ACSI appoints CEO

The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has announced the appointment of Louise Davidson as its new chief executive officer.

Davidson is currently the environmental, social and governance investment manager at the $30 billion industry superannuation fund, Cbus and long-standing chair of the Mother’s Day Classic fun run for breast cancer research.

She takes over the role from Gordon Hagart, who is returning to Europe.  


Local Government Super (LGS) has appointed Craig Peate GAICD  as the chair of the board, replacing Bruce Miller MAICD following the conclusion of his two-year term.

Peate, an existing director, has over 35 years experience with Tweed Shire Council, and serving as the chair of the board’s governance and remuneration committee as well as a member of the investment committee.

Miller will continue as a director and has taken up the position of deputy chair.

LGS has also appointed Katherine O’Regan and Jeff Morris as directors, representing Local Government NSW on the board.

O’Regan and Morris replace existing directors Leo Kelly OAM and Keith Rhoades. Kelly retires after more than 15 years of service on the board and Rhoades, the current president of Local Government NSW, concludes a two-year term as director at the end of March.

Peate and Miller took up their positions on 31 March 2015. O’Regan and Morris commenced their roles on 1 April 2015.