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Thursday, 2 February 2023

Aware Super has today named Deputy Chief Investment Officer Damien Webb as Head of International as the fund takes the next step in its international expansion program.

In the new role, Mr Webb will serve as an Executive lead of the Investments function’s continued international expansion and act as an ambassador for Aware Super’s values and leadership capabilities. 

The role will also be responsible for building the presence of Aware Super, firstly in Europe, and other offshore markets in addition to growing relationships which support the effective origination and ownership of assets. 

Aware Super’s Chief Investment Officer, Damian Graham, said: ”We are delighted to announce Damien has accepted this exciting new growth opportunity within the Investments team, as we continue to focus on key initiatives such as international expansion to deliver longer-term strong returns and competitive fees for members.

“Damien’s appointment is a testament to his technical expertise, commitment to our Aware Super values, and demonstrated leadership qualities.” 

Mr Webb joined Aware Super in January 2014 as the Head of Income and Real Assets, and in September 2021 was promoted to Deputy Chief Investment Officer/Head of Real Assets. He will continue in his current role as Deputy CIO during his transition.

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About Aware Super

Previously known as First State Super, we changed our name to Aware Super in September 2020.

Aware Super is a name that reflects our members and what we stand for. It echoes the strengths of our past, aligning to our purpose to be a force for good in superannuation, retirement, and advice, driving better outcomes for our members, their families, and communities. 

Aware Super has been the fund for people who value community since 1992, and we’re now one of Australia’s largest funds and continuing to grow. We merged with VicSuper and WA Super in 2020 and now manage $150 billion in savings for more than 1 million members located across the country.

Our members work in roles that breathe life into their communities and they expect us to do the same. So, we invest in assets that we believe will make a positive difference today – improving our communities, building a more a sustainable economy and supporting employment both locally and globally at the same time as providing strong long-term returns. Discover how we’re helping members do well financially while doing good in the world: Visit