David is an experienced CEO with a strong reputation for change and turnarounds across a broad spectrum of corporate entities including government, financial services and other industries.
David joined the team in 2015 and has overseen the evolution and substantial growth of the Group since that time.
In his previous role, as CEO of the Australian Underwriting businesses within Wesfarmers Insurance, David had overall responsibility for the management and success of all brands within Affinity & Direct (Coles Insurance), Lumley Insurance and WFI. This required the development and successful execution of a comprehensive turnaround strategy that involved a new operating model, remediation of key portfolios, exposure and pricing resets, new product introduction, new distribution strategies, growth of online start up as well as comprehensive people and communications strategies.
David holds a Bachelor of Business, Post Graduate Commerce and is an alumni of Harvard Business Schools Advanced Management Program.