State Super has appointed Keri Pratt as general manager defined benefits, assets and liabilities.
She would report to chief investment officer, Charles Wu, and would be responsible for ensuring State Super met its asset-liability management objectives in negotiation with state and federal governments, providing input into funding policies and plans, and working with Wu and prime adviser TCorp to develop and implement the most appropriate investment strategies for management of State Super’s defined benefit assets.
Pratt was also responsible for key stakeholder relationships and leading State Super’s actuarial function.
John Livanas, State Super chief executive, said: “Her depth of experience in investment strategy and outstanding stakeholder relationships across the government and private sectors will help ensure State Super continues to meet its asset-liability objectives”.
Pratt had joined State Super in 2017 and was previously head of strategic partnerships.
Before that, she was head of institutional Australia/NZ at Franklin Templeton Investments, and a partner at GMO Australia.
She had also worked in a range of senior superannuation and consulting roles with NAB, MLC and Lend Lease.