Melinda Howes

General Manager Superannuation / BT Financial Group

Melinda Howes commenced a role in late 2014 as General Manager of Superannuation for BT Financial Group. Until June 2014 she was the Director of Product Strategy and Services for AMP's Insurance and Superannuation business.

Melinda is an actuary whose career in financial services has spanned policy, strategy, consulting, product and sales work in superannuation, wealth management, insurance and not for profit entities.

Melinda was the CEO of the Actuaries Institute for three and a half years. Prior to that she was Director of Policy at ASFA (the Super Funds Association). She has also been a consultant with ALEA Actuarial and previously spent eleven years at BT from 1993, culminating in a role as Director of Superannuation and Retirement Products. She started her career in life insurance with Prudential.

Melinda is on the Super FSC board, an Executive Director on the BT Financial Group RSE Board and on the Board of charity Outcomes Australia and its project Better Off, which is working to combat Australia's obesity problem. She's also on the advisory board of Macquarie University's Faculty of Business and Economics.