Grahame Willis joined the board of AustralianSuper on 1 July 2006 and was previously an Employer Director of STA from 1988 and ARF from 2002. Mr Willis has extensive experience in general management, financial management, legal issues and superannuation. He was the Executive Director of Finance, Administration and Superannuation at AI Group where he was employed for 42 years. In 1997, Mr Willis received the Trustee of the Year Award at the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF) and is a foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. He holds a bachelor of Commerce degree from Melbourne University and has completed a PS146 for the Superannuation Industry course.