QBE appoints Steve Ferguson to Board

QBE Insurance announced the appointment of Steve Ferguson as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the QBE Group Board.

Mike Wilkins, Chairman of the QBE Group Board, said, “It is my pleasure to welcome Steve Ferguson to the Board. Steve has had an outstanding career and brings a strong focus on audit, risk and stakeholder collaboration.”

Steve is an accomplished financial services executive and business leader with over 30 years of experience including serving as a Financial Services Leadership partner at Ernst and Young (EY) for more than 15 years, where he was also the signing Audit Partner for numerous top 50 ASX Listed companies.

More recently, Steve has held Board level positions across the commercial, government and not-for-profit sectors for the past 6 years.

Steve is currently serving as a Non-Executive Director for Bank Australia Ltd, GenRe Australia, GenRe Life Australia, and for Parkinson’s Australia. He is also an external member of the UNSW Sydney Audit Committee and Risk Committee and part-time CFO for BackTrack Youth Works.

Steve’s appointment will be effective from November 1, 2023, subject to satisfactory completion of relevant regulatory approvals.