Board Member - Employee Representative
Appointed June 2013
Mr O'Grady has over 11 years experience as a trustee director. In addition to his role as an employee representative on State Super, he served as a Director for Private Hospitals Superannuation Pty Limited - the Trustee for the Health Industry Plan - between 2005 and 2010 and also as a Director of StatePlus (formerly State Super Financial Services) between May and November 2015.
He has more than 30 years' experience in the union movement, having worked for the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association between 1987 and 2018. He worked as an organiser, industrial officer, team manager and project manager. In 2004 he moved into administrative roles, initially as Manager Administrative Services, and from August 2006 to August 2018 as Manager Projects and Compliance. This latter role included responsibility for managing budget and audit.
He served on the Risk and Audit Committee whilst a Director of HIP and has been a member of State Super's Risk Audit and Compliance Committee since December 2014.
Mr O'Grady holds a Graduate Diploma in Employment Relations from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Certificate in Nursing, which he completed at Royal North Shore Hospital.