First appointed 14 April 2015. Current appointment expires 13 April 2021.

Mr Pearce has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry both in Australia and Asia. He is Chief Investment Officer of UniSuper, having joined in July 2009.

From 2000 to 2006, Mr Pearce was General Manager, Investments of Australia's largest asset management company, Colonial First State. From 2006 to 2008, Mr Pearce was the Head of Global Asset Management for Ping An, China's second largest insurance company. He has also held several other senior positions including Chief Executive Officer.