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Debby Blakey

CEO of HESTA Super Fund

As CEO of $62 billion industry super fund HESTA, Debby leads an organisation passionate about making a real difference to the financial future of every member, while also supporting a healthier planet and society.  

Under Debby’s leadership, HESTA pioneered investing with impact, which is delivering strong, long-term returns and positively contributing to global sustainable development goals. 

As the first major Australian super fund to commit to an ambitious Climate Change Transition Plan, HESTA is targeting total portfolio cuts in emissions of 33% by 2030 and ‘net zero’ by 2050. 

More than 80% of HESTA’s 880,000+ members are women. A prominent voice for gender equality, Debby’s advocacy highlights that when women do better, everyone benefits.  

Debby holds directorships at Industry Super Australia (ISA); The Australian Council  of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and The Association of Superannuation Funds of  Australia Ltd (ASFA). Debby is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity  Ambassador.

See Debby Blakey at the Better Futures Forum:

Tuesday 17 August, 9.45am - 11.00am AEST
PLENARY - KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Working across sectors and with government to enhance climate ambition