Executive team

Scott Cameron

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Cameron was appointed Chief Executive Officer to lead both Equip and Catholic Super in September 2019. The two organisations joined forces to create one of Australia’s largest profit-for-member superannuation funds in late 2019.

Scott is an experienced CEO and CFO. He has worked across global corporate, financial services and advisory environments with a track record of integrating and expanding highly complex environments. Most recently, Scott served as CEO for Computershare’s Australia and New Zealand region, bringing market leading services to corporate clients in multiple markets and countries. He was also a member of Computershare’s global leadership team and co-head of Global Diversity. Prior to his role as Regional CEO Scott was Computershare’s Chief Financial Officer for the Asia-Pacific region. During his time as CFO and then CEO, Computershare completed a number of acquisitions and integrations. Prior to Computershare Scott was a Partner at Ernst & Young (EY).

Scott holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a chartered accountant.

Appointed: September 2019

Scott Cameron

Marc Pizzichetta

Chief Financial Officer

Marc Pizzichetta is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for both Equip and Catholic Super with strategic oversight of finance, technology, property and procurement. Marc was appointed to the joint venture role after serving as CFO for CSF Pty Ltd. In a career leading multi-disciplined teams across finance, superannuation, wealth management, investment and technology, Marc held the CFO reins at Kinetic Super and Victorian Funds Management Corporation. In addition to these executive roles, Marc also worked at Aviva and KPMG, is a chartered accountant, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has an MBA from Monash Business School.

Appointed: October 2018

Andrew Howard

Chief Investment Officer

Andrew is the Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for leading the investment strategy and portfolio management for the Equip Fund. Andrew holds over 25 years’ experience in the investment industry, including extensive knowledge across all aspects of investment management, including investment strategy and portfolio construction.

Prior to joining Equip in November 2021, Andrew previously worked in senior leadership positions including Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Hostplus and Chief Investment Officer at VicSuper. In his earlier career he held roles at Mercer, Treasury Group and Frontier. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University and a Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance and Investments from FINSIA and is also a Fellow of FINSIA.

Appointed: November 2021

Natalie Alford

Natalie Alford

Executive Officer, Governance and Risk

Natalie's portfolio of responsibilities includes the risk and compliance, legal and company secretarial functions. She joined Equip from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), where she was a manager in the Specialised Institutions Division, leading analysts in the prudential supervision and risk assessment of large and complex industry funds. Natalie's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from Bond University, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law in Melbourne and a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

Appointed: November 2017

Sarah Guthleben

Sarah Guthleben

Executive Officer, People & Culture

Sarah brings valuable insights from a range of industry sectors into her role as Executive Officer, People and Enablement. Sarah promotes knowledge and an operating environment that enables our people to deliver the outcomes expected by the fund's members and employers. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Distinction) from RMIT and a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrated Human Studies from the University of Western Australia. Prior to her appointment as Executive Officer, Sarah held other senior positions in the organisation from May 2011.

Appointed: October 2014

Anna Papile

Anna Papile

Executive Officer, Strategic Operations and Delivery

Anna is responsible for the end to end delivery of services and administration to the funds’ employers and members. She is a highly experienced, dynamic and results driven executive with strong leadership skills, with over 25 years’ experience and business acumen in the areas of business transformation, operational excellence and client relationship management. A customer focused, strategic thinker with a proven ability to lead and successfully execute major projects and transformational change programs.

Most recently, Anna was the Regional Director of Operations for Computershare and over many years has led significant projects internally and client-driven business improvement, including leading all aspects of the business migration of the Australian Operations into a Global Service Model. She was also responsible for implementing Portfolio Management within the Australia & New Zealand business. Anna holds a number of management disciplines, such as Transformation practices inc. Lean Six Sigma, Project & Portfolio Mgt and Change Mgt.

Appointed: February 2021

Andrew Vogt

Executive Officer, Financial Planning

Andrew is responsible for the enhancement, management and oversight of the Financial Planning function for the Equip and Catholic Super funds. He holds a proven track record in building and leading financial services businesses through periods of significant change and transformation and is driven to deliver members an experience that puts their best financial interests first. With 20 years’ experience, Andrew has held a number of senior leadership roles in financial planning, including organisations such as State Plus, First State Super and Health Super respectively. Andrew holds a Diploma of Financial Planning, is a certified Financial Planner and is presently undertaking a Master in Organisational Leadership at Melbourne Business School.

Appointed: February 2021

Charlie Yanni

Executive Officer, Employer Relationships and Growth

Charlie is the Executive Officer, Employer Relationships and Growth and is responsible for identifying and pursuing the Inorganic Growth Strategy, and leading the teams who support both Equip and Catholic Super employers. Charlie joined Equip in August 2018, following a long career in the finance industry from 2004. He has a strong history of supporting corporates with their superannuation arrangements. Prior to his time at Equip, he also worked for REST Industry Super and LUCRF Super. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Business Law from Monash University.

Appointed: August 2021

Brent Retallick

Brent Retallick

Executive officer, Transformation and Technology

Brent Retallick is the Executive officer of Transformation and Technology, a role that is responsible for supporting the future growth of the fund. Brent joined Equip in November 2020, to develop the transformation roadmap and support the fund in achieving its strategic growth objectives after the fund’s joint venture with Catholic Super, and a series of SFTs.

Brent has extensive experience in leading customer and operations transformations in financial services, energy and resources. Brent brings a wealth of experience to Equip, and a background of making sure change programs deliver exceptional customer experiences and drive positive outcomes for organisations.

Appointed: April 2022