At Allianz Retire+, we pride ourselves on being the retirement risk specialist. By leveraging our trusted, AA- rated global network and world-class investment expertise, we create market-leading solutions that enable our partners to confidently solve for their long-term obligations.

We leverage the combined skill set of two global leaders 

Allianz offers a wide range of insurance and fund products to over 100 million customers in more than 70 countries, with most markets served by local Allianz companies.

100 million
customers all over the world

70+ countries
serviced across the globe

€140 billion
total revenue earned in 2020

Founded in 1971 and active in Australia since 1997, PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers.

785+
global investment professionals

17 offices
globally throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia

US $2.21 trillion
assets under management as of 31 December 2020

Our long-term commitment 

Allianz Retire+ combines a unique heritage, financial stability and long-term global commitment to ensure our retirement solutions last a lifetime; and evolve with our partners needs.

As one of the world's largest insurers, we have a long track record in offering our partners financial security, confidence and risk mitigation.

In fact, we're one of the world’s largest insurers with a proud 130 year history, providing support to over 100 million customers across 70 countries.

Unrivalled scale + innovation expertise

By combining the Group's proven track record in delivering leading retirement solutions globally, with our local presence and market intelligence, we offer our partners intelligent solutions across the pre-and post-retirement investment cycle.

Our sheer scale and innovation expertise enables us to design risk solutions that can complement existing capabilities; and deliver long-term results.

Driving innovation within the retirement sector 

The Allianz Retire+ Retirement & Ageing Advisory Panel brings together respected experts from across the super, aged care and retirement industry to explore the latest retirement trends and developments; enabling collaborative dialogue to really help drive innovation within the retirement sector.

The panel will initially focus on upcoming policy reforms, specifically, advancing retirement strategy to meet the needs of Australians in retirement; and member retention.

 

Panel Members

  • Sally Evans
    Sally Evans

    Sally is an experienced executive and company director, with expertise in health, aged care and financial services. She currently serves on the Boards of Healius Limited, Oceania Healthcare, Ingenia Communities, Allianz Retire+ and Rest, is a member of the Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission Advisory Committee and was a member of the Australian Government’s Aged Care Financing Authority from 2012 to 2015.

  • Fintan Thornton (Chair)
    Fintan Thornton (Chair)

    Fintan leads the Allianz Retire+ institutional business. Fintan was previously Head of Superannuation at Colonial First State and prior, Head of Strategy & Implementation and Head of Employee Superannuation at the Commonwealth Bank. He is currently a Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Asset & Liability Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee for CBHS Health Fund.

  • Dr Deborah Ralston
    Dr Deborah Ralston

    Dr Deborah Ralston has more than 25 years of board-level experience across commercial and public sectors. She is currently a member of the Reserve Bank of Australia Payments System Board and holds a number of non-executive director roles with Kaplan, SuperEd and the SMSF Association. In 2019 Deborah was appointed to the 3-member panel for the Retirement Income Review.

  • Nicolette Rubinsztein
    Nicolette Rubinsztein

    Nicolette is a non-executive director in the wealth management industry, with board positions in a number of leading companies including UniSuper, Zurich & OnePath Insurance, Class Limited, CBHS Health Fund, SuperEd and Greenpeace Australia Pacific. She was president of the Actuaries Institute for 2019 and was a director of ASFA for eight years.

  • David Coogan
    David Coogan

    David has over 30 years experience in the superannuation and funds management industry providing assurance, fund merger, strategic planning and other advisory services to superannuation funds and fund managers. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee for AIST and has previously chaired the ICAA Superannuation Taskforce.

Helping address your members' needs 

Our proprietary retiree insights, technical intelligence, tools and member education is designed to support our partners in preparing their Members for a retirement with greater confidence and certainty.

Here are just a few of our recent insights, market intelligence and findings from our research studies. 

  • Solving the longevity puzzle
    Solving the longevity puzzle

    After a two-year delay the much-anticipated Retirement Income Covenant (RIC) is now on track to launch next July in a move destined to reshape the Australian superannuation fund universe.

  • Product innovation can improve longevity risk
    Product innovation can improve longevity risk

    With the Retirement Income Covenant set to come, super funds need to consider more innovative investment options to deliver greater income confidence to retired members.

  • Postponed motherhood may narrow gaps
    Postponed motherhood may narrow gaps

    Young women now tend to invest more time in their education and careers before starting a family. This behaviour might help narrow the income and pension gaps.

  • Increase confidence in retirement
    Increase confidence in retirement

    Planning to higher confidence levels can result in safer and more robust financial plans, and more confident and satisfied clients.