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.
Prior to joining, as CEO of the Australian Underwriting businesses within Wesfarmers Insurance, David oversaw the turnaround of the three operating entities (Lumley Insurance, WFI and Coles Insurance) leading to the sale of that group in 2014. This involved the development and successful execution of a comprehensive turnaround strategy that included a new operating model, remediation of key portfolios, exposure and pricing resets, new product introduction, new distribution strategies, growth of an online start up as well as comprehensive people and communications strategies.
Previous roles include executive positions within WorkCover Corporation (SA) and Insurance Australia Group across sales, claims and underwriting.
David holds a Bachelor of Business, Post Graduate Commerce and is an alumnus of Harvard Business Schools Advanced Management Program.