Join Women in Super for lunch to hear from Karen Chester, Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, who will be talking about the draft report into Alternative Default Models for super.
Some funds receive a large portion of their membership via the current default arrangements for super. The Commission is examining alternative ways to allocate default members to default products. How might members and funds be impacted if the recommendations in the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Alternative Default Models for super are adopted? Karen will be speaking about the draft report, draft recommendations and what the next steps are.
About Karen Chester - Karen Chester was appointed a Commissioner with the Productivity Commission in December 2013 and Deputy Chair in May 2016.
Prior to her Government appointments, Karen was a Partner at Mercer and Global Head of Infrastructure. Before joining Mercer, Karen was a Partner at Access Capital Advisers, having been the CEO of its corporate predecessor ─ Access Economics.
Karen has also held directorships on several Australian infrastructure company boards and before moving to the private sector held senior economic policy roles in the Australian Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
In 2015, the Government appointed Karen to Chair an expert panel to undertake a capability review of Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).
Karen has a first class honours degree in economics from the University of Queensland.
Please note: this event is open to members and non-members (women and men).