Gardior Director since 18 June 2018
Representing: Shareholder of Gardior - Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund
Michael Block has been involved in the financial services sector in Australia for 38 years. He has held a diverse range of positions in investment banking, government and funds management.
He is currently the Chief Investment Officer of Australian Catholic Super, a $8 billion industry superannuation fund.
From 2012 to 2014 he was the Chief Investment Officer of Nambawan Super Limited, the major superannuation fund in Papua New Guinea.
From 2009 to 2011 Michael was the General Manager - Investments for FuturePlus Financial Services, an organisation that services three superannuation funds with assets of around $12 billion.
Before that, Michael designed and implemented the $14 billion Workers Compensation Insurance Fund whilst General Manager - Investment Division for WorkCover NSW from 2004-2008.
From 1996 to 2004 Michael was Director - Treasury and Investment Services for the University of New South Wales where he managed UNSW's reserves and endowments and managed UNSW's commercial operations.
Michael has undergraduate qualifications in law, accounting, finance and philosophy and postgraduate qualifications in law, applied finance, economic history and economics.