Group Board of Directors

Marty becker

W. Marston (Marty) Becker

Chairman

JD, BSBA

Marty was appointed as an independent non-executive director of QBE in 2013 and Chairman of the Board in April 2014. Marty is a member of the Audit, Investment, People & Remuneration, Risk & Capital, and Operations & Technology Committees. Marty previously served as President and CEO of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited and is on the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Marty has over 37 years’ experience in general insurance, reinsurance, investment banking and private equity and has held various insurance and reinsurance executive positions.

Jann Skinner

Jann Skinner

Independent non-executive director

BCom, FCA, FAICD

Jann was appointed as an independent non-executive director of QBE in 2014. Jann is Deputy Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Risk & Capital Committee and a member of the People & Remuneration Committee. Jann was a non-executive director on QBE’s Australian regulated boards, where she was also Chairman of the Audit and Risk & Capital Committees. She has over 30 years’ professional accounting experience and was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

John M Green

John M. Green

Deputy Chairman

B JURIS/LLB, FAICD, SF FIN

John became an independent non-executive director of QBE in 2010. As well as Deputy Chairman of the Board he is also Deputy Chairman of the Investment, and Operations & Technology Committees and a member of the People & Remuneration, Risk & Capital, and Audit Committees. Currently, John is also a non-executive director of Challenger. Previously he was on the Board of WorleyParsons, and had 30 years’ experience in the financial services and other sectors as an investment banker and, earlier, a lawyer. He is also a novelist and co-founder of book publisher Pantera Press.

Kathryn Lisson

Kathryn (Kathy) Lisson

Non-executive director

B. Sc (Honours)

Kathy was appointed as a non-executive director in September 2016. Kathy is Chairman of the Operations & Technology Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee. Until 2016, Kathy was a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, where she led the firm’s Canadian Insurance Advisory practice, and before that she was the COO for QBE European Operations. Previously, Kathy held senior roles at Price Waterhouse and Bank of Montreal in Canada, and at Barclays Bank and Brit Insurance Holdings in the UK.

Michael Wilkins

Michael (Mike) Wilkins

Independent non-executive director

(AO) BCom, MBA, FCA, FAICD

Mike was appointed as an independent non-executive director of QBE in November 2016. Mike is Deputy Chairman of the People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit, and Operations & Technology Committees. He was the Managing Director and CEO of Insurance Australia Group Limited until November 2015. He has more than 30 years of experience in financial services, including serving as Managing Director and CEO of Promina Group Limited and Managing Director of Tyndall Australia Limited. He is currently a non-executive director of AMP Limited and Medibank Private Limited. Previously he held non-executive roles at Maple-Brown Abbott Limited and Alinta Limited.

Patrick Regan

Patrick (Pat) Regan

Group Chief Executive Officer

BSc, FCA

Pat joined QBE in 2014 and was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in 2018. He was previously appointed CEO, Australian & New Zealand Operations in 2016 and, prior to this, he held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining QBE, Pat was the Chief Financial Officer at Aviva Plc in London. Pat has more than 29 years of financial and management experience of which around 20 years is in insurance and financial services. Pat was previously the CFO/COO of Willis and has held several roles at RSA and AXA.

Rolf Tolle

Rolf Tolle

Independent non-executive director

Dipl. Pol

Rolf was appointed as an independent non-executive director in March 2016. Rolf is the Chairman of the Risk & Capital Committee and a member of the People & Remuneration and the Audit Committees. He has many years’ experience in specialist insurance and reinsurance businesses, having held senior positions in a number of global companies.

Sir Brian Pomeroy

Sir Brian Pomeroy

Independent non-executive director

MA, FCA

Sir Brian was appointed as an independent non-executive director of QBE in 2014. Sir Brian is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Investment and Risk & Capital Committees. He was formerly a non-executive member of the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK, a nominated member of the Council of Lloyd’s of London and a non-executive director on QBE’s European regulated boards. He was the senior partner of Deloitte Consulting in the UK until 1999.

Stephen Fitzgerald

Stephen Fitzgerald 

Independent non-executive director

B Ec

Stephen was appointed as an independent non-executive director of QBE in 2014. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and People & Remuneration committee. He is also a member of the Risk & Capital Committee. Stephen is Chairman of Affirmative Investment Management. Previously, Stephen was a member of the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund (Australia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund), and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, Australia and New Zealand. He also served on the Goldman Sachs Partnership Committee.