BSc (Econ) (Hons), ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP, FCII (UK), GAICD
Duncan West has been a director of the Group since September 2021. He is Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Duncan is a highly experienced company director with almost 40 years of experience in the general insurance and financial services sectors, in both director and senior executive roles, in Australia and overseas. His financial services expertise spans general and life insurance, banking and wealth management.
Duncan is Chairman of listed company Challenger Limited and a non-executive director of listed company Helia Group Ltd (formerly Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Limited). He is also a director of Avant Mutual Group Limited, Avant Group Holdings Limited, and Avant Insurance Limited, and Chairman of Habitat for Humanity Australia.
Duncan was previously Chairman and a director of The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Limited and Lawcover Insurance Pty Limited.
Duncan’s previous executive roles include CEO of Vero Insurance, CEO of CGU Insurance, and Executive General Manager of Insurance for NAB Wealth and MLC. He also previously worked with Royal Sun Alliance in its UK and Indian operations and is a past President of the Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.