Board and leadership team
Bringing together experts, innovators and thought leaders from across the SMSF industry.
Chairman - independent
Richard brings decades of experience from his previous role as partner at accounting firm KPMG. Serving on KPMG’s National Board and National Executive Committee, as well as a non-executive director for a number of public, private and not for profit companies, Richard is passionate about providing strategic advice to the financial services sector.
In 2007, Richard was appointed a member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his service to the community and leadership role in a number of charities. Since 2014, he has held office as Tribunal of the Statutory and Other Officers Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT).
Director - 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.
Director - independent
Amanda is Board Director, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief of Startups of IBM Australia and New Zealand. With over 20 years’ experience working as a senior executive in Fortune 500 companies in the US and Asia Pacific, she brings extensive strategic marketing, business transformation and innovation experience to the board. As a co-founder and Founding Co-CEO of a New York based social media and big data startup, Amanda is passionate about using early stage technology to bring about significant transformational change, a growth mindset and disruption to traditional business models.
Chief Executive Officer, SuperConcepts
Natasha is a highly respected business leader with over two decades of experience in the finance sector and a track record for delivering consistent and sustainable results with leading finance and insurance companies. As CEO of SuperConcepts, Natasha defines its strategic direction and is passionate about providing customer value. Natasha has previously held senior roles at Suncorp and Citigroup and has worked as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney. She holds an MBA, is an Associate membership of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chief Financial Officer | General Manager, Product
Adrian leads the team responsible for the finance function, including financial reporting, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, mergers and acquisitions and procurement. Adrian is also responsible for the product management function and SuperConcepts’ strategy. An accomplished senior leader with over two decades’ experience across law, finance and financial services, Adrian has previously held roles at Orica, Morgan Stanley and Clayton Utz.
Chief Customer Officer
James is responsible for leading the customer solutions function, drawing over 15 years’ experience in financial services and superannuation. He has held a variety of senior leadership roles and works with his team to continually improve the customer experience leveraging a background in digital and focus on innovation.
Chief Technology Officer
Kurt leads all IT aspects of SuperConcepts products and services. The former CEO and founder of Supercorp, he holds more than 30 years’ industry experience in the software and superannuation markets. As one of Australia’s most experienced executives in SMSF technology, Kurt is a thought leader and highly sought after expert in this dynamic and growing industry.
General Manager, Corporate Services
Naomi provides leadership for the business transformation and People & Culture teams. With over 16 years' wealth management experience, she has held senior positions at ANZ across sales, project management, customer experience and regulation. Her professional qualifications include an Executive MBA, Certified Financial Planner CFP(C) and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning
General Manager, Technical Services & Education
Peter and his team are responsible for the delivery of education and technical support services to our customers and staff. A highly regarded expert on SMSF government policy, regulation and technical issues, Peter also acts as our SMSF media spokesperson. Before joining SuperConcepts, Peter was National Technical Director for the SMSF Association, previously known as SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA).
General Manager, Business Development
Stephen is a highly skilled entrepreneur who has over 20 years’ experience with the SMSF industry where he established and ran the Justsuper business before joining SuperConcepts. In addition to being a well-respected SMSF leader, Stephen is also an SMSF Specialist Advisor and SMSF Specialist Auditor with the SMSF Association and an ASIC approved SMSF Auditor.
General Manager, Customer Service
A strong and dynamic team leader, Stuart is responsible for our customer service function. He brings a depth of knowledge to the role and a strong track record for delivering large change programs and operational management — most recently holding senior leadership roles at Perpetual. His broad skill base spans financial services, technology, operations and program management.