SuperFriend’s Expert Advisory Committee (EAC) assists the Board in its oversight of the innovation activities of SuperFriend. The EAC acts as an advisory and consultative committee to the Board and Management.
Committee Member, SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee; General Manager, Group Insurance, TAL
SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee Member
Jenny has been with TAL for more than 15 years. With a strong background founded in finance, her experience includes roles such as Head of Finance and GM of Commercial, and responsibility for the strategic, operational and commercial outcomes of the business. She remains at TAL after all these years because of her passion for…Read more
Committee Member, SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee
Dr Laura Kirby is an Organisational Psychologist with over a decade of experience in workplace mental health and wellbeing.
As the former Chief Executive of CommuniCorp, Laura has partnered with SuperFriend for many years to help develop and deliver Mental Health & Wellbeing Training and is both passionate and a strong advocate for the positive impact that workplaces can have on mental health. Laura continues to independently consult with a wide range of organisations…Read more
Committee Member, SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee; Director, Policy and Projects, Mental Health Australia
Harry Lovelock is Director of Policy and Projects at Mental Health Australia.
He has been working in leadership roles in the mental health sector for over 20 years including state government and professional associations for psychiatry and psychology. He led the establishment of the Mental Health Professions’ Association and Mental Health Professions Network on which he was a Board member and Chaired the Evaluation Committee. He has…Read more
Committee Member, SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee; Executive Manager Corporate Services, CareSuper
Mark’s philosophy at CareSuper is: ‘a positive internal culture helps us build momentum, and in turn, create growth for members.’ It is for this reason that he was compelled to join the SuperFriend Program Committee.
Mark develops and implements CareSuper’s operational strategy across its people and culture, business intelligence, corporate finance and technology departments. Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in leadership positions supporting health and wellbeing and over 30 years’ experience working in financial services and other highly regulated industries. Before joining CareSuper in 2017, he held senior…Read more
Margo Lydon is the Chief Executive Officer 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.
SuperFriend is proud to acknowledge the leadership and direction of our Board of Directors. The Board is chaired by Cbus Super CEO, David Atkin, and is mostly comprised of senior executives from SuperFriend’s Partner Funds, together with Independent Directors. The Board meets four times a year and is responsible for the oversight of the strategic direction, governance, risk, finance and SuperFriend’s long-term sustainability.
SuperFriend advocates for, equips and empowers profit-to-member superannuation funds and insurers to achieve mentally healthy workplaces for their staff and members. Can you imagine an Australia where all workplaces are mentally healthy? That’s our vision. Pure and simple.