We are pleased to announce and welcome Andrew Kearnan as the incoming Chair of Unimutual Limited in December 2021.
Andrew Kearnan, MAICD, MBA, BSc (Hons), has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the evolving risk, insurance and financial sectors and will help the Unimutual team in providing additional benefits to our Members.
Andrew is currently also a Director of Teachers Mutual Bank Limited, RACQ Insurance Limited, Nimble Money Limited and the Australian Shareholders’ Association. He sits on or Chairs the Audit Committees for each of these organisations. He runs an independent Corporate Advisory business, providing strategic, corporate finance and capital markets advice to financial services businesses.
Andrew has held Executive and Non-Executive positions at leading financial services institutions in Australia including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Hollard Insurance, Greenstone Financial Services, Complii FinTech Solutions, Commonwealth (Life) Insurance Holdings Limited and the Colonial First State Group. He sat on the Australian Accounting Standards Board, setting IFRS based accounting standards in Australia. He was consistently rated as one of Australia’s top equity research analysts in the financial sector over a 19-year capital markets career.
Andrew has an Honours degree in Science (Biochemistry), an MBA, is a Member of the AICD and has completed the AICD Company Directors course.
Our Chair Martin Griffith has retired after 37 years in the university sector, and has held the position of Chair for the past 24 years. Martin brought an exceptional level of expertise and dedication to Unimutual and its Members and will be dearly missed.
Join us in welcoming Andrew, and farewell outgoing Chair Martin Griffith.