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Board and leadership team

Bringing together experts, innovators and thought leaders from across the SMSF industry.

Board members

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Stuart Forsyth

Chairman - Independent

Stuart has extensive SMSF experience from his previous role as Assistant Deputy Commissioner Superannuation and, more recently, the non-executive director of SuperIQ Pty Ltd. Stuart is a director of a Brisbane based superannuation and consulting business. With his unique background across the industry, he brings a broad skill set spanning large organisational experience, current consulting knowledge and high level technical skills to the board.

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Sean O'Malley

Chief Transformation Officer, AMP Australia

Sean is the Chief Transformation Officer for AMP Australia. He has over 25 years of experience in delivering enhanced business results, primarily in the Australian financial services industry. Sean has extensive large scale business leadership experiences across Operations, Contact Centres, Sales and Transformation Programs for both AMP and Westpac. Sean has a reputation for conceiving, stimulating and executing transformational change.

Leadership team

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Grant Christensen

Chief Executive Officer

Grant is responsible for the management of SuperConcepts. He is also responsible for ensuring that the Board has been provided with expert advice and that decisions made are implemented across SuperConcepts. With over two decades’ experience in technology businesses and the last 13 years within the financial services sector, Grant has broad experience in a mix of large corporate, government and overseas organisations including executive and board experience.

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Gordon Fraser

Chief Financial Officer

Gordon is responsible for leading the finance function to deliver future focused insights, improve productivity, and drive accelerated growth in services to the SMSF market. He has more than 15 years’ experience in critically evaluating performance and developing insights and strategies to help drive the business in the areas of Superannuation, Insurance, Investments, Banking, Change Leadership and Business Transformation in Australia’s largest banking institutions.

Andy Forbes - Interim Chief Technology Officer

Andy Forbes

Chief Technology Officer

Andy heads up the technology division of SuperConcepts, leading a team of product experts, designers, developers and analysts to ensure our clients have access to the best platform to manage their client’s SMSFs. Innovation and design drive Andy’s passion for his work and this is being seen in the new processes, technology and thinking being applied to SuperConcepts’ SMSF & SAF administration software. Having been part of the SuperConcepts technology team for 13 years, Andy has great knowledge and insight into what clients need and how to translate that into easy-to-use and intuitive software.

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Kevin Sudlow

General Manager, Operations & Customer Service

Kevin has over 16 years’ experience in the SMSF sector. He has a strong understanding of customer needs and is well versed in compliance. An influential leader who is passionate about making the complex simple, empowering advisers and providing peace of mind for trustees. Kevin has delivered exceptional results in the development of offshore capabilities that support the growth of business units with a proven record in managing cultural change within teams and across operational sites.

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Annette Sheppard

General Manager, Growth

Annette’s primary role is to ensure that clients receive the best possible service from our specialised services suite. Annette has worked exclusively within the Self-Managed Super Fund industry for more than 13 years after previously holding various positions with Accounting and boutique Administration firms that serviced both SMSF’s and Corporate and Industry Super Funds and formed the foundations where she developed her skills and passion for Superannuation.

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Sherry Midgley

General Manager, People & Culture

Sherry has worked in the Human Resources sector in various different industries for over 25 years. Sherry is currently responsible for managing the people strategy and overseeing all aspects of the Human Resources function. Outside of work Sherry also sits on the board for the Northern Beaches Women's Shelter and is passionate about achieving equality for women in all areas of life.

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