The newest director on the super fund’s board is an industry veteran and has previously held executive positions at the fund.
Lisbeth Rasmussen is the newest director on the State Super board. She previously served as chief investment officer before retiring from the position in 2016.
“Lisbeth Rasmussen is an outstanding investment industry professional,” said State Super chair Nicholas Johnson. “She has been appointed after an extensive search and competitive selection process in which I was closely involved.”
“I am confident that her proven skills will help State Super maintain its superior investment performance and leading member service standards even in today’s highly challenging superannuation environment.”
Ms Rasmussen has more than 30 years’ experience managing “large, complex funds” and has held a number of senior roles, including chief investment officer and group economist in Europe and Australia. She is a former director of Equipsuper and Togethr Trustees, and has an economics degree from the University of Copenhagen.
“I feel very privileged to join the board of State Super,” Ms Rasmussen said. “My new role gives me an opportunity to use my experience of investment markets and knowledge of State Super to serve our members and stakeholders to the best of my ability.”
Ms Rasmussen commenced her four-year term in March 2020.
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