New CEO appointment at NGS Super06 Jun 2023 3 min read
NGS Super celebrates CEO appointment: Focus on Education, Equality, and ESG
NGS Super, the industry super fund for Australia’s independent education sector, has appointed Natalie Previtera to the role of Chief Executive Officer, following an extensive national recruitment process.
Natalie’s permanent appointment to lead the fund follows nine months acting in the role, it has unanimous support of the Board, and a clear agenda to achieve the Fund's goal of being the chosen fund for education professionals.
Natalie was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer in August 2022, following her appointment as Chief Risk and Governance Officer in 2021, after joining the fund in 2019.
NGS Super Chair, Geoff Newcombe, said, “Natalie was a stand-out to lead NGS into our next phase, she brings unique expertise and perspective to the role with over 20 years of experience in financial services teamed with a genuine passion to continue to increase our value to members and employers as the fund for the education sector.
“As a fund, we understand the challenges that workers and employers in the education sector face, and we deliver low-cost, high-quality products, resources, and relationships to meet these needs. Natalie has a proven track record of deepening our understanding of our members and delivering personalised service, while always remembering the history of the sector we serve.
“Natalie also has a strong commitment to environment, social and governance matters, aligning with NGS’ commitment to deliver long-term sustainable returns, while ensuring member’s funds are invested for good.
“On behalf of the NGS Super Board, I congratulate Natalie on the appointment, we’re confident and excited about our future together,” Newcombe concluded.
Natalie added, “Together, with the team, we’ll strengthen our offering as the fund of choice for the education sector, remain focused on strong risk management and protection for our members, and we’ll deliver better experiences that help our members build their tomorrow, and to increase financial security and equality for all Australians.”
“I believe strongly there is a place for small and medium funds in Australia’s superannuation landscape that are delivering value and positive outcomes for their members. Our purpose is to help our members and the world prepare for tomorrow, this drives everything we do from our fund strategy to our investment philosophy and products, to the support and services we offer our members,” she said.
Natalie holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Graduate Diploma in applied Corporate Governance, and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and is an admitted Solicitor in New South Wales.