Strengthening the Australian superannuation industry

Strengthening the Australian superannuation industry

May 1
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (AFSA), Chief Executive Officer, Martin Fahy to the 2019 Trustee program.


Martin Fahy, Chief Executive Officer, AFSA

Event overview

Guest speaker Martin Fahy will present on strengthening the Australian superannuation industry for a better retirement, examining the role of the superannuation sector in supporting Australian retirees.

Mr Fahy will also discuss trust, accountability and returning value to customers through challenges posed by the revelations of the Royal Commission and the recommendations of the Productivity Commission; and long term structural changes in Australia’s economy that present future challenges to delivering strong retirement outcomes.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Martin Fahy
Chief Executive Officer, AFSA

Martin Fahy is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). Martin joined ASFA in November 2016 and prior to this was a Managing Consulting Partner at KPMG where he worked with clients across financial services and other sectors to drive transformational change. Before joining KPMG, Martin was the Asia Pac Practice Leader for the Hackett Group, a global benchmarking and finance transformation strategy firm.

From 2007 to 2011, Martin was the CEO of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), the premier membership organisation for financial services industry professionals in Australasia. Prior to this, Martin led strategy and development as a Regional Director for Asia Pacific for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and previously enjoyed a 15 year academic career in Ireland, France and the United States.

Martin was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland in 2001. He holds a Ph.D in Information Systems from University College Cork as well as undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Information Systems and Accounting from the NUI. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at Montana State University. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney, where he is also Chair of the Centre for Management and Organisation Studies (CMOS) Advisory Board. 

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