Louise Davidson AM
Louise is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). ACSI’s members include Australian and international asset owners and institutional investors who between them manage more than $1 trillion in funds under management. ACSI’s objective is to improve the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of the listed companies in which our members invest.
Appointed CEO in 2015, Louise has more than 25 years senior experience in the financial services and superannuation industry. She joined ACSI from Cbus, where, as Investment Manager, ESG, she was responsible for the integration of ESG into the Cbus’ investment portfolio.
Louise is the co-founder of the Mother’s Day Classic Walk/Run for Breast Cancer Research. Established in 1998, this national event has raised $44m for breast cancer research. In 2015 Louise was named Victoria’s Local Hero in the Australian of the Year Awards in recognition of this work and in 2019, Louise was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the superannuation and funds management sectors, and to breast cancer research.
Louise is a Director of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Deputy Chair of the Federated Hermes EOS Client Advisory Board.