Executive team

Scott Cameron

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Cameron was appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Equipsuper and Catholic Super in 2019. Under Scott’s leadership, these existing, strong and well-established organisations have come together to continue to build on and create a significant profit-to-member superannuation fund. He has overseen considerable growth during his time in the role, with the completion of successor fund transfers for Toyota Super and BOC Super in 2021.

He has extensive experience working across global corporate, financial services and advisory environments with a track record of integrating and expanding highly complex settings.

Prior to Equipsuper and Catholic Super, Scott was CEO of Computershare (Australia and New Zealand region), where he also jointly led Computershare’s Global Diversity initiative. Prior to Computershare, Scott was the Chief Financial Officer for Computershare’s Asia-Pacific region. Scott was a Partner at EY before joining Computershare.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Chartered Accountant.

Appointed: September 2019

Marc Pizzichetta

Chief Financial Officer

Marc Pizzichetta is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for both Equip and Catholic Super with strategic oversight of finance, technology, property and procurement. Marc was appointed to the joint venture role after serving as CFO for CSF Pty Ltd. In a career leading multi-disciplined teams across finance, superannuation, wealth management, investment and technology, Marc held the CFO reins at Kinetic Super and Victorian Funds Management Corporation. In addition to these executive roles, Marc also worked at Aviva and KPMG, is a chartered accountant, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has an MBA from Monash Business School.

Appointed: October 2018

Alexis Harrison

Chief Member Officer

Alexis' portfolio includes the Experience, Retirement, Product and Insights & Design functions, and as Chief Member Officer she is responsible for delivering outstanding experiences for our members and employers. Alexis has over 20 years' experience in the financial services sector, with the last 10 spent in superannuation.  

She is a progressive and innovative senior leader with a strategic, results-driven approach to driving commercial success. Alexis has an agile approach to optimising outcomes and delivering highly successful end-to-end experiences.

Most recently Alexis held senior leadership positions at VicSuper and Bell Potter Securities and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Appointed: July 2022

Andrew Howard

Chief Investment Officer

Andrew is the Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for leading the investment strategy and portfolio management for the Equip Fund. Andrew holds over 25 years’ experience in the investment industry, including extensive knowledge across all aspects of investment management, including investment strategy and portfolio construction.

Prior to joining Equip in November 2021, Andrew previously worked in senior leadership positions including Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Hostplus and Chief Investment Officer at VicSuper. In his earlier career he held roles at Mercer, Treasury Group and Frontier. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University and a Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance and Investments from FINSIA and is also a Fellow of FINSIA.

Appointed: November 2021

Natalie Alford

Executive Officer, Governance and Risk (On maternity leave)

Natalie's portfolio of responsibilities includes the risk and compliance, legal and company secretarial functions. She joined Equip from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), where she was a manager in the Specialised Institutions Division, leading analysts in the prudential supervision and risk assessment of large and complex industry funds. Natalie's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from Bond University, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law in Melbourne and a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

Appointed: November 2017

Ian Lancaster

Ian Lancaster

Executive Officer, Governance and Risk (Acting)

Ian is the Executive Officer, Governance & Risk, with responsibility for leading the governance, legal, risk, and compliance teams at Equip. Ian was appointed in July 2022 to fill this important role, while Natalie Alford is on maternity leave from August 2022 to June 2023.

Ian has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry and professional services firms.  This has provided extensive experience and a working knowledge across all aspects of banking, superannuation, investments and stockbroking.

In his previous role as Principal Advisor at Proximity, Ian supported Equip in the development of the Project Management  and Change Management Plan for the Process Controls & Design (Three Lines of Accountability Program).  Ian has previously held roles as the General Manager, Trustee Services at ESSSuper, and Chief Risk Officer at IOOF Group. Ian’s earlier experience included significant roles as Partner at Ernst & Young and executive roles with the ANZ Banking Group.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Economics; Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance and Investments (FINSIA), Graduate Diploma Business (Banking), and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ian is a professional membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Global Association of Risk Professionals; and was previously a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). 

Appointed: July 2022

Anna Papile

Executive Officer, Strategic Operations and Delivery

Anna is responsible for the end to end delivery of services and administration to the funds’ employers and members. She is a highly experienced, dynamic and results driven executive with strong leadership skills, with over 25 years’ experience and business acumen in the areas of business transformation, operational excellence and client relationship management. A customer focused, strategic thinker with a proven ability to lead and successfully execute major projects and transformational change programs.

Most recently, Anna was the Regional Director of Operations for Computershare and over many years has led significant projects internally and client-driven business improvement, including leading all aspects of the business migration of the Australian Operations into a Global Service Model. She was also responsible for implementing Portfolio Management within the Australia & New Zealand business. Anna holds a number of management disciplines, such as Transformation practices inc. Lean Six Sigma, Project & Portfolio Mgt and Change Mgt.

Appointed: February 2021

Andrew Vogt

Executive Officer, Financial Planning

Andrew is responsible for the enhancement, management and oversight of the Financial Planning function for the Equip and Catholic Super funds. He holds a proven track record in building and leading financial services businesses through periods of significant change and transformation and is driven to deliver members an experience that puts their best financial interests first. With 20 years’ experience, Andrew has held a number of senior leadership roles in financial planning, including organisations such as State Plus, First State Super and Health Super respectively. Andrew holds a Diploma of Financial Planning, is a certified Financial Planner and is presently undertaking a Master in Organisational Leadership at Melbourne Business School.

Appointed: February 2021

Charlie Yanni

Executive Officer, Employer Relationships and Growth

Charlie is the Executive Officer, Employer Relationships and Growth and is responsible for identifying and pursuing the Inorganic Growth Strategy, and leading the teams who support both Equip and Catholic Super employers. Charlie joined Equip in August 2018, following a long career in the finance industry from 2004. He has a strong history of supporting corporates with their superannuation arrangements. Prior to his time at Equip, he also worked for REST Industry Super and LUCRF Super. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Business Law from Monash University.

Appointed: August 2021

Brent Retallick

Executive officer, Transformation and Technology

Brent Retallick is the Executive officer of Transformation and Technology, a role that is responsible for supporting the future growth of the fund. Brent joined Equip in November 2020, to develop the transformation roadmap and support the fund in achieving its strategic growth objectives after the fund’s joint venture with Catholic Super, and a series of SFTs.

Brent has extensive experience in leading customer and operations transformations in financial services, energy and resources. Brent brings a wealth of experience to Equip, and a background of making sure change programs deliver exceptional customer experiences and drive positive outcomes for organisations.

Brent holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University.

Appointed: April 2022