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About Verve

Verve is Australia’s first and only super fund dedicating 100% of its resources and passion to building the wealth* and financial power of women everywhere.

*Wealth: an abundance of what you value most

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Our Story

As a team of co-founders we’ve dedicated much of our careers to building the financial power of women. Now, with your help, we’re looking to shake up the super industry.

Australian women retire on average with half the superannuation of men. It has taken a Royal Commission to tell us the obvious - our current financial system is broken. And too often, it's women who pay the price.

It's time for a completely new way of thinking.

Verve is designed by women, for women. Our free financial education and guidance is tailored for you, our member events and webinars are a great chance to meet like minded women.

We’re excited about joining forces together as a community, to start using the $1 trillion that Australian women hold in Super to invest in companies building a better world for women, our community and our planet. We can do it!

Meet our founders

Christina Hobbs

Co-Founder & CEO

Christina is a former Management Consultant with expertise in financial services strategy. She has worked as a humanitarian and financial inclusion expert for the United Nations for over a decade. She is an experienced Board Director in the superannuation industry, a former Board Director of the Global Women's Project and a published author on gender equality.

Zoe Lamont

Co-Founder & Head of Verve Academy

Zoe is a pioneer of women’s financial education in Australia. As a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs, in 2008 she founded 10,000 Girls and set out on a mission to improve the financial knowledge and lives of 10,000 women. Zoe has now personally coached more than 10,000 women, many from regional areas and small towns. She is the recipient of three Money Smart Awards.

Alex Andrews

Co-Founder & Head of Engagement

A background in law led Alex to activism and the possibility of using business as a force for good. Alex was a founding Head of Engagement for one of Australia’s leading ethical super funds, and worked in community building roles for the Impact Investment Group and Small Giants. Proud feminist campaigner, Alex founded of Get Hairy February to challenge gender inequality and raise money to eliminate violence against women.

Meet our ethical Fund Managers

We strive to grow the financial wealth of our members without compromising their values. Verve partners with Future Super Fund Management, one of the most trusted ethical superannuation fund managers in Australia. Our Fund Manager investment team have over four decades of investment experience and a track-record of outperforming the market through ethical investment.