10 June 2024

UniSuper Board Director Nicolette Rubinsztein has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to business and finance in the King’s Birthday Honours List for 2024

UniSuper congratulates Independent Director Nicolette Rubinsztein who has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to business, particularly the finance and commerce sectors.

Nicolette is a highly respected leader and author in the fields of superannuation policy, retirement, and gender diversity. She has also been a prominent advocate for women in STEM and in the business community.

Peter Chun, Chief Executive Officer, UniSuper, said:

“On behalf of UniSuper and my executive team, I want to congratulate Nicolette on this outstanding recognition. Nicolette has made an extraordinary contribution to our Board since she joined almost a decade ago and is a passionate advocate for the role superannuation can play in improving the retirement outcomes for all Australians, particularly women. She continues to be an inspiration for women in business and we are thrilled for her today.”

Formerly a senior executive in the wealth management industry, Nicolette joined the UniSuper Board on 1 December 2015. In that time, she has been Chair of the Insurance Committee (since 2017) and Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee since (since 2023).

Nicolette currently holds non-executive directorships in the finance industry and a pro bono role on the Conexus Institute Advisory Board. She was formerly President of the Actuaries Institute in 2019 and previously on the board of ASFA from 2007 to 2015 and chair of its Super System Design Council.

Ms Rubinsztein has been widely recognised for her work in superannuation policy and was previously awarded ASFA Lifetime Membership, ASFA Distinguished Service Award and the inaugural Financial Services Council Industry Excellence Award. Ms Rubinsztein is also a UNSW Alumni Leader, a member of Macquarie University’s Faculty of Business and Economics Industry Advisory Board, a member of AICD APRA Regulated Entities Forum and author of the book "Not Guilty".

For media inquiries, please contact:

James Cameron - UniSuper
Manager, Brand & Media
+61497 913 333

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About UniSuper
UniSuper is one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds and is run solely for the benefit of its members. For over forty years, UniSuper has been managing super for people employed in the higher education and research sector, and as of 2021 opened the fund to all Australians. UniSuper currently invests over $135 billion on behalf of more than 647,000 members^.

^As at 31 March 2024.

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