About AIST

David Smith

David Smith

BOARD MEMBER, Joined 2013
Trustee Elected Director
AIST Registered Fund: HESTA
Qualifications: Diploma of financial services (superannuation), RG 146, AAIST

Skills and experience:
David has over 20 years’ experience in representing working people. He has been involved in the superannuation industry as a fund director since 2007 and has extensive experience in leadership roles in member organisations.

Current roles held:
- Director, HESTA
- National Secretary, Australian Services Union
- Member, ACTU Executive
- Member, AIST Remuneration Committee and FRAC 

Past roles held:
- Director Energy Super
- Chair, Energy Super Remuneration committee and Claims Committee
- Member, Energy Super Member Services Committee 
- Queensland Branch Secretary, Australian Services Union
- State Treasurer, Queensland Branch of the ALP
- Director, Union Shopper
- Director, Australian Discount Shopping Services
- Member, AIST Education Committee  

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