk and Compliance Manager, Mercy Super
Stephanie Lyons, Chief Risk Officer, EISS Super
Stephen Whiteling, Head of Group Risk, Corporate Services, AustralianSuper
Tim Gorst, Independent Consulting Actuary

Understanding the risk appetite of your fund requires a well-developed framework that is not only comprehensive but can be effectively governed and fully integrated into strategic decision-making. This session will explore what a best practice Risk Appetite Statement looks like; how to best align it with your overall strategy; and how to effectively report back to management and the Board.
Nicole Oborne, Partner, PwC
Daniel Ostermeyer, Director, Risk Advisory, Deloitte
Nikki Schimmel, Chief Risk Officer, Vision Super

Information security is all about risk management. With APRA’s CPS 234 framework now live, how do funds need to be secured and why? What is an acceptable risk? And what is the lasting impact if valuable data is compromised, exposed or unavailable?
This session will explore how funds are demonstrating compliance with the new prudential standard and the strategies being used in safeguarding systems against information security threats.
Jean-Baptiste Bres, Chief Information Security Officer, Xinja Bank
Joss Howard, Head of Risk Management and Governance Consulting, APAC, NCC Group
Matt O’Keefe, Partner, KPMG
Rob Pickering, Head of Technology and Digital, Cbus

In this increasingly competitive, fast-paced and complex world, funds need to be able to advance their risk practices holistically. This includes understanding that risk management must be aligned with the entirety of the fund to drive better performance.
This session will examine how to ensure that the objectives of your fund’s operational risk department are fully aligned with those of your investment teams.
Allison Hill, Director of Investments, QIC
Rob Prugue, Principal Consultant, Callidum Investment Research
Robert Sortwell, Head of Investment Risk, First State Super
Stephanie Lyons, Chief Risk Officer, EISS Super

As funds enter a ‘new world’ of regulation in the wake of the Royal Commission and recent parliamentary reforms, so too must they be across the slew of changes that have come into effect. Addressing new regulations on disclosure and how funds can implement them, join ASIC and AIST for this timely session on what’s on the regulatory horizon.
Jane Eccleston, Senior Executive Leader, Superannuation, ASIC
David Haynes, Senior Manager, Policy, AIST
Brad Hutchinson, Risk and Compliance Manager, Mercy Super


The Events Centre, Collins Square 727 Collins Street, Melbourne