Debby Blakey

CEO, HESTA

As CEO of $60 billion industry super fund HESTA, Debby leads an organisation passionate about making a real difference to the financial future of every member while supporting a healthier planet and society.

Under Debby’s leadership, HESTA pioneered investing with impact, which is delivering strong, long-term returns and positively contributing to global sustainable development goals.

The first major Australian super fund to commit to an ambitious Climate Change Transition Plan, HESTA is targeting total portfolio cuts in emissions of 33% by 2030 and ‘net zero’ by 2050.

More than 80% of HESTA’s 880,000+ members are women. A prominent voice for gender equality, Debby’s advocacy highlights that when women do better everyone benefits.

Debby holds directorships at the Fund Executives Association Limited (FEAL); Industry Super Australia (ISA); The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Ltd (ASFA). Debby is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador.