General Manager, Defined Contribution Investments
Mr Hazell was appointed General Manager, Defined Contribution Investments effective 1 September 2021. He has responsibility for oversight of the defined contributions portfolio and team. He will be working closely with fund managers, the investment consultant and custodian to ensure that State Super meets its obligations to members.
Mr Hazell has over two decades of experience in the superannuation and investment management industry. He was previously the Chief Investment Officer of the Crescent Wealth Super fund, a Sydney based ethical superannuation fund. Prior to this he held senior investment and leadership roles within the MLC Asset Management business over a tenure of 18 years.
Mr Hazell holds a Master of Finance from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney, a Diploma of Financial Services from the Financial Planning Association and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Mr Hazell spent time in the Australian Army during the 1990s and now serves as a volunteer non-executive director on the RSL NSW Board. The RSL NSW’s charitable purpose is to provide assistance, care and relief for current and former members of the Australian Defence Force and their families.