Our Board

SuperFriend is proud to acknowledge the leadership and direction of our Board of Directors.

The Board is chaired by Cbus CEO, David Atkin. The Board of Directors are senior representatives from SuperFriend’s Partner Funds, together with Independent Directors. There are currently six Directors on the SuperFriend Board. The Board meets at least four times a year and is responsible for oversight of the strategic direction, governance, risk, finance and long-term sustainability of the organisation.

Our Board

David Atkin

Chair, SuperFriend Board; Chief Executive Officer, Cbus

David is the CEO for Cbus, the national industry fund for more than 777,987 building and construction workers Australia-wide, with AUD $46.7 billion funds under management.

David was formerly the CEO for Emergency Services and State Super and also the CEO for JUST Super, the industry fund for the media and entertainment industries. He was also employed as the National Marketing and Communications Manager for STA Super. David was the Australian asset owner representative on the PRI Board (Principles of Responsible… 

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Teifi Whatley

Chair, SuperFriend Program Committee; Deputy Chair, SuperFriend Board; Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology, Sunsuper

Teifi Whatley is the Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology at Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation businesses.

Teifi has had an extensive career in the wealth management industry with more than 15 years’ experience in executive management roles. In her current role, she is responsible for positioning Sunsuper at the forefront of the industry, charged with providing strategic direction for the design and delivery of leading product and service experiences for members,… 

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Paul Schroder

Director, SuperFriend Board; Group Executive, AustralianSuper

At AustralianSuper, Paul is responsible for understanding and meeting member needs, delivering value and building confidence.

He leads a team of reputation, product, research, engagement, marketing, public policy and external relations professionals. He was previously the National Secretary of the Finance Sector Union of Australia. Paul played an active role in the transfer of Finsuper, Westscheme, AGEST and IBM Super into AustralianSuper, and has served as a member-elected and employer-appointed trustee… 

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Vicki Doyle

Director, SuperFriend Board; CEO, REST Super

Vicki joined Rest as CEO in May 2018, bringing more than 17 years’ senior executive leadership experience in superannuation, insurance, wealth management and banking. Vicki’s experience includes executive leadership roles at some of Australia’s largest financial services organisations. She has an extensive background in distribution, strategic marketing, digital, fund operations and contact centres, customer strategy… 

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Megan Bonny

Independent Director, SuperFriend Board

Megan Bonny has more than 20 years’ experience in managing communications and stakeholder relations at senior executive levels in government, including in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Treasury and in ministerial advisory roles.

Megan brings hands on experience in media relations and an extensive network as a former broadcast journalist, and has worked in collaboration with boards, peak bodies, not-for-profits and governments on strategic and digital communications, stakeholder engagement and change management to support policy, corporate and business agendas. In addition to her stakeholder relations expertise, Megan is… 

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Craig Stevens

Director, SuperFriend Board; Chief Executive Officer, AustSafe

Craig Stevens has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, across superannuation, group risk and investment management. Craig has strong skills in business strategy development and deployment, relationship management, operations and corporate governance and is a member of the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) Inc and Australian Institute of Company Directors. Craig is… 

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Margo Lydon

Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary

Margo Lydon is the Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary of SuperFriend – Industry Funds’ Mental Health Initiative

SuperFriend delivers targeted solutions, advocacy and insights to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all profit-to-member super funds, insurers and their members. Margo’s work forms a robust and critical bridge between the mental health, superannuation and life insurance industries. Margo has 18 years’ experience in mental health. She also has an extensive background leadership,… 

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