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Meet our new Chairman, CEO and Board Directors

 

Meet our new Chairman, CEO and Board Directors

Get to know some of the new people responsible for managing your super.

The superannuation industry has undergone immense regulatory change over the past few years and further changes are expected to occur that will make scale (the

Over the past couple of months there have been some changes to the EISS Super Board and executive leadership. We are pleased to welcome our new Chairman Peter Tighe and Directors; Mike Bowan, Mark Lennon and Nigel Lowry. Lance Foster, who has been EISS Super’s Chief Financial Officer for the past six years, has also been appointed as our Chief Executive Officer.

Our new Directors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the fund that is sure to benefit members as we continue to execute our merger strategy to ensure members’ interests are protected for the long-term.

“I’m delighted to have been appointed to the position of Chairman of EISS Super, and I’m committed to working with the Board and senior management team to ensure the fund continues to run in the best interests of its members. In addition to successfully merging with another fund we will focus on ensuring the fund’s improved investment performance continues and that members receive excellent service and support,” said Peter.

Our new CEO, Lance Foster also commented, “It is a privilege to be leading an industry super fund, that I have been part of for over six years. I look forward to collaborating with Peter, the Board and my executive team to leverage new opportunities to maximise the outcomes for our members.

Over the past six years I’ve been lucky enough to have met a number of EISS Super members and employers and these interactions have given me a clear understanding of the priorities for the fund to make sure we provide superior service and the retirement our members deserve.” 

Meet our new Chairman, Directors and CEO

  

Peter Tighe

Chair

Peter recently joined the EISS Super Board as Chairman. He has 15 years’ experience as a Board member in the superannuation industry and has held directorships on a number of other boards. Peter was the National Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) for over 20 years’ and has extensive experience serving on government advisory boards.


Mike Bowan

Director

Mike joined the EISS Super Board in September 2021. He is an experienced corporate lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry and expertise as an in-house legal counsel, and in stakeholder management, risk, audit and compliance. He has spent much of his career in the banking sector in senior executive roles and is currently the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Essential Energy.


Nigel Lowry

Director

Nigel joined the EISS Super Board in 2021. He has over 20 years’ experience across a range of sectors including energy, real estate and investment management. Nigel has completed numerous high value M&A, financing and real estate transactions involving a wide range of unique corporate structures. He also has considerable expertise in corporate governance, having worked closely with the boards of listed and unlisted entities for many years. Nigel is currently the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Ausgrid.


Mark Lennon

Director

Mark joined the EISS Super Board in 2021. He is an experienced Director having held positions on numerous boards and industry bodies, including First State (Aware) Super and was the Secretary of Unions New South Wales from 2008 to 2015. Mark is currently a Director of Aware Financial Services, McKell Institute and Sydney Financial Forum, Trustee of the Australian Labor Party NSW branch and Treasurer of APHEDA (Union Aid Abroad).


Lance Foster

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Lance is responsible for the management of EISS Super, ensuring the Board is provided with expert advice and that decisions are implemented across the fund. He has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services and wealth management industries in both financial and operational roles. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Lance was the Chief Financial Officer of EISS Super for 6 years.