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Lewis Tassone

Appointed Group Executive – Finance, Strategy and Information Technology in 2018, Lewis’ extensive leadership experience sees him well equipped to manage the responsibilities of this position.

Lewis joined Hostplus in 2013 following several key roles across the financial services industry. As Group Executive – Finance, Strategy and Information Technology, Lewis is responsible for all commercial, financial and taxation matters, setting the strategic direction of Hostplus and managing information technology (IT) strategy and operations.

In addition to his portfolio responsibilities, Lewis also acts as the lead executive for our Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. As a result, Lewis plays a key role in making sure Hostplus maintains a strong internal control environment that safeguards and protects the interests of our members.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Group Executive Finance – Strategy and Information Technology
  • To provide strategic financial leadership of Hostplus
  • To lead and manage the finance function, including commercial matters, financial accounting, budgets, internal and external audits and taxation obligations
  • To create and oversee the development and monitoring of Hostplus' strategy and business plans
  • To oversee business intelligence functions to facilitate the delivery of insights, analytics and reporting
  • To oversee the project management office to facilitate the delivery of major business projects, including business transformation
  • To lead and manage the IT function to facilitate the delivery of IT operations and IT strategy, including architecture, security and digital solutions.

Year of appointment

2018

Qualifications and memberships

  • Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Currently completing a Master of Organisational Leadership, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Monash University
  • Diploma of Management, Swinburne University of Technology
  • ASFA 146 Superannuation, ASFA
  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow of ASFA
  • Fellow of AIST
  • Member of FEAL.

Experience

  • Head of Finance and Business Services at Hostplus
  • Manager of Finance and Business Services at Hostplus
  • Financial Controller at Hostplus
  • Financial Controller at the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority
  • Manager of Fund Reporting (Plum), National Australia Bank
  • Accounting Manager at Mercer
  • Manager at KPMG.

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