Our Management

The Fund Secretariat has a management team of experienced superannuation and finance professionals who run the Fund and assist our Members.

Mal Smith, CEO

Mal Smith is Chief Executive Officer of REI Super, and has overall responsibility for maximising the retirement outcomes of members. Mal has more than 32 years' experience in superannuation administration, consulting & management. Mal holds an MBA from Melbourne University, 1997, a BA from Adelaide University, 1981, and a DFP-4 from Deakin University (FPA), 2001. Mal was appointed Chief Executive Officer of REI Super in June 2004.

Lisa Saunders, Risk and Compliance Manager

Lisa Saunders is the Risk and Compliance Manager for REI Super, and has over 15 years’ experience working in the financial services industry and has  extensive capability in superannuation, risk management, strategy development, compliance and corporate governance. Lisa has an Advance Diploma of Financial Planning, 2003, a Master of Financial Planning from University of the Sunshine Coast, 2005. Lisa was appointed Risk and Compliance Manager in February 2006.

Angelos Siapkas, General Manager - Investment Governance and Operations

Angelos Siapkas is the General Manager - Investment Governance and Operations and a qualified actuary with particular expertise within the superannuation and investments industries. Angelos is a Fellow (FIAA) of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, and a Senior Fellow (SFFin) of Finsia (Financial Services Institute of Australasia). Angelos holds a GradDipAppFin & Inv from Securities Institute of Australia, an AdvDipFS (Superannuation) from Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, BSc from Monash University, DipEd from Monash University, and DipOpsRes from Monash University. Angelos has over 25 years' experience and in the wealth management, superannuation and investments industries. Angelos was appointed General Manager - Investment Governance and Operations in March 2015.

Hilary Spear, Marketing and Communications Manager

Hilary Spear is the Fund’s Marketing & Communications Consultant, with more than 20 years’ experience in communications and marketing. Hilary has provided communications, marketing and public relations services to superannuation funds for 21 years and has a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies from RMIT University, 1990. Hilary was appointed Marketing & Communications Consultant in November 2014.

Jeremy Dileva, National Sales & Relationship Manager

Jeremy Dileva is the National Sales & Relationship Manager for REI Super and has over 15 years’ experience working in financial services with over 10 years working in sales and distribution. Jeremy has a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University where he majored in Marketing. Jeremy was appointed National Sales & Relationship Manager in May 2015 prior to which he was the Fund’s Business Development Manager.


NameTitleDate Appointed
Kim AllenClaims ManagerJune 2004
Lydia CoxCommunications CoordinatorJuly 2013
Sharlene Jamieson Business Development ManagerOctober 2017
Clive JossBusiness Development ManagerOctober 2018
Kevin LeeMember Services ManagerJuly 2015
Ulleri LoheDigital Product OwnerAugust 2015