About Us

Board & Leadership

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Our Leadership Team

SuperFriend’s executive leadership team is led by Acting CEO Dina Goebel and consists of executives with expertise in mental health, innovation, strategy and operations.

Dina Goebel
Acting CEO / GM – Strategy & Innovation

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Leanne Nicholson
GM – Business Operations & Performance / Company Secretary

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Our Board

SuperFriend is proud to acknowledge the leadership and direction of our Board of Directors.

The Board is Chaired by Cuscal Limited Chairman, Elizabeth Proust, and our Directors include senior representatives from SuperFriend’s Partner Funds, and Independent Directors. The Board meets at least four times a year and is responsible for overseeing the organisation’s strategy, governance, risk, finance, culture and long-term sustainability.

Elizabeth Proust (Chair)
Cuscal Limited – Chairman

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Teifi Whatley (Deputy Chair)
Australian Retirement Trust – Chief Strategy & Impact Officer

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Rose Kerlin
AustralianSuper – Group Executive, Membership & Brand

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Sarah Guthleben
Equip – Executive Officer, People and Culture

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Professor Niki Ellis
Independent Director

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Nicholas Vamvakas
Group Executive Strategy and Growth, Cbus

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Tyrone O’Neill
Group Executive Member Engagement, Rest

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Dina Goebel
Acting CEO / GM – Strategy & Innovation

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Leanne Nicholson
GM – Business Operations & Performance / Company Secretary

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Our Expert Advisory Committee

SuperFriend’s Expert Advisory Committee (EAC) acts as an advisory and consultative committee to the Board and Management. The Committee is Chaired by Professor Niki Ellis, Independent Director, and is responsible for overseeing the development and evaluation of SuperFriend’s innovative solutions.

Professor Niki Ellis (Chair)
Founder – Niki Ellis & Associates, Health Consultant

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Dr Laura Kirby
Organisational Psychologist

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Mark Lyons
CareSuper – Chief Capability Officer

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Stephanie Phillips
AIA Australia – GM, Shared Value Partnerships

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Katherine Kaspar
MIESF – Chief Executive Officer

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Maria Falas
ClearView Wealth – Head of Strategy & Transformation

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What are you looking for today?

Solutions

Build the mental health and wellbeing capability of your workplace through practical evidence-informed solutions.

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Research

Access the latest insights from Australia’s largest and longest running annual workplace mental health survey.

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Resources

Access a range of free resources including guides, articles, and videos with practical tips to help your workplace.

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