Our people

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Our Board of Directors

LUCRF Super is governed by the trustee of the fund, L.U.C.R.F Pty Ltd.

The trustee acts in the best interests of all members and obtains professional independent advice to assist in achieving the fund’s objectives.

Employer Representatives

Chair - Joseph Di Leo
Date started 1/03/2018

Extensive business experience in multiple senior positions and industries. Is a former Managing Director of Allied Mills Australia, with previous experience as the Chief Operating Officer of GrainCorp Ltd and a number of senior roles in the rail freight sector. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Namoi Cotton Ltd.

  • Master of Business in Accounting and Finance
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Craig Taylor
Date started 30/03/2016

HR Director, Australia/New Zealand, Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd (2012 – current).

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma Industrial Relations
  • Cert. IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
 

Zivile Mockute
Date started 22/05/2017

Chief Financial Officer – Adecco, Australia (current)

  • Master of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Diploma of Business Management
  • Member of CPA
 

James Corbett
Date started 6/03/2019

Employee Relations Manager & HR Business Partner, Nestle Australia Ltd (2012 – current)

  • Graduate Diploma Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business (Major in Industrial Relations)
 

Member Representatives

Deputy Chairman - Tim Kennedy
Date started 11/02/2004

National Secretary, National Union of Workers (current)
Member, ISA Advisory Council (September 2016 – present)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.)
  • Master of Arts (Int. Relations)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Paul Richardson
Date started 12/12/2010

Assistant National Secretary, National Union of Workers (current)

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Caterina Cinanni
Date started 24/04/2010

National Education & Campaign Coordinator/ National President, National Union of Workers (current)

  • Bachelor of Economics and Commerce
  • Post Grad. of Labour Law
  • Cert. IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Sam Roberts
Date started 19/06/2014

General Branch Secretary, National Union of Workers (current)

  • Bachelor of Laws
 

Susan Allison
Date started 27/02/2018

Victorian Branch Secretary, National Union of Workers (current)

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)
 

Independent Directors

Ann Byrne
Date started 01/01/2015

Compliance Committee Independent Member, Blackrock Investment Management (Australia) Ltd (present)
Director and Chair of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee, Oxfam Australia Ltd (current)
CEO, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, Ltd, (May 2008 – October 2013)
CEO, Unisuper, 2000 – 2008
CEO, Superannuation Trust of Australia, 1993 – 2000

  • Harvard Business School, Leadership Program
  • Graduate Diploma Superannuation and Human Resource Development
  • Higher Diploma Teaching Secondary (Deakin University)
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of AIST
 

Judith Smith
Date started 01/01/2015

Member of Investment Committee, Industry Funds Management (2005 - present)
Head of Private Equity (1998 – October 2013) National Mutual Funds Management (1984 – 1995)

  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Securities Institute. Dip.
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons)
 

Non-Executive Investment Committee

Greg Nolan
Investment Committee Member
Date started 15/03/2016

  • Bachelor of Economics and Politics
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Details about director attendance over the last seven years can be found here.

Appointment to the board

The procedure for appointing directors is set out in the fund’s Trust Deed and Rules. The general secretary of the National Union of Workers nominates member representatives in writing. Employer representatives and independent directors are appointed on the recommendations of nominating committees.

Our Executive Team

The Executive team has authority for planning and managing the activities of LUCRF Super.

Executives

Charlie Donnelly
Chief Executive Officer
Date started 28/7/2014

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Leigh Gavin
Chief Investment Officer
Date started 17/05/2016

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Graduate Diploma Applied Finance and Investments
  • Masters of Applied Finance and Investments
 

Therese Kenny
Chief Financial Officer
Date started 9/10/2017

  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • CA Program, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
 

Carl Michael
Chief Technology Officer
Date started 24/08/2015

  • MBA (Technology Management)
  • Master of Strategic Foresight
  • Certificate of Computer Programming
  • B.Sc (Physics, Maths)
  • Australian Computer Society Certified Professional and Senior Member
  • Enterprise Architecture Framework Certification
 
 

Antony Thow
Deputy CEO / Chief Operating Officer
Date started 3/05/2010

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)
  • Admitted to legal practice
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

     

Chris Deakin
Executive Manager, Distribution
Date started 28/02/2019

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
 

Renata Tuccitto
Acting Executive Manager, Brand & Experience
Date started 20/05/2019

  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments
  • Master of Marketing
 

Alison Anthony
Chief Risk Officer, Company Secretary
Date started 29/04/2019

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Diploma of Financial Services
  • Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors