Cbus Super welcomes Chief Risk Officer


18 June 2024


Cbus Super is pleased to announce that Martha Georgiou has been appointed to the role of Chief Risk Officer.  

Cbus Super Deputy Chief Executive Officer Marianne Walker in welcoming Martha to the Fund said, “Managing risk in a time of growth and regulatory change is critical to a super fund meeting its strategic objectives, and Cbus Super is proud of its record in this area, protecting and growing retirement savings for our members over its forty-year history.  

“Martha brings to the role nearly thirty years of significant commercial and leadership experience across financial services, regulatory and government  and oversight of various risk management, compliance and regulatory affairs functions. Martha joins the executive team and we look forward to her contribution and strategic insights.” 

Martha joins Cbus Super from Crown Resorts, where she was Group Executive General Manager, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs. Martha has also held senior risk-related positions at both Westpac and National Australia Bank over a twenty-year period.  

Martha Georgiou said, “I am delighted to join leading specialist fund Cbus this month, a fund in a strong position to prepare for future growth and deliver specialist member servicing. I look forward to bringing my experience to lead the critical areas of risk management, compliance and governance. Cbus members benefit from the fund having a strong and robust risk framework and I will be focussed on reinforcing and enhancing that framework.” 


Martha Georgiou bio 

Martha brings extensive regulatory and risk management experience to Cbus Super. Prior to joining Cbus, Martha was Group Executive General Manager, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at Crown Resorts. She holds considerable financial services experience over a twenty-year period, , including  as the Chief Compliance Officer for Conduct and Regulatory Relationships at Westpac.

Prior to this she worked at National Australia Bank for fifteen years with roles in Global Markets, Institutional Banking and leading National Australia Bank’s overarching Group Compliance function. Martha has also held roles in the public and government sector, including as a Ministerial Adviser for the Commonwealth Attorney General. Martha  holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree and a Bachelor of Commerce.  


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Cbus is the leading Industry Super Fund representing those that help build and maintain Australia. As one of Australia’s largest super funds, we provide superannuation and income stream accounts to more than 900,000 members (as at 31 March 2024) and we manage $90 billion of our members’ money (as at 31 January 2024). Our members include workers and retirees, their families and employers. As of April 2022, Cbus merged with Media Super and offers Media Super products. In May 2023 Cbus Super successfully completed its merger with EISS Super, welcoming 17,000 new members and establishing itself as the leading fund for energy and electrical workers in Australia.

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