BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MA (Melb)
Mr Lindsay Tanner has been a director of the Group since January 2018. He is Chairman of the Customer Committee and of Group subsidiary Suncorp Insurance Ventures Pty Ltd. He is a member of the Risk Committee. He is President of Essendon Football Club and a non-executive director of Virgin Australia International Holdings. He brings to Suncorp an acute appreciation of the technological, regulatory and political changes shaping the financial services industry.
Mr Tanner has worked at the highest levels of government and business for over 35 years, including as Minister for Finance and Deregulation from 2007-2010, where he played a significant role in regulatory reform in the financial services sector. He also served as Minister for the Future Fund during the Global Financial Crisis.
Mr Tanner is a recognised authority on corporate governance and has been a Special Adviser for financial advisory firm Lazard (Australia) for the past nine years, where he has had extensive involvement in the financial sector and with Mergers and Acquisitions.
He was also a non-executive director of listed company Covata Limited and Lifebroker, the life insurance broking company. Mr Tanner began his professional career as a lawyer representing consumers in disputed personal injury and motor insurance claims.