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Resource Super
Board of Directors

John Hefferan

Executive Chair

John joined the Board of Resource Super Holdings Pty in 2017 and became Chairman in 2019.

He has over 30 years of experience in management, finance and taxation. During this time, John has worked for both private and listed companies in Australia and the UK, including Opalcorp, Boosey and Hawkes (UK), Mercury Asset Management (UK), AMP, and HarTec Ltd. In 2001, John co-founded Qi Wealth, a financial services firm built to bring together a multi-disciplinary team of experienced wealth management professionals. John is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology, is a registered tax agent, a member of both the National Tax Association of Australia (NTAA) and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

John is also director of Digital Network Group Pty Ltd.

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Brett Wing

Executive Director

Brett joined the Board of Resource Super in 2011. Brett has over 30 years’ experience in financial services with a deep understanding of the superannuation sector. He is a successful leader and has expertise in providing solutions for organisations involving multiple stakeholders.
Brett is a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (SAFIN), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and has attended the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program.

Brett Wing

Nick Scarf

Non-Executive Director

Nick joined the board of Resource Super in 2022 as a Non-Executive Director. He is also an Executive Director of Marex Australia, where he is Chief Operating Officer. Nick has 30 plus years’ experience in running finance broking, clearing and trading businesses in the Asia Pacific region. His past roles include CEO of Genesis Proprietary Trading and as Managing Director, Country Head of Societe Generale Securities in both Singapore and Australia. He has solid M&A skills and a successful track record creating good businesses with strong cultures. He holds a Bachelor of Business from ACU and has been an ASIC ‘Key Person’ on several AFS Licenses.

Nic is also a member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

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Senior Management

Nic Clark

Executive General Manager

Nic is an accomplished senior manager with over 15 years’ experience predominately in the Resource Sector. He joined Resource Super in 2014 and is currently the Executive General Manager of the Company. In this role Nic is directly accountable for the supervision of operations Australia-wide.

As part of the Executive Team Nic’s focus is on the strategic positioning of the company, development and implementation of budgets and organisational structure. He also represents the business across the East Coast of Australia working with new and existing employers.

Nic holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Communication from QUT and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning).

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Todd Livesley

General Manager – West Coast

Todd has been working in the superannuation industry for nearly 20 years.  He began working at MLC in Sydney in a Customer Service role whilst embarking on further studies. Todd has worked in a variety of senior roles across both Retail and Industry Funds, including Relationship Management, Business Development and Financial Planning.   

Having spent a decade at NAB,  he first began working for Resource Super in 2016 which was the catalyst for his move to Perth, where he continues to reside.  Todd recently rejoined the team as General Manager – West Coast.   

Todd enjoys the diversity of his role which allows him to be part of the management team, whilst also interacting with employers, members and industry partners.  Todd holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. 

Todd Livesley

Scott Cullen

Head of Member Engagement

Scott’s role is to foster long-term partnerships with employers and provide exceptional service to members. Scott has worked in the superannuation industry since 2010 and leverages this experience to help members along their super journey, whether they are at the beginning of their working life or nearing retirement.

He joined Resource Super in 2022 and is passionate about raising superannuation knowledge when speaking with members. Part of his role is travelling to workplaces and mine sites to deliver information sessions and consultations.

Scott holds a Diploma of Financial Services, DFP5v1, TASACLv1 and is RG146 Qualified.

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Jarrad Bleechmore

Head of SMSF

Jarrad joined Resource Super in 2013. He has more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. Jarrad provides technical expertise and advice to individual members of Resource Super. Jarrad specialises in self-managed superannuation funds, home and investment loan structuring, contribution strategies, investment, and superannuation and retirement planning.

Jarrad completed his Bachelor of Business with the University of Technology Sydney.

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Krystal Day

Head of Insurance

Krystal joined Resource Super in 2015 and is currently our Insurance Manager. Krystal’s responsibilities include overseeing both Claims and Underwriting teams and managing relationships with all internal and external Insurance stakeholders.  Krystal has a degree in Business Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and close to 10 years’ experience in the group and retail insurance space.

Krystal Day

Trustee
Board of Directors

Patricia Montague

Chair

Patricia Montague joined the Board on 1 October 2020 and was appointed Chair on 5 December 2023. Patricia has over 30 years senior management experience in financial services with significant depth in wealth management and banking. She brings transformational leadership, risk governance and commercial acumen gained from working in ASX100 companies. She has over a decade of experience operating at Board level both as a Non- Executive Director and as an Executive at CBA, BT Financial Group, AMP and Genworth as well as Board and Council membership of the Financial Services Council (FSC) and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). Patricia is also on the Board of Hume Bank, where she is the Chair of the Remuneration and Succession Committee and a member of the Risk Committee. Patricia has a Bachelor of Arts (Pure Mathematics and Economics) from Queens University of Belfast and is a member of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

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Alexis Dodwell

Director

Alexis Dodwell joined the Board on 18 December 2015. Alexis is a risk, compliance, and corporate governance specialist, having worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, most recently at Perpetual Limited and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Alexis became the chair of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee from 1 September 2018. Alexis has a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Economics, and Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and has completed the Director Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has a portfolio of Compliance Committee and Non-Executive Director roles.

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Keith Knapman

Director

Keith Knapman joined the Board on 1 June 2020. Keith has more than 30 years’ experience in the superannuation investment industry with extensive experience in all aspects of investment and actuarial consulting. This includes funding, insurance and compliance advice, liability driven investment solutions, and benefit redesigns including defined benefits to defined contribution conversions, successor fund transfers and transfers resulting from mergers and acquisitions. Keith has a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University and is a former Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

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Peter Gunning

Director

Peter Gunning, CFA serves as Vice Chairman, Head of APAC. In this role, Peter focuses on ensuring that Russell Investments leverages all of the firm’s wide array of investment capabilities and expertise to fully benefit clients. He also is responsible for strategic oversight of Russell Investments’ business in the Asia-Pacific region including Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. In addition, he serves on Russell Investments’ executive committee. Previously, Peter served as Global Chief Investment Officer, with responsibility for all aspects of the firm’s investment division worldwide. Peter Gunning joined the firm’s Sydney office in 1996.

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