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Steve Gibbs

Chair and Non-Executive Director
BEcon, MBA

Steve joined the Australian Ethical Board in July 2012 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Chair in 2013.

Steve has a long history of involvement in the investment and superannuation industries, particularly focused on ethical and responsible investing. From 2000 to 2008 he was CEO of ARIA, the trustee of the CSS, PSS and PSSap superannuation schemes for Commonwealth Government employees. ARIA (now known as CSC) was and remains one of the largest superannuation schemes in Australia. Prior to ARIA, Steve was CEO of the industry body Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).

Steve was the only Australian to receive a personal invitation from the then Secretary of the United Nations (UN) to join the steering committee which developed the UN Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI) and was a member of the ASX Corporate Governance Council from its inception until 2008.


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Australian Ethical acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the country on which we work, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and recognise and celebrate their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and thank them for protecting Country since time immemorial.