UniSuper picks CRO

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UniSuper has recruited a formed AXA and Zurich audit and compliance lead to be its new chief risk officer.

Andrew Raftis

The $85 billion industry super fund has appointed Andrew Raftis in the role to lead its risk and assurance team. 

Mr Raftis has taken the role after 20 years working internationally with AXA, American Insurance Group (AIG) and Zurich in roles including chief risk officer, chief auditor and chief compliance officer.


He returned to Melbourne in 2018 and has been on a number of boards and advisory committees, including the AMP employer-sponsored superannuation plan policy committee. 

Commenting on the appointment, Kevin O’Sullivan, chief executive said: “He brings with him a wealth of international and domestic risk management and assurance experience; and a track record for developing [leading-edge] best practices in risk, compliance and control functions.”

“He will be a valuable asset to the team.”

Mr Raftis added: “I am thrilled to be joining a fund with such a strong reputation for delivering excellent investment performance while also being member-focussed and a great place to work.”

He is set to commence in the role on Monday.


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Sarah Simpkins

Sarah Simpkins

Sarah Simpkins is a journalist at Momentum Media, reporting primarily on banking, financial services and wealth. 

Prior to joining the team in 2018, Sarah worked in trade media and produced stories for a current affairs program on community radio. 

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