SuperLife’s superannuation scheme is administered under a trust. The trustee is SuperLife Trustee Limited.
SuperLife is promoted and managed by SuperLife Limited. SuperLife Limited is part of Aventine Group Limited. Also, within the Aventine Group is Aventine Limited, the day to day record keeper for SuperLife, and MCA NZ Limited, the investment consultant.
Funds invested in SuperLife are held on trust and are separate from the business activities of SuperLife Limited, Aventine Limited and MCA NZ Limited.
SuperLife is governed by a trustee - SuperLife Trustee Limited.
The Trustee is appointed by SuperLife Limited, but is responsible to all the Members. The Trustee makes sure contributions are invested and that everything is done circulating to the Trust Deed. The Trustee’s only role is to look after SuperLife Limited’s superannuation scheme and KiwiSaver scheme. It does not trade or have any other business activities.
The directors of the Trustee are independent of SuperLife Limited. The trustee directors are:
Michael Littlewood – Co-director, Retirement Policy and Research Centre, University of Auckland
Grant Niccol (Chairman) – Company Director
Brian Nowell – Company Director
Read more about the trustee directors.
The assets are held in the name of SuperLife Trustee Nominees Limited, a subsidiary of the Trustee, and a range of external custodians.
SuperLife implements the investment options by investing in the equivalent investment option under SuperLife Limited’s associated superannuation investment schemes; SuperLife Investments and Ethica.
SuperLife Investments Limited, as the trustee of SuperLife Investments and Ethica, is the overall investment manager. In this role, it researches, selects, appoints and monitors the external investment managers and brokers, as appropriate, and reports to the Trustee.
See a list of SuperLife's current external investment managers.