Our speakers have been handpicked to provide a wide range of perspectives on an important topic – retirement.
There is one important factor each speaker has in common – concern for the welfare of older Australians and strong interest in making retirement a positive time of life. These videos have been provided by senior executives and policymakers, local and international industry experts, as well as thought leaders in retirement funding, housing and care.
Anna Hacker is the National Manager of Estate Planning and Principal of Australian Unity Trustees Legal Services. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Monash University, is an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates and a Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Anna has considerable experience
26 years of experience in financial services. Previously Head of Distribution at Credit Suisse Asia and Head of Absolute Return Strategies at Deutsche Bank Asia and co-founder of Snowball Financial Group in 1999 which grew to become one of Australia’s largest independent financial advice businesses, Shadforths Financial Group that was acquired by IOOF in 2014.
Kevin Davis AM
Kevin Davis is Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne. Until December 2018 he was Research Director of the Australian Centre of Financial Studies (of which he was the Inaugural Director) Primary research interests are financial regulation, banking, financial institutions and markets, financial innovation and corporate finance. He is co‐author/editor of 20 books/government reports
Hazel Bateman is a Professor in the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney and a Chief Investigator and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). Her current research investigates the role of choice and information architecture, financial advice and financial literacy on lifecycle financial decisions including superannuation
Ian is working to raise the profile of older people and to strengthen the collective voice of National Seniors members. A teacher before choosing a career in the media in 1980, Ian has worked in film, television, radio and print for 37 years. He has served on the board of the ABC, presented regular radio
Katja Hanewald is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies and the Coordinator of the Actuarial Co-op Program at UNSW Sydney. She is also the Director of Research of the Ageing Asia Research Hub, which is hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). Her research addresses risk management and insurance responses to
Claire leads the team at Legal & General Home Finance (LGHF) – one of the UK’s leading providers of later life borrowing. Having entered the market in 2015, LGHF now supports one in three new lifetime mortgage originations in the UK, has over 20,000 customers, and has released £3 billion in total lending. Before joining
Kaye is founder and CEO of Staying Connected, an innovative digital community hub which shares inspiring ways to stay connected at every life stage, through fortnightly webinars, podcasts and enews updates. Kaye Fallick has been researching and writing about retirement planning and income for 20 years, as Founder and Publisher of YourLifeChoices website, enews and
Tim is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading property market analysts and commentators by business and the media. As the founder of the CoreLogic Australian research division (formerly RP Data), Tim’s expertise across property markets has positioned him as one of the country’s most experienced and popular property market analysts and commentators. His knowledge