WIS VIC Demystifies the Changes to Insurance

Understanding the implications for funds and outcomes to members, of the changes to insurance within superannuation

There is so much happening in relation to insurance in superannuation at the moment, from the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice to the recently released budget proposals and Productivity Commission’s draft report.

At this event you will hear from Kathryn Forrest, Executive General Manager, Operations, TelstraSuper and David Haynes, Senior Policy Manager, AIST. They will provide an invaluable look at the major impact of these changes, what they mean for funds, trustees, and in particular how they benefit members. If you have insurance in super, then you need to hear this! 


Kathryn is responsible for managing the in house Operations for TelstraSuper. This includes contribution processing, benefit payments, claims and insurance, employer relationships and member facing teams such as the Contact Centre.

Kathryn joined TelstraSuper in January 2016 having previously been the National Manager for Employer Relationships at UniSuper. She has been within the superannuation industry for over 25 years and brings extensive experience in both Accumulation and Defined benefit funds management.


Parliament, Government, Treasury, regulators and other key stakeholders in developing and implementing all aspects of superannuation policy, including major projects such as the Financial System Inquiry, the Tax Inquiry, MySuper, SuperStream, default fund selection, Insurance in Super taskforce and Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement (CIPRs).

David has 30 years’ experience in the industry including time as the CEO of Industry Fund Services and AUSfund, as an executive at Members Equity, as an account manager for Australian Administration Services (AAS), and as a trustee of a number of superannuation funds.

David holds a parallel role as Executive Superannuation Policy Advisor at IQ Group and is also a director of the SuperStream Gateway Network Governance Body and Chairs the Audit and Risk Committee of the Council of the Ageing (COTA) Victoria.

Please note: this event is open to all (members, non-members, women and men).



Wednesday 18 July 2018


12.00pm - 2.00pm


EY Office
Level 23, 8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne


Networking lunch followed by session


See below for ticket prices and to book

Kathryn Forrest, TelstraSuper


David Haynes, AIST

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