John was appointed General Manager Policy Regulation Directorate in April 2007 and brings considerable experience in the areas of public policy and regulatory matters as well as in the areas of corporate and government relations.
John previously worked for the Financial Planning Association as General Manager Policy and Government Relations, and was responsible for providing strategic and technical advice on regulation, public policy matters and lobbying activities.
John has also held senior management positions in government and corporate affairs roles with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Telstra. He was also with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade where his roles included First Secretary, Australian Embassy, Paris.
John has a Master of Public Affairs, Bachelor of Legal Studies and a Bachelor of Arts.
Fiona was appointed General Manager Policy, Consumer Outcomes, in July 2017. She was previously Senior Manager Government and Industry Relations and has worked at the Insurance Council since January 2010.
She is responsible for developing and implementing the Insurance Council’s policies in relation to consumer outcomes, the Consumer Liaison Forum, the General Insurance Code of Practice, state and federal statutory schemes and the ICA’s consumer referral service.
Fiona has worked for the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, the then-Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers’ Union and the NSW Attorney General’s Department. She has held senior positions in research, policy, consumer relations, stakeholder relations, regulation and law across a broad range of industries.
Fiona holds an Arts/Law degree from University of New South Wales.
Adrian is responsible for all obligations as required under the Corporation Law and other Statutes. He ensures that all Board and member policy directives are carried out and comply with all relevant laws. He is also responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of corporate governance are maintained and that all ASIC reporting and statutory obligations are met.
Adrian is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with a career managing B2B financial services businesses in AsiaPac. He brings strong financial, commercial, operational and strategic planning experience including performance analytics, financial planning, reporting, and lean business process improvement.
Prior to joining ICA in July 2015, he was Country Manager of a competitive risk consultancy. He is formerly Managing Director of Corporate Service Asia at Thomson Reuters and was Chief Operating Officer of Computershare Analytics, prior to which he was head of Strategic Planning at a UK private equity firm. He has worked in senior corporate advisory, business development, financial and commercial strategy roles. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, holds a Business degree from Curtin University and undertaken post-grad studies at UTS and INSEAD.
Campbell has more than two decades of experience as a journalist and communications consultant and is responsible for the Insurance Council's Communications directorate. A former newspaper journalist and editor, Campbell joined the Insurance Council in October 2011 from a multinational public relations firm, where he specialised in corporate communications, reputation management, thought leadership and crisis management for professional services firms, ASX-listed companies and financial services businesses.
He was previously a reporter, sub-editor and senior editor on leading publications including The Herald and The Herald Sun, Sunday Herald, Sunday Herald Sun, mX, The Australian and The Sunday Telegraph, and news agency Australian Associated Press.
Contact Campbell via Twitter at @ICAUS
Deborah joined the Insurance Council as Manager Human Resources & Administration in March 2008 and was appointed to the Executive team in July 2014.
She manages all aspects of the Insurance Council’s Human Resources directorate, including administration functions, facilities and payroll, and coordinates all external HR activities and HR Working Group.
Deborah is an experienced HR and corporate services professional with over ten years of generalist experience in human resource management, operations and administration management. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Operations Management and Employment Relations) and is a Certified Professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), and is currently completing a Master of Commerce (Human Resource Management) at the University of NSW.
Richard was appointed General Manager Government and Stakeholder Relations in June 2013.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in politics and public affairs, having worked for almost 20 years in senior government, private sector and party-related roles.
Richard is responsible for managing the Insurance Council's advocacy program and strategic lobbying across all levels of government.
Prior to joining the Insurance Council, he was the external relations manager of an ASX-listed company. He has previously worked as an adviser to two federal ministers, public affairs director for the Australian Hotels Association (WA), and deputy state director and director of party affairs for the Liberal Party (NSW).
Richard holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management and Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales.
As General Manager for the Policy, Risk and Disaster Planning Directorate, Karl is responsible for the facilitation of industry policy and initiatives regarding emerging risks as well as coordinating the industries response and partnership with government following a significant disaster event.
Karl brings with him significant experience in the disaster planning and risk management field. Prior to joining the Insurance Council, Karl was responsible for global Disaster Planning, Response and Mitigation for the Qantas Group of Companies. In conjunction with that role, Karl was active in international and domestic forums focused on a wide range of disaster events and emerging risks.
Prior to Qantas, Karl enjoyed a career in the Royal Australian Air Force, including several operational flying tours and appointments responsible for consequence management and disaster planning.