The Investment Committee helps the Board with the oversight of the investment of Fund assets. The Committee’s principal duties and responsibilities include: 
  • recommending to the Board the investment objectives for the Fund and its various member investment choice (MIC) options 
  • recommending to the Board the investment policy for the Fund  
  • reviewing the adequacy of QSuper MIC options and their ability to meet member retirement needs 
  • recommending the investment delegations for QSL management 
  • monitoring investment performance, including the performance of external investment managers 
  • discussing investment issues with the Board and/or management (and independent parties, if and when the need arises)
The Audit & Risk Committee operates across the QSuper Group. It helps the Board discharge its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities in relation to the following:
  • financial reporting 
  • internal controls 
  • risk management systems 
  • anti-money laundering 
  • licensing and other legal and regulatory issues
  • Investment administration
  • compliance 
  • internal and external audit functions.

The Committee helps the QSuper Board in fulfilling its regulatory oversight by ensuring that the QSuper Group has a clearly articulated and appropriate remuneration framework that fairly and responsibly rewards individuals having regard to performance, risk management, legislative requirements and the highest standards of governance. The Committee endeavours to ensure that the QSuper Group’s remuneration framework encourages behaviour that support:

  • protecting the interests, and meeting the reasonable expectations, of beneficiaries / shareholders;
  • the long term financial soundness of the Fund and any of its related entities; and
  • QSuper Group’s risk management framework.

The Committee also considers strategic human resource matters for the QSuper Group and assists the QSuper Board in matters related to the nomination of potential candidates to become QSuper Trustees.

The Board establishes committees that it sees appropriate, to help carry out its responsibilities. Each committee has a charter that sets out its composition, responsibilities, and administration. While committees have specific membership, all Trustees may attend meetings. The current Board committees are: