Chief Investment Officer
‘Delivering strong long-term returns to members is our goal.’
Suzanne is responsible for the management of CareSuper’s investment portfolio and leads a team of dedicated investment professionals. She works closely with the CareSuper Board and Investment Committee to develop the fund’s investment strategy for the benefit of CareSuper members while maintaining a strong focus on investment governance and risk.
A proven leader with more than 28 years’ experience in financial markets, primarily within superannuation and asset management, Suzanne has extensive, expert knowledge of portfolio management across asset classes. She is experienced in portfolio strategy and design, asset allocation, manager research and selection. Suzanne has managed the investments of profit-to-member super funds for the past 15 years. Prior to this, she held various senior positions in investment strategy and financial market economics at Goldman Sachs and JBWere.
Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours), and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance. She is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Articles by Suzanne Branton
Caresuper investment update - March quarter 2021
CareSuper’s Cash option explained
Upcoming change to our Cash option
From 1 July 2021, we’re adding short-dated annuities as allowable investments of the Cash option. We’re doing this to support the potential of higher returns for members invested in this option.
Cash returns — the 'new normal'
While many members are invested in our Balanced (MySuper) option, the current low interest rate environment could affect your super account balance if you invest a large portion of your retirement savings in the Cash option
Investing sustainably for a brighter financial future
Caresuper investment update - December quarter 2020
CareSuper Investment Update – September quarter 2020
We’re investing to drive positive change for people and the planet
Did you know your super investments could help tackle the world’s challenges, from water safety and waste management to wealth inequality?
New custodian arrangements to support our fund into the future
Positive returns in difficult times
How the Fixed Interest option works
Investment Update – Coronavirus and super
Investment update – Coronavirus and super
Investment update - February 2020
Quarterly report - September 2019
A positive year for members
Quarterly report – March 2019
Market update - November 2018
Quarterly report - December 2018
Get the latest market update from our CIO
‘Declines in recent months are a reminder that short-term fluctuations in share markets are a normal part of investing.’ Chief Investment Officer Suzanne Branton explains how CareSuper’s positioned for challenging investment conditions.
Members benefit from best performance over 10 years
A great year for members’ super balances
Quarterly report - September 2018
Here's how your investments performed
We ask CIO, Suzanne Branton, about the performance landscape and take a look at investments on our new website.