deputy chief executive officer, HESTA
Debby was appointed to the role of Deputy CEO at HESTA in January 2012, prior to which she was Executive Manager – Member Advice from September 2008. Debby brings more than 20 years experience in superannuation and financial planning to HESTA. She started her career working on defined benefit mergers and valuations for a consulting actuarial practice in South Africa, before setting up her own business as an employee benefit consultant with a particular focus on superannuation. Debby has previous retail and industry fund experience in business development, operational management and member advice, and is passionate about delivering quality advice to members who have historically not had access to cost-effective advice.
Debby holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Natal, South Africa, is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, and a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.