Audette Exel AO


BA, LLB (Hons)

Non-executive Director

About Audette


Ms Exel has been a director of the Group since June 2012 and is a member of the Risk Committee. She brings to Suncorp a strong legal background and deep business experience in insurance, reinsurance and investment management.

Ms Exel gained valuable insight as a regulator on the board of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (1999–2005). She brings to the Suncorp Board a deep understanding of governance and compliance from her former roles as Chairman of the Bermuda Stock Exchange (1995–1996) and as Managing Director of Bermuda Commercial Bank (1993–1996).

In 1998 Ms Exel founded the Adara Group, a pioneering organisation which exists to support people living in extreme poverty, and is Chief Executive Officer of Adara’s two Australian businesses and Chair of Adara Development. She was named Australia’s ‘Leading Philanthropist’ 2016 by Philanthropy Australia and in 2013 was awarded an honorary Order of Australia for service to humanity through her work at Adara Group.


Board of Directors


Christine McLoughlin

Christine McLoughlin

Chairman & Non-executive Director

Michael Cameron

Michael Cameron

Managing Director & CEO

Audette Exel AO

Audette Exel AO

Non-executive Director

Sally Herman

Sally Herman

Non-executive Director

Simon Machell

Simon Machell

Non-executive Director

Dr Douglas McTaggart

Dr Douglas McTaggart

Non-executive Director

Lindsay Tanner

Lindsay Tanner

Non-executive Director

Sylvia Falzon

Sylvia Falzon

Non-executive Director


Senior Executives


Michael Cameron

Michael Cameron

CEO & Managing Director

Sarah Harland

Sarah Harland

Chief Information Officer

Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

Chief Program Excellence Officer

Pip Marlow

Pip Marlow

Chief Executive Officer Customer Marketplace

Gary Dransfield

Gary Dransfield

Chief Executive Officer Insurance

David Carter

David Carter

Chief Executive Officer Banking & Wealth

Paul Smeaton

Paul Smeaton

Chief Executive Officer New Zealand

Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Chief Financial Officer

Amanda Revis

Amanda Revis

Chief People Experience Officer

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Chief Risk Officer