Group Executive Committee

Michael Wilkins

Mike Wilkins

Executive Chairman

(AO) BCom, MBA, FCA, FAICD

Mike was appointed Executive Chairman of QBE in September 2020. He joined the Group Board in November 2016 as an independent non-executive director and was appointed Chairman in March 2020. Mike has more than 30 years' experience in financial services. He was the Managing Director and CEO of Insurance Australia Group Limited until November 2015 and previously served as Managing Director and CEO of Promina Group Limited and Managing Director of Tyndall Australia Limited. He is currently a non-executive director of Medibank Private Limited (appointed May 2017) and previously served as a non-executive director of AMP Limited (September 2016 to February 2020), Alinta Limited, Maple-Brown Abbott Limited, The Geneva Association and the Australian Business and Community Network. Mike was the founding member of the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience & Safer Communities from 2013 until his retirement in 2015.

 

 

 

 

inder singh

Inder Singh

Group Chief Financial Officer

BCom

Inder joined QBE in 2015 and was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in 2018. His previous roles at QBE include Chief Financial Officer for Australian & New Zealand Operations, and Group Head of Corporate Development and Financial Planning & Analysis. Inder has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services spanning property & casualty, life insurance and banking. He started his career at Arthur Andersen before working in investment banking in Sydney and London with Deutsche Bank and UBS. Prior to joining QBE, he was Group M&A Director at Aviva plc in London where he led a number of transformational transactions.

Peter Grewal

Peter Grewal

Group Chief Risk Officer

BA (Hons), CMIIA

Peter joined QBE in July 2018 as Group Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining QBE, Peter was the Chief Risk Officer, Reinsurance, at Swiss Re with a global remit covering property and casualty and life and health reinsurance. Earlier in his career Peter held roles in internal audit including Head of Group Internal Audit for Swiss Re, Head of Internal Audit for Scottish Re and Head of Audit for HSBC (Bank of Bermuda). 

 

 

 

Viv Bower

Vivienne (Viv) Bower

Group Executive Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

BA Organisational Communication

Viv joined QBE in January 2017 and was appointed Group Executive Corporate Affairs and Sustainability in 2019.  Formerly Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations for Lendlease, Viv has served in a number of senior consulting and internal roles specialising in investor relations and corporate affairs. This includes Head of Group Internal Communications at Westpac and Group General Manager of Communications at Multiplex Group (now Brookfield Multiplex), a global contracting and development company.

 

 

jason brown

Jason Brown

Group Chief Underwriting Officer

BEcon ACA

Jason has been involved in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Jason was the Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific from August 2017 and commenced the newly created role of Group Chief Underwriting Officer in January 2019. Jason joined QBE in 2002 after 13 years at Ernst & Young in the Financial Services Group in both assurance and consulting in Australia and the UK. Jason worked in Australian & New Zealand Operations as Executive General Manager, Technical & Operations (2005–2012) with responsibility for underwriting, reinsurance, actuarial and acquisitions before becoming Chief Risk Officer for Australian & New Zealand Operations and subsequently QBE Group.

 

 

 

 

todd jones

Todd Jones

Chief Executive Officer, North America

BSc, MBA

Todd joined QBE in October 2019 as Chief Executive Officer, North America. Prior to joining QBE, Todd held a number of senior roles at Willis Towers Watson including most recently as Head of Global Corporate Risk and Broking, and previously as CEO for Willis North America. Todd began his career as a technical broker in D&O and management liability, serving both large complex as well as middle market clients. Todd has over 25 years' insurance and financial services industry experience.

Matt Mansour

Matt Mansour

Group Chief Information Officer

MBA

Matt joined QBE in August 2018 as Group Chief Information Officer and was appointed to the Group Executive Committee in May 2019. Having held various senior roles in global organisations, such as Barclays Bank and GE, Matt is a senior executive with over 27 years’ experience in technology, operations and digital business leadership roles. 

margaret murphy

Margaret Murphy

Group Executive, People & Change

BA (Hons) Business

Margaret joined QBE in October 2016. Prior to this, she spent 10 years at Barclays Bank, based in the UK and working globally. She held various executive human resources and transformation roles across the Group including within the retail bank, corporate bank and global functions leading large scale organisational change. She began her career with London Underground and subsequently spent time with Inchcape and British American Tobacco, and was Head of Reward and Performance at J Sainsbury plc before joining Barclays in 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Pryce

Richard Pryce

Chief Executive Officer, International

B His (Hons) 

Richard joined QBE in 2012 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer, European Operations in 2013, he was then appointed Chief Executive Officer, International in 2019. Richard began his insurance career with R.W. Sturge syndicate at Lloyd’s where he became Claims Director. In 1996, Richard moved to Ockham as Professional Lines Class Underwriter for Syndicate 204. Richard went on to run ACE’s Financial Lines business in London before becoming President of ACE Global Markets in 2003 and ACE UK in 2007. He has worked in the London insurance market for over 35 years.

 

 

Scobie

Carolyn Scobie

Group General Counsel and Group Company Secretary

BA, LLB, MA, AGIA and ACIS

Carolyn joined QBE in January 2016 as Group General Counsel and Group Company Secretary. Prior to joining QBE, Carolyn was Group General Counsel at global industrial property group, Goodman, for 17 years, where she ran a multi disciplinary legal team working across 16 countries. Carolyn has extensive experience in corporate law, compliance, regulatory matters, litigation and managing the complexity of multiple jurisdictions.