Executive Team

Phil White

Phil White
Chief Executive Officer

Phil White is CEO and Director of QBE LMI. He is also a Director of QBE Mortgage Insurance (Asia) Limited based in Hong Kong.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, Phil was responsible for strategy and distribution of all QBE's insurance products (LMI and general insurance) to financial institutions in Australia. Since joining QBE LMI in 2006, Phil has held a variety of senior roles, including General Manager of Financial Institution General Insurance, Head of Capital Markets and Structured Transactions, and Principal New Business Ventures.

Phil spent the first part of his career specialising in UK commercial property markets and, prior to joining QBE LMI, gained extensive global experience as a management consultant in the UK, Europe, Africa and Australia. Phil has a first-class Bachelor of Engineering degree and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Paul Jewell

Paul Jewell
Chief Operating Officer

Paul has thirty years' experience in retail banking and the mortgage and financial services industry. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2015, having initially joined QBE LMI in 2010 as Head of Underwriting. Paul is responsible for credit risk management and all operational aspects of the LMI business including underwriting and claims.

Paul worked for HSBC for over twenty years and after that as an independent risk consultant at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. His previous roles include Head of Consumer Credit Risk at HSBC Bank Australia Limited and Director, European Risk & Operations for HSBC's Greenfield consumer finance lending operations in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Republic of Ireland. Paul is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Colin Strange

Colin Strange
Chief Commercial Officer

Colin has more than 22-years of experience in the financial services sector in Australia and has spent most of his time working for Australia’s major insurance companies. He was appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) in 2017. Since joining QBE LMI in 2008, Colin has held a variety of senior roles, including Head of Business Development, National Distribution Manager and Senior Manager Capital Markets & Structured Transactions.

Colin started his career in Insurance Information Technology and spent more than a decade in building and implementing technology solutions that streamlined the Sales and Distribution function for key business partners.