Who we are

As a WA Government statutory authority, we have over 75 years' experience managing and administering the super and retirement savings of over 250,000 current and former public sector employees.

Our Funds under Management was valued at over $28 billion as at 31 March 2019.

We offer a number of trusted1 services through a range of channels, so members and employers can make informed decisions about how to manage their super.

Our purpose and values

At GESB, our purpose is to look after our members' super with excellence and to improve the long-term super benefits of our members.

Our values are at the centre of everything we do:

  • Members first
  • We are committed to providing excellent super and retirement products and services that meet members' needs. Our fees are below the industry median2.
  • Sustainable performance
  • We continue to deliver cost-effective, risk-controlled products and services with well-regarded performance.
  • Achieve together
  • We partner with our members, the WA Government, employers and other stakeholders to successfully deliver on our purpose.
  • Act with Integrity
  • We approach every aspect of our work ethically, and operate transparently and with full accountability. We demonstrate our sense of responsibility, by taking ownership of issues to ensure a satisfactory outcome.

Our team, led by our Board and Executive Management Group, are highly knowledgeable and appropriately qualified to effectively oversee the management of our members’ super.

1 Research Solutions, Member Satisfaction with Service Research, June 2018.
2 SuperRatings Smart database as at 31 March 2018. Based on an average balance of $50,000, GESB Super and West State Super's fees are below the industry median.

Page last updated 01 November 2017