Group Chief Executive Officer
Brad has been Chief Executive Officer of Teachers Health since May 2006 and Group Chief Executive Officer since October 2019. Under his leadership Teachers Health has grown to be the largest industry-based not for profit health insurer in Australia. The Teachers Health Group now comprises industry-based not for profit health insurer Nurses & Midwives Health, UniHealth, Teachers Health Centres, Teachers Healthcare Services and the Teachers Health Foundation. Brad has extensive leadership, executive management, strategic and commercial expertise, gained from more than 15 years as CEO in the health insurance and health care industries as well as senior management experience across a number of industry sectors through his career.
Brad also plays a leading role in shaping the future of the private health insurance sector through his work as:
- Chair of Members Health Fund Alliance – an industry association that is active in the health insurance industry, shaping government policy and reform
- a Director of Members Own Health Funds – an organisation established to promote the benefits of not-for-profit and mutual health funds
- a Director of HAMBS Systems Ltd – an IT solutions provider to the health insurance industry
- a Director of the Australian Health Services Alliance Ltd – a hospital and medical contracting company in the health insurance industry.
- Council Member of the International Federation of Health Plans
Brad is a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of CPA Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) degree from the University of Newcastle.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Teachers Health, David has many responsibilities spanning the Information Services, Transformation, Membership Services, Health Insurance, Member Experience and Teachers Healthcare Services functions. He also oversees the execution of a range of initiatives that support the delivery of Teachers Health’s strategic plan.
David joined Teachers Health in 2012 bringing with him over 20 years’ experience in various senior management positions in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
Previously, David was the Company Secretary for the ASX listed company Hills Holdings Limited, Company Secretary for NIB Holdings Limited and Board Secretary and Legal Counsel for the New Zealand Apple and Pear Marketing Board.
Chief Executive Officer of Subsidiary Businesses
Joseph is responsible for managing the subsidiary business of Teachers Health, including Nurses and Midwives Health, Teachers Health Centres, Teachers Healthcare Services and Teachers Health Foundation.
Joseph was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Teachers Health. He has over 10 years' experience in the health insurance industry, working in a range of statistical, financial and business analysis roles.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Jane leads the finance, treasury, actuarial, analytics and benefits assurance functions for Teachers Health’s group of businesses.
Jane joined Teachers Health in 2019. She has over 20 years’ experience in finance, commercial and governance roles spanning professional and financial services, health insurance, health care and technology.
Jane was CFO and Company Secretary of ASX-listed dental business Pacific Smiles Group, and was instrumental in its successful IPO in 2014. She previously held senior finance roles with NIB, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Credit Suisse (London). Jane has also held external board positions within the finance and health sectors.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer of Teachers Health, Anthony is responsible for delivering the strategy, security and management of technology services across the organisation.
Overseeing the Information Services department at Teachers Health, Anthony and his team work as internal business consultants to support the entire business. He oversees projects aimed at improving our infrastructure, software, customer resource management and system support.
With more than 20 years’ experience working in private health insurance, Anthony has extensive experience ranging from start-up to large corporate insurers. Anthony actively involves himself in industry-wide developments and participates frequently in industry forums.
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
Greg joined Teachers Health in early 2017, and is responsible for overseeing the ongoing development of an effective approach to managing risk, driven through our people, that creates value for the organisation and our members, and is supported by a strong risk culture.
Prior to moving into private health insurance, Greg has had an extensive career in the general insurance industry, working for several large and well respected local and multinational general insurers.
Chief Marketing Officer
With over 30 years’ experience in marketing and management, Wendy joined Teachers Health in 2013, before becoming Chief Marketing Officer in 2017.
Wendy oversees a team of marketeers, digital experts, product and member experience analysts, communications specialists, engagement and business development officers.
Under Wendy’s leadership, the impact and brand awareness of Teachers Health in the digital space, as well as face-to-face, has significantly increased with the organisation’s current and potential members.
Before joining Teachers Health, Wendy was Head of Marketing & Retail at My Credit Union.
Penny was appointed General Counsel of Teachers Health in 2012, following more than 30 years’ experience in general commercial law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Penny acts as an internal consultant, providing advice on commercial and legal issues to support decision making. She was also involved in the establishment of the Teachers Health Foundation.
Before joining Teachers Health, Penny worked at Freehills (now Herbet Smith Freehills) in Sydney and Lovells (now Hogan Lovells International LLP) in London. As well as extensive legal experience in private practice, Penny has worked in corporate advisory firms and was General Counsel of an ASX-listed health IT company.
Executive Manager, People & Learning
Mark leads Teachers Health’s People & Learning team. Under his management, the team provide timely, effective and relevant human resources advice and support.
Since joining Teachers Health in 2006, Mark has introduced an effective human resources platform that provides employees with a workplace that supports life balance, professional development and equality.
Mark has more than three decades of experience in Human Resources across small to medium enterprises and multinational companies in the manufacturing, retail, general and life insurance, and government enterprise industries.