David has over 25 years executive leadership experience. For the past 12 years David has been Chief Executive of RAA Insurance, South Australia’s largest Personal Lines
insurer, retiring in 2020. Prior to RAA Insurance, David held senior executive positions at IAG, accountable for the SGIC (SA) and SGIO (WA) brands.
David is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), completed his MBA and attended Executive Management programs at Columbia Business School New York and the London Business School. David is passionate about developing people, building a strong inclusive team culture, and driving sustainable profitable growth by executing well defined strategies and embedding change across the organisation.
Leadership that drives sustainable growth
Under David’s leadership, RAA Insurance has grown significantly to be the dominant personal
lines insurer in South Australia with market shares of 35% Motor & 25% Home – achieved by
year on year double digit customer growth.
Board Director and strategic advisory
He has been a Director on the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Board and is currently a Director on the South Australian Government Financing Authority (SAFA) Advisory Board. RAA Insurance has been recognised numerous times by consumer groups as providing outstanding products, Customer / Member satisfaction and being awarded the Small / Medium General Insurance Company of the year three times.
David is a humble, inspiring and personable leader who provides clarity to complex business
challenges. He steers teams to achieve clearly defined outcomes and supports teams to achieve their goals.