The Chief Executive Officer of HOSTPLUS is David Elia. Joining HOSTPLUS in March 1999, David was promoted to Executive Officer in June 2000, before being formally appointed as Chief Executive Officer in September 2003. Prior to his work with HOSTPLUS, David worked at KPMG and Jacques Martin Industry Funds Administration (JMIFA) - now Superpartners. A qualified Chartered Accountant, David is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australia. He is also a member of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), and a Director of the Fund Executives Association Limited (FEAL). FEAL named David as the 2004 Fund Executive of the Year.