Non-Executive Chair, Chair of the Nomination Committee
David Clarke was Chief Executive Officer of Investec Bank (Australia) Limited from 2009 to 2013. Prior to joining Investec Bank, David was the CEO of Allco Finance Group and a Director of AMP Limited, following five years at Westpac Banking Corporation where he held a number of senior roles, including Chief Executive of BT Financial Group. David has 40 years’ experience in investment banking, funds management, property and retail banking. He was previously employed at Lend Lease Corporation Limited where he was an Executive Director and Chief Executive of MLC Limited. David is Chairman of Charter Hall Group, Fisher Funds Management Limited and Resolution Life Australasia Limited.
David holds a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Mike has enjoyed a diverse career working across the Insurance, Consulting, and IT Industries in Australia, the UK and South Africa. Prior to joining AUB Group, Mike was the Group CEO for Cover-More, previously an ASX-listed global travel insurer and now part of the Zurich Group. Mike previously held senior roles in Australia at QBE as Group Executive, Operations, and EY leading the Financial Services Advisory business.
Before moving to Australia, Mike spent several years working in London, including at IBM, leading the Insurance and Banking consulting teams and at Morse plc (Application Services) as Managing Director. Mike’s earlier career in South Africa included senior roles in Consulting at IBM, Accenture and PwC.
Mike is also a Chartered Accountant (SA).
Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee
Richard is a Non-Executive Director of Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited. He is the Chair of the Movember Foundation and Chair of the Stephenson Mansell Group, a Champions of Change Coalition Convenor and Advisor to CEOs and Boards.
Richard brings extensive experience delivering complex audit and advisory services to Australia’s leading public, private, government and not-for-profit organisations for more than 30 years.
Richard was the Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Australia from 2018 to 2021. Prior to the CEO role, Richard was the Managing Partner of the Audit & Advisory Practice and a member of the Global Audit & Advisory Leadership Team. Richard’s career also includes more than 25 years working with PwC, including nine years on PwC’s Australian executive.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.
Peter is the former CEO of IAG Limited, and has served previously as the CEO of CGU, Aon Limited UK, Aon Risk Services Australia Pacific, and Aon Re Australia. Peter has over 40 years’ experience in the industry spanning insurance, reinsurance broking, and insurance broking. He is a Non-Executive Director of Commonwealth Bank of Australia and nib Holdings Limited.
He is also a member of Bain & Company’s Advisory Council, an Ambassador for the Refugee Migrant Children Centre, and an Executive Mentor with Merryck & Co ANZ.
Andrew Kendrick is a former Non-Executive Director of Lloyd’s of London, Lloyd’s Market Association and Russian Reinsurance Co. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry in the UK, Europe and Bermuda. Andrew’s executive career includes leadership positions with Chubb and Ace, culminating in the role of President & Chairman, Chubb European Group. He began his career at Sturge Syndicate 210, and held a number of senior underwriting positions with Ockham Underwriting. Andrew is the Chair of Everest Insurance (Ireland) DAC.
Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Remuneration and People Committee
Melanie Laing is a Non-Executive Director of global, ASX-listed (US domiciled) digital education provider, Keypath Education International, and of ASX-listed Ridley Corporation, one of Australia’s leading agricultural companies.
Melanie was group executive of HR at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, where she was responsible for the strategic planning, transformation and implementation of the bank's global people agenda and HR operations. Previously, she was global head of people and culture at Origin Energy, and has held senior HR leadership roles with Unisys, Vodafone, General Re and Times Mirror, in Australia and overseas.
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and the Australian Human Resources Institute (FAHRI), a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) Australia and certified chair with the Advisory Board Centre.
Cath Rogers is a Partner at Antler, a global early-stage venture capital firm. She is a member of the Commercialisation Committee of the Heart Research Institute and was previously a Non-Executive Director of fintech Digital Wallet Pty Limited which trades as Beem It (2018-2021) and McGrath Limited (2016-2018).
She has a background in financial services, private equity and venture capital both in Australia and overseas including with AirTree Ventures, Anchorage Capital Partners, Masdar Capital and Credit Suisse.
Cath holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from INSEAD. She is also a CFA Charterholder and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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