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).
Ben is responsible for managing the broking networks and optimising the portfolio of businesses. Ben has been in the insurance market for over 25 years and was a member of the IAG and CGU Group Executive and where he held several senior executive positions, including CEO of IAG's Australian Business Division.
Mark has 30 years’ financial services experience in senior finance, CFO and COO roles in Europe, Asia and Australia. Mark spent 14 years with Macquarie Bank including nine years as CFO of the Asia Pacific Region and three years as CFO of Macquarie’s Retail Bank, Business Bank and Wealth Management division. More recently Mark was CFO and COO of Australian Ethical Investment, an ASX-listed fund manager and superannuation fund trustee.
Mark is a Chartered Accountant qualified in South Africa and Australia, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Angie Zissis is a former Finance Director at Marsh and COO at Aon Australia. He was most recently NSW State Manager at ATC Insurance Solutions. In his current role, Angie is building and leading a new style of underwriting agency in Australia.
Richard has 20 years of experience in both private practice at top-tier law firms and in senior leadership positions with large ASX listed companies, including as Group General Counsel (Corporate) & Company Secretary at Aristocrat Leisure Limited. Prior to that, Richard worked for a number of years at leading international law firm Allens Linklaters as part of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets team in Sydney.
Richard is an Admitted Attorney (Supreme Court of New South Wales) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australian GC100 and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia.
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