The Fund Executives Association (FEAL) has appointed Australian Retirement Trust’s CIO Ian Patrick to its board of directors, replacing Hostplus’ recently departed group executive of member experience, Paul Watson.  

Watson served two terms as a director of FEAL from 2006 to 2011 and 2016 to 2013, as well as serving as chair of the FEAL Program Committee from 2011 to 2017. 

Patrick will join existing directors on the FEAL board:  

  • Damian Wills, CEO of BUSSQ; 
  • Lisa Samuels, chief experience officer at HESTA; 
  • Chris Davies, CEO of TelstraSuper; 
  • Belinda Ray, chief audit executive at AustralianSuper; 
  • Steve Hill, group executive, people and workplace at Aware Super; 
  • Natalie Previtera, CEO of NGS Super; and 
  • Gemma Kyle, Chief Risk Officer at Rest.