Directors

Directors

Employers and members are equally represented on the Trustee Board. The Trustee operates the National Office to coordinate the Fund’s management and development activities. External service providers have been appointed to handle the Fund’s investment, insurance and administration activities.

The Trustee Board meets quarterly, and an Attendance Register for the last 7 years is available here. Each director is also a member of at least one Board Committee, that operate in accordance with the Committees Charter and Terms of Reference. Each committee meets quarterly, with the exception of the Ethics Committee, which meets twice a year.

  • Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Board Governance & Remuneration Committee
  • Community Engagement Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Risk Committee

All Directors undertake ongoing education and training relevant to their duties to ensure they have appropriate skills with reference to the Fund’s Trustee Standards. Currently, the Board is comprised of:

Neville Cox (Chair)

Neville CoxQualifications: GradDipCM, FIPA, FGIA, FCIS, F Fin, JP.

Work: Neville is currently the Chairman of Advertiles Corporation, Chairman of Work Ventures, Chairman of Focus on the Family Australia, Chairman of the Australian College of Ministries and a director of Excelsia College.

Trustee: Neville has been a sponsor representative since March 2008. Neville brings a broad range of financial services expertise.

Fund Objectives: Neville’s focus is to see Christian Super optimise the return to members over time in the context of a Christian perspective.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Chair from September 2015
  • Chair of Investment Committee.
  • Member of Board Governance & Remuneration Committee.



John Peberdy (Deputy Chair)

John-Peberdy-200x300Qualifications: ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP, GAICD

Work: John’s portfolio includes a number of Christian and Business Boards, a small amount of consulting in Risk Management and General Management. Also an accredited Mentor, and hoping to build this part of the portfolio in due course

Trustee: John is an independent director and has been on the Board since 2013.

Fund Objectives: John hopes to see Christian Super demonstrate that an ethical organisation, focussed on honouring God through serving the Christian Community, can achieve excellence in performance.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Deputy Chair from October 2014
  • Chair of Board Governance & Remuneration Committee
  • Chair of Audit & Compliance Committee



Yvonne Boswarva

Yvonne BoswarvaQualifications: LLM, Post GradDip Acct, B Comm (Acct & BA), Cert. Gov, Chartered Accountant, FCPA.

Work: Yvonne is currently Executive Business Manager at Kingsway Christian College in Perth. She has previously held senior management and financial roles in the oil and gas industry, tertiary education and with KPMG.  Yvonne has held a number of Board appointments including an appointment to a corporate superannuation fund in the oil and gas industry.

Trustee: Yvonne joined the Board as a sponsor-appointed director in September 2016.

Fund Objectives: Yvonne’s focus as a member of the Board is to be a good steward of members’ retirement savings, making ethical decisions grounded on Biblical principles, supporting fund members in achieving a secure and rewarding retirement and striving for sound and sustainable investment returns.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Member of Audit and Compliance Committee
  • Member of Risk Committee



Paul Campey

Paul CampeyQualifications: FCA, BBus, MBA, Cert Gov, MAICD, MACEL, JP

Work: Paul is a Partner at Resolve Consulting Chartered Accountants and serves on the Boards of a number of Christian organisations in Australia and overseas. He has previously worked as Business Manager in two large Christian Schools.

Trustee: Paul has been a member representative since April 2011, and was re-elected in 2014 for a further 3-year term. Paul was also a sponsor representative from 1998 to 2003.

Fund Objectives: Paul’s focus is to provide excellent returns to members to enable them to have a purposeful retirement with all aspects of the Fund in accordance with Christian values.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Chair of Community Engagement Committee
  • Member of Board Governance & Remuneration Committee



Tony Deenick

Tony DeenickQualifications: BSc (Geology & Geophysics), MEd.

Work: Officially ‘retired’ since 2011 Tony now serves as Chairman of the Reformed Theological College Board and a director of Illawarra Christian Shool Association, as well as serving on a number of Christian Reformed Church committees, including the Business and Finance Committee. Previously Tony also worked as Principal of Covenant Christian School, National Director and State Executive Officer for Christian Education National, a teacher and board member at various schools and as an education consultant.

Trustee: Tony has been a sponsor representative since June 1995 and has a good understanding of priorities and concerns through his long-term involvement in Christian school movements.

