Lounarda is responsible for managing all facets of IFM Investors’ operations, comprising information technology, transaction management and support, investment operations and services, business transformation, and investment accounting.
Lounarda has more than 30 years of experience in superannuation and investment operations, including 16 years of consulting to local and global institutions on custody, investment operations, unit pricing, securities lending, transition management, target operating models, operational due diligence and governance reviews.
Prior to joining IFM Investors, Lounarda was the Chief Investment Operations Officer at Sunsuper and a member of its enterprise leadership team. She has also held senior positions at Mercer Investment Consulting, where she was a worldwide Partner and established Mercer Sentinel Asia-Pacific, Mercer’s operational advisory practice. She was a Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager at State Street, where she was responsible for managing State Street’s operations and client service business.