- On 01/01/2015
Michael Rice AO
Michael specialises in providing strategic advice to the superannuation industry. He founded the firm in December 1987 and was the Chief Executive Officer until March 2019, when he stepped down to focus on key client work and public policy.
Michael contributes to Rice Warner’s public policy work, which includes submissions to government inquiries and research. He has undertaken pioneering research into Age Pension dependency and trends. He has a keen interest in the integration of social security and superannuation, as well as measuring the adequacy of retirement incomes.
Michael has had several industry roles over the years, including being:
- A former Councillor of the Actuaries Institute and an active volunteer. He is a member of its Public Policy Council Committee and was awarded Actuary of the Year for 2017.
- A member of the Advisory Board of the ANU College of Business and Economics (2014 to present).
- A Trustee director of StatePlus from October 2016 to June 2019.
- Chair of QSuper’s Investment Committee from January 2009 to June 2013, remaining as an independent investment expert on the Committee until March 2016.
In 2020, Michael was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia, “for distinguished service to business and economics, particularly to the actuarial profession, and through advisory roles”.