Michael Clifford - Director
Michael is the General Secretary of the Queensland Council of Unions and has served on superannuation boards since 2013.
He was a Director of Intrust Super from February 2013 to December 2015 and was Chairperson of the Marketing Committee.
Michael has been a passionate advocate for improved superannuation for more than two decades in his roles as Coordinator with United Voice from 2012 to 2015, Queensland Secretary of the Finance Sector Union of Australia (FSU) from 2001 to 2012 and National Industrial Officer for the FSU from 1997 to 2001.
Michael was also the inaugural Chairperson of the Australian Labor Party’s Queensland Policy Coordination Council and prior to that was the Deputy Chairperson of the Economic and Infrastructure Policy Committee.
Michael worked in the Community Sector for six years. Having advocated for people in his role as community worker, and for working people during his time in the union movement, Michael has an understanding as to what our members deal with in their working lives. He knows that education about superannuation is important for people to make well informed decisions on their retirement savings and that good governance is key to protecting our members’ future.
Michael has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New South Wales with Majors in Industrial Relations and History.
Michael was appointed as a Director of Sunsuper in February 2016.