Directors and executives
Our Directors and Executive Team come from a wide range of backgrounds, many like yours. They’re brought together by a commitment to lead CSC towards its vision to be your trusted partner in achieving the retirement outcomes you deserve.
Our primary responsibility is to act in our members’ interests, to protect their retirement outcomes and to ensure that they and their families are in safe hands. Our directors bring diverse and extensive professional experience to CSC to achieve that goal. But above that, they also have a genuine understanding of our members, and are responsible for all aspects of management of the schemes, including the investment strategy and communication to stakeholders.
Our Chair is independent and all directors are appointed by the Minister for Finance. Some directors are nominated by the Australian Council of Trade Unions and/or the Chief of the Defence Force. Other directors are appointed in consultation with the Defence Minister.
Air Vice-Marshal Tony Needham AM
Nominee of the Chief of Defence Force, Deputy Chair of the MilitarySuper Reconsideration Committee, Deputy Chair of the Defence Force Case Assessment PanelFind out more
Ms Peggy O'Neal
Member of the Board Governance and Remuneration and HR Committees, and Chair of the APS Reconsideration Advisory CommiteeFind out more
Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC
Nominee of the Chief of Defence Force, Chair of the MilitarySuper Reconsideration Committee, Chair of the Defence Force Case Assessment Panel, Chair of the Risk Committee, Member of the Audit CommitteeFind out more
Dr Michael John Vertigan, AC
Chair of the Board Governance Committee and Member of the Remuneration and HR CommitteeFind out more
CSC prides itself as an organisation that delivers the things that matter most to our members. Our executive team aim to ensure that our members get the returns, services, and experience they deserve.
Peter Carrigy-Ryan - Chief Executive Officer
Alison Tarditi - Chief Investment Officer
Andy Young - Chief Operating Officer
Peter Jamieson - Chief Customer Officer
Paul Abraham - Executive Manager, Investment Operations
Robert Firth - Chief Risk Officer
Alana Scheiffers -General Counsel
Adam Nettheim - Head of Customer Operations
Catharine Armitage - Head of People
Next, I'd like to know more about...
CSC has decades of experience guiding and supporting its government and ADF members.Learn more
Our investment managers
CSC manages our investment assets through the appointment of a range of specialist investment managers.Learn more
Holding ourselves to your high standardsLearn more