IACA Webinar: Global Perspectives: The Australian Experience

IACA Webinar: Global Perspectives: The Australian Experience

15 May, 2024
08:00 - 09:00 AEST
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IACA Webinar Global Perspectives: The Australian Experience

Global Perspectives: The Australian Experience

Join us for a presentation exploring how Australia's pension reforms are saving billions and achieving better retirements for members.

Key Takeaways

  • Efficiency Gains: Explore how account consolidation and member choice can streamline administration and reduce fees.
  • Performance Optimisation: Hear how benchmarking can foster competition and enhance member returns.
  • Improved Security: Consider the role of mandatory contributions in achieving a more secure retirement future.
  • Practical Implementation: Insights for adapting these approaches within the global retirement system.

As the global landscape moves towards DC plans, Australia's experience offers a compelling case study and valuable insights for navigating this transition and creating a more sustainable future for retirees.

Great opportunity to hear from a global leader in retirement solutions



Dee McGrath
Dee McGrath is Chief Executive Officer, Retirement & Superannuation Solutions, Link Group globally. In this role, Dee is responsible for the company’s Superannuation and Pension business across all markets. With more than 20 years’ experience working across financial services, technology and consulting, Dee is a strategic leader who is passionate about clients, building high performing teams and creating personalized experiences to help connect clients with their assets. Prior to this role, Dee was the Managing Partner, IBM Global Business Services for Australia and New Zealand with responsibility for IBM’s consulting, professional services and digital businesses. Also held the role of Vice President, Financial Services, IBM Asia Pacific and was a member of the board of IBM Australia. Dee has also held executive roles at Visa, HP Enterprise Services and National Australia Bank. Dee is a Director of numerous Link Group entities including the Chair of Link Advice, a Director of Smart Pension, Advisory Board Member for Revolut Australia and is a member of Chief Executive Women and was a founding member of the Advisory Board for Women in Payments in Australia.


Michael Clark
Michael Clark is a Managing Director in Agilis’s Denver office. In his role he consults on all aspects of financial risk management for defined benefit plans as well as retiree medical plans and defined contribution plans. He also has led numerous clients through pension risk transfers as well as other complex, strategic pension projects. Prior to joining Agilis in 2013, Michael worked for Mercer as well as October Three. He is a Past President of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and continues to provide leadership to several committees and is the host of the CCA’s Leadership Development podcast. He also participates in the leadership of the Western Pension & Benefits Council – Denver Chapter. Michael is a frequent speaker at industry and professional association conferences on the topics of pension risk management, pension risk transfers, and pooled employer plans. He has had several articles published in major trade magazines, is regularly quoted in retirement-related articles, and has appeared on Bloomberg Radio. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary, a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He also holds a Series 3 license. Michael graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University with a BS in Statistics.

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