Executive Team

Patricia Priest

Patricia Priest
General Manager, LMI

Patricia is General Manager QBE LMI and a Director of QBE Mortgage Insurance (Asia) Limited based in Hong Kong.

Prior to her appointment as General Manager, Patricia was the Deputy CFO in QBE’s Australia Pacific Division. Patricia has an extensive career in financial services holding executive positions in Munich Re and Zurich.

Patricia is a Chartered Accountant, holds the Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute in the UK and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Paul Coloe

Paul Coloe
Head of Underwriting

Paul has more than 30 years' experience in the mortgage and financial services industry. He was appointed Head of Underwriting in 2015. As Head of Underwriting, Paul has responsibility for delivery of LMI Underwriting and LMI Operations.

Paul has worked within the Insurance and mortgage industries for the past 30 years, with more than 25 of which have been focused on Lenders Mortgage Insurance.

Paul's leadership is focused on delivering underwriting solutions, and operational excellence for QBE LMI customers along with implementing QBE LMI's risk approach.

Working across Australia and internationally, Paul's previous roles have involved Claims Management, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Relationship Management and Business Improvements.