The Board of the trustee company is responsible for all decisions about our management.

Tasplan is jointly sponsored by the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI), Unions Tasmania and the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT).

Board Members


NaomiEdwards 0217 0034 200wNaomi Edwards, Chair


Start date: 14 October 2011

Committee membership: Remuneration committee, Investment committee

Naomi Edwards is currently a lecturer in commercial actuarial practice at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Naomi is a Director of the Tasmanian Economic Development Board and Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. She was formerly Chairman of Australian Ethical Investments, Trustee of Australian Ethical Super and Director at Trowbridge Consulting. She was previously an actuarial consultant and Partner at Deloitte.


Paul GriffinPaul Griffin

Start date: 13 November 1995

Committee membership: Administration committee

Paul Griffin is the General Secretary of the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) Tasmanian Branch. He is also a delegate to the SDAEA National Council and member of the SDAEA National Executive. He is currently Senior Vice President of Unions Tasmania.



Roz MadsenRoslyn (Roz) Madsen

MBA, Master Industrial Relations, Adv Dip Business Management, BA, GAICD

Start date: 4 March 2011

Committee membership: Investment committee

Roz Madsen is the Tasmanian State Manager of the Australian Education Union. She is the President of Unions Tasmania and a Director of Worker Assist. Roz also holds membership with the Australian Industrial Relations Society and Women in Super. In 2015, Roz was inducted to the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women for her contribution to advocating for working women's rights.


Steve WalshSteve Walsh

Start date: 10 October 2014

Committee membership: Audit, risk and compliance committee, Remuneration committee

Steve Walsh is the Secretary of Unions Tasmania. He was previously a State Organiser for the AMWU and has been involved with unions for over 30 years at state, national and international levels. He is currently a Director of the Work Cover Board and a Director of Worker Assist. He was previously a Director of Media Super and the Skills Council.



Paul ArnoldPaul Arnold


Start date: 24 March 2015

Committee membership: Investment committee

Principal of Paul Arnold Consulting, Paul has extensive experience in management, including over a decade as General Manager of Burnie City Council. He is Deputy Chair of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Director of WorkCover Tasmania, Director of Agritas Trade College  and Chairman of Circular Head Christian School. He is also Chair of the audit committees for three North West Tasmanian councils. Paul is heavily involved in dairying and leases eight farms, mainly from Asian investors, which produce over 20 million litres of milk each year.


Susan ParrSusan Parr

BA, GradDipEd(EC), MAICD

Start date: 24 March 2015

Committee membership: Administration committee, Remuneration committee

Susan Parr was the CEO of St Ann’s Homes from 1997 to 2016. She is a graduate of a Harvard Business School program on negotiation. Susan has over thirty years’ experience in leadership positions on a range of boards including Aged and Community Services Tasmania and is currently Chair of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Frank BartaFrank Barta


Start date: 1 December 2015

Committee membership: Investment committee

Frank Barta was a Quadrant Super director for over 12 years. He is currently the Corporate Treasurer of Clarence City Council, having been Chief Financial Officer of that organisation for 20 years. Frank has worked on various professional committees and voluntary boards over the years, most recently as Treasurer of Guilford Young College in Hobart.


Allan GarciaAllan Garcia

Bachelor of Business

Start date: 1 December 2015

Committee membership: Administration committee

Allan Garcia was a Quadrant Super director for eight years. He is Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure Tasmania. Before that, he was Chief Executive Officer for the Local Government Association of Tasmania. He has previously worked for the state government as a senior adviser and director, and has also been responsible for industry policy and planning.


MikeTidey 0217 0012 200WMichael Tidey

Bachelor of Business, GAICD

Start date: 1 December 2015

Committee membership: Audit, risk and compliance committee

Michael was a Quadrant Super director for five years. He is the Director Corporate Services for Launceston City Council.



BrianScullin 0217 0005 200WBrian Scullin


Start date: 18 July 2016

Committee membership: Investment committee (Chair)

Brian was President of RBF from December 2013 to July 2016. After a career in the federal government public sector, Brian served as the inaugural Executive Director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and in various executive roles with Bankers Trust and as Regional Head of Asia/Pacific with Deutsche Asset Management. He has held a number of non-executive industry roles including the Investment and Financial Services Association, the State Super Financial Services and BT Investment Management Limited. He is currently Chair of FuneralVest Limited, Tasmanian Development Board and Hastings Fund Management and Director of Possability/Oak.


John MazengarbJohn Mazengarb


Start date: 18 July 2016

Committee membership: Audit, risk and compliance committee (Chair)

John was a Director of RBF from September 2013 to July 2016. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years consulting experience with PwC, IBM and Litmus Group. In recent years he has also held several contract senior executive roles in Tasmanian Government businesses overseeing planning and delivery of major business transformation projects.
John is a Non-Executive Director, National Councillor and member of the Tasmanian State Council of the Governance Institute of Australia. He is Chair of the Clarence City Council Audit Committee and Independent Member of the TasBuild Limited Investment Committee. He is Chair of the Tasmanian Catholic Education Commission Centralised Long Service Leave Fund Investment Committee, Non-Executive Director of Mafematica Pty Ltd and Executive Director of GSD Advisors Pty Ltd.


NeroliEllis 0217 0071 170wNeroli Ellis

BN, Grad Dip Bus Mngt, FAICD, FAIST

Start date: 18 July 2016

Committee membership: Administration Committee

Neroli was a director of RBF from July 2004 to July 2016. She is the State Secretary of the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation and is a Federal Executive Member of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. She is Managing Director of Nurses Club and a voluntary board member of MyState Financial Community Foundation Ltd.


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