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Travis Bates

Board Director

Travis has a strong member, regulatory / risk management, and environmental focus, having extensive experience as a regulator at the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and The Community and Public Sector Union Victoria (CPSU).

He is currently a Councillor for the Victorian Branch Council, the governing body of the CPSU.

In June 2020, Travis was a recipient of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) Garry Weaven Emerging Trustee Scholarship.

Travis was appointed to the Board of Aware Super Pty Ltd as a member representative director on 1 July 2020. He is a member of the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and Member Services Committee.

Appointing entity

Community and Public Sector Union

Appointment date


  • Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Botany), University of Melbourne (2007)
Current roles
  • Councillor, Victorian Branch Council