Catholic Super and Equip welcome Andrew Howard as Chief Investment Officer

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 5 October, 2021 - Catholic Super and Equip welcome Andrew Howard as Chief Investment Officer 

Equip has today announced that Andrew Howard has been appointed as the Chief Investment Officer of the fund. He will be responsible for leading the investment strategy and portfolio management for the fund which has $30 billion in assets across Equip and Catholic Super and will report to the CEO. 

Andrew Howard
Andrew Howard

Howard has over 25 years’ experience in the investment industry and is currently the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Hostplus. Prior to joining Hostplus, Howard was the Chief Investment Officer at VicSuper. In his earlier career he held roles at Mercer, Treasury Group and Frontier. 
 
Scott Cameron, Equip CEO, said of the appointment, "I am thrilled Andrew is joining our fund as CIO. His wealth of experience will help deliver long-term value for our members while we continue to execute on our growth strategy."

With experience across all aspects of investment management including investment strategy and portfolio construction, Howard also brings strong responsible investment experience. At VicSuper, Howard was responsible for the development of the Responsible Investment strategy which resulted in VicSuper being included in the PRI Global Leaders for 2019, one of only 47 funds globally to be recognised.

Cameron said, "Andrew brings considerable knowledge and skills, and his strong understanding of responsible investment will be a great asset to our fund and our Equip and Catholic Super members. I look forward to welcoming Andrew to the fund in November."  

Andrew Howard is due to start with Equip in early November.  


Media inquiries

Alexis Harrison  
Head of Experience – Equip Super 
aharrison@equipsuper.com.au