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Executives

Meet LGS Executive Leadership team. Every member of our diverse team plays a vital role in our continuing growth and success.

Chief Executive Officer

David Smith

David Smith

Masters of Business Administration

"Over the past 20 years, LGS has become one of Australia's leading super funds, and our focus is to take the opportunity to build on this success and to provide our members with a long-term, sustainable financial future."

David Smith has over 17 years of experience in Chief Executive Officer roles in the financial services industry and the not-for-profit sector, both in Australia and New Zealand.

David is currently the Chair of the Children's Cancer Institute (Medical Research) in Sydney. He co-founded the management consulting firm, Equip Corporate Advisory, and was previously Chief Executive Officer at both AXIS Speciality Australia and Zurich Financial Services.

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Chief Investment Officer

Craig Turnbull

Craig Turnbull

Bachelor of Economics, CFA

"When we make investments, we are really investing our members' future; so it's a very important responsibility"

Craig Turnbull has worked in the investment sector for over 30 years as a portfolio manager, a fund manager and a chief investment officer, developing an expert understanding of both local and international equity markets.

Craig joined the management team in July 2008.

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Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary

Donna Heffernan CPA

Donna Heffernan

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

"Our focus is on long-term returns for our members as well as a truly sustainable future for our environment."

Donna Heffernan has over 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, initially in accounting, auditing and taxation, and has held senior positions in both the private and government sectors. During the last 15 years, she has specialised in compliance and governance within the superannuation industry.

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Chief Operating Officer

Tony Griffin FIPA

Tony Griffin

"My goal is to ensure we operate efficiently, delivering our members superior, value for money service."

Tony Griffin has significant experience as a finance professional, in investment operations and general management, holding senior positions within superannuation, fund administration and investment management for over 20 years.

Tony oversees the day-to-day operations of LGS, managing our service providers to ensure that all activities are performed within agreed service and quality standards. Tony is also responsible for ensuring that the key financial objectives of the fund are met.

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Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle Hopwood

Michelle Hopwood

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

"Promoting the benefits of super and engaging our members means we can play an important part in their long-term financial wellbeing."

Michelle Hopwood has extensive experience in marketing and communications, with a focus on strategy, brand management, direct marketing and member communications. She has held senior roles within superannuation, banking, energy and health insurance.

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Head of Risk and Quality Assurance

Andrew Gledhill FAIST

Andrew Gledhill

Andrew Gledhill has over 35 years of expertise in the superannuation industry across both both retail and not-for-profit funds, and has held senior positions involving administration, business development and governance with a variety of organisations.

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