Fund Objectives: Tony envisions Christian Super as fund that provides for the future financial needs of members so that they can serve the Lord with confidence.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Chair of Ethics Committee
  • Member of Investment Committee
  • Member of Community Engagement Committee
  • Previously Chair in 2000 and Deputy Chair from July 2011 to October 2014



Graeme Janes

Graeme JanesQualifications: B Bus. Member of ATEM.

Work: Graeme is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Christian Venues Association (CVA). CVA represents the interests of and advocates on behalf of its almost 200 members, spread throughout Australia. Prior to this Graeme worked as General Manager of Emmaus Bible College. During his time in this role he had , for periods of time, concurrently held the roles of Business Manager at growing Christian School in Sydney and CEO of Lutanda Children’s Services. Prior to this he worked in a senior management role in the commercial sector, as well as spending 15 years as the Program Director at The Collaroy Centre..

Trustee: Graeme has been a member representative since 2013, and was re-elected in 2014 for a further 3-year term.

Fund Objectives: Graeme desires to see Christian Super maintaining its position of providing above average returns to members, whilst at no time compromising its stance of being a strongly Biblical focused company. He would also like to see the company remain alert to members needs and concerns and be able to respond appropriately.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Member of Community Engagement Committee
  • Member of Ethics Committee



Ross Langford

Ross LangfordQualifications: B Com, FFin, JP. Member of AICD & RMA.

Work: Ross currently works as Head of Credit Assurance, Risk Management Australia, Rabobank. Previously he has worked as Head of Finance, Property & Administration at St George Christian School. He has also been a director of Baptist Financial Services Limited since March 2015.

Trustee: Ross has been a member representative since April 2008, and was re-elected in 2014 for a further 3-year term.

Fund Objectives: Ross hopes to see Christian Super become the number one fund choice for Christians, while remaining distinctly Christian, providing quality service at a reasonable cost, and encouraging the Christian sector to cooperate more closely.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Chair of the Risk Committee
  • Member of Board Governance & Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Investment Committee



Ruth Limkin

Ruth LimkinQualifications:BBus; GAICD; Assoc. Dip C Min.

Work: Ruth is currently the CEO of The Banyans Health and Wellness. Ruth has held previous roles as a consulting operations manager with Prominence Pty Ltd, the founding director of Next Steps Kindergarten, the CEO of Nexus Care and four years as Chief of Staff to the Queensland Speaker Fiona Simpson. Ruth also holds a number of other Board positions including Scripture Union Queensland and Northside Christian College.

Trustee: Ruth joined the Board as a sponsor-appointed director in September 2016.

Fund Objectives: Ruth’s desire is to see Christian Super as a leading superannuation fund, providing confidence and security for Members, releasing resources for good through diligent care, and demonstrating the positive nature of ethical leadership and investment.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Member of Community Engagement Committee
  • Member of Ethics Committee



Graeme Mitchell

Graeme MitchellQualifications: FCA (Chartered Accountant), FGIA, FCIS, JP.

Work: Graeme has worked previously as the Company Secretary of BaptistCare (formally Baptist Community Services NSW & ACT), and in professional practice as a Chartered Accountant. He has also held honorary positions as Director of Baptist Business College Limited, and Secretary/Treasurer of Baptist Foundation of NSW Limited. He holds the position of Company Secretary of Baptist Schools Australia Ltd, Director of Norwest Christian College Ltd and Chairman of the Kiah Ridge Campsite Committee of the Baptist Union of New South Wales. Graeme retired from the position of Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Financial Services Australia Limited at the end of 2014, and continues in professional practice as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent.
Trustee: Graeme has been a member representative since the merge of Funds (Christian Super and Australian Baptist Retirement Fund) in April 2003, and was previously a Trustee of the Australian Baptist Retirement Fund. He was re-elected in 2014 for a further 3-year term.

Fund Objectives: Graeme would like to see the fund maximise superannuation and insurance benefits for members, provide continuing income options for members in retirement, be the fund of choice for Christians, and the nominated default superannuation fund by employer organisations involved in Christian ministry.

Fund Responsibilities:

  • Member of Investment Committee
  • Member of Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Member of Risk Committee