Anna Meares OAM has a 15 year career spanning four consecutive Olympics over which she collected 18 gold medals, 16 silver and 10 bronze at World, Commonwealth and Olympic levels. She is also the speaker at our upcoming Christmas Lunch in Sydney. Read this article to learn more about her and then secure your ticket.
Ask Jane Dharam, Manager Client Strategies and Products with Funds SA, about her very first job in the superannuation industry and her eyes will lighten up: “It was fascinating. My first job was as an investment research analyst, researching companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and making recommendations to buy, sell or hold them. There were so many things I loved about the job,” says Jane who was born in Queensland and now lives in Adelaide.
Women in Super member Mel Birks is in the Women in Super spotlight this month. One of her great motivations for working in this industry is one that she shares with many of our exceptional members: to make sure that members who have more modest balances still get access to good, low-cost products as their super is pooled with other members to get the best deal.
This month it is Julie Steed’s turn to be in the Women in Super spotlight. Julie is the Senior Technical Services Manager for Australian Executor Trustees and very passionate about one thing: helping others with super and making the best of their finances.
Women in Super are pleased to be hosting Deanne Stewart as one of several mentors participating in our upcoming Speed Mentoring event on Thursday 28 June. With the upcoming retirement of First State Super’s longstanding CEO Michael Dwyer, Deanne will be stepping into the CEO role later this year. We caught up with Deanne to gain some pre-event insights into her leadership journey from Fullbright Scholar to CEO.