Board of Directors
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Allianz Australia Board of Directors, Investment Committee and Nomination Committee. Member of the Allianz Australia Risk Committee, Audit Committee, People Culture and Remuneration Committee and Technology Committee
Paula Dwyer’s executive leadership and business career was in financial and corporate advisory services in mergers and acquisitions, financial markets, corporate finance, strategy and investments. Her career as a Chairman and non-executive director spans banking and finance, investment, insurance, healthcare, gambling and entertainment, fast-moving consumer goods, property and construction and retailing.
Paula is presently a non-executive director of Dexus Funds Management Limited, Lion Beverages Group, Amcil Limited and Chairman and non-executive director of Blackmores Limited and Elenium Automation Pty Ltd. Paula is a member of the Committee of the Melbourne Cricket Club.
Managing Director and Member of the Allianz Australia Investment Committee
Richard Feledy joined Allianz in 2001 and has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He was appointed Managing Director in 2018 and is responsible for the overall performance of the Allianz Australia Group of companies in Australia. As a member of the Champions of Change Coalition, he is committed to gender equity and diversity.
Richard is presently a director of the Insurance Council of Australia.
Anthony (Tony) Johnson
Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Allianz Australia Audit Committee. Member of the Allianz Australia Risk Committee, Technology Committee and Investment Committee
Tony Johnson was a Partner and CEO of global professional services firm EY in Oceania, and was a member of EY Asia Pacific and global leadership teams. Over 34 years he combined senior firm leadership roles with client work at large Australian and global organisations, predominately in the financial services sector. Tony was formerly a member of Champions of Change Coalition, Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity, Business Council of Australia Committees, Business Advisory Board of Monash Business School and the Board of Australian Business Community Network (ABCN).
Tony is presently a Director of Bupa ANZ (currently Audit Committee Chair and Chairman Elect of the Board of Directors), E&P Financial, member of the Advisory Boards of Fujitsu ANZ (Chair) and Kieser Australia, the Melbourne Cricket Club Committee, Board of Management of the Melbourne Theatre Company and the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation.
Michael (Mike) Hawker AM
Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Allianz Australia Technology Committee. Member of the Allianz Australia Risk Committee, Audit Committee, and Investment Committee
Mike Hawker has substantial experience, with over 35 years in the financial services industry, including as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Insurance Australia Group from 2001 to 2008 and President of the Insurance Council of Australia from 2004 to 2005. Prior to this, he held senior positions at Westpac, and with Citibank in Australia and Europe. Mike brings a deep understanding of risk management, audit, sustainability and technology transformation, gained through experience in executive and director positions in Australia and internationally.
Mike is presently Lead Independent Director of Washington H. Soul Pattison Limited and Altium, Deputy Chair of BUPA Australia and New Zealand, non-executive director of BUPA Group (UK), Vicinity Centres Limited and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Jane McAloon AM
Non-executive Director and Chairman of the People Culture and Remuneration Committee. Member of the Allianz Australia Risk Committee, Audit Committee and Technology Committee and Nomination Committee
Jane McAloon has been in the natural resources, energy, infrastructure, and utility industries for over 30 years. She was formerly the President, Governance and Group Company Secretary at BHP Billiton and Executive Director Strategic Services and Group Company Secretary at AGL. She held senior leadership roles with the NSW Government including Director General Energy and Utilities Department and Deputy/Assistant Director General Cabinet Office, Energy, Rail and Land/Water Departments. She previously worked in private legal practice, as well as tutoring in Economics at Monash Universtiy.
Jane is a non-executive director and Chairman of Energy Australia Limited and BlueScope Steel Limited, a member of Allens Linklaters Advisory Board, and the Chairman of the Monash University Foundation.
Non-executive Director and Chairman of Allianz Australia Risk Committee. Member of the Allianz Australia Audit Committee, Technology Committee and People, Culture and Remuneration Committee
Vickki McFadden has broad experience in accounting, finance, risk management, corporate governance and law and is a former investment banker with considerable expertise in capital markets and corporate finance transactions.
Vickki is presently a non-executive director and Chairman of The GPT Group.
Non-Executive Director and Member of the Allianz Australia Audit Committee, Risk Committee, Investment Committee, Nomination Committee, People, Culture and Remuneration Committee andTechnology Committee
Thomas Naumann has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, with extensive knowledge of the financial services sector. He has held various senior positions in the Allianz SE group since 2003 and was an Executive Director for Allianz Asset Management AG, KG Allgemeine Leasing GmbH & Co. and a Senior General Manager for Dresdner Bank AG.
Thomas is presently an Executive Vice President of Allianz SE, a non-executive director of Allianz S.p.A, Allianz Sigorta A.S., Allianz Hayat ve Emeklilik A.S. and the Allianz Australia Life Insurance group of companies. Thomas is also a member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Allianz Versicherungs-AG, and member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit & Risk Subcommittee of Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty SE, Munich.
Christopher (Chris) Townsend
Non-Executive Director of Allianz Australia and Member of the Risk Committee and Audit Committee
Chris Townsend has extensive knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance sector, including in the Asia Pacific region, having held various senior executive roles across the industry over the last 34 years. Prior to his appointment to the Board of Management of Allianz in 2021, Chris was the CEO International at AIG Inc. based in Hong Kong and London, responsible for all of AIG’s general insurance business outside of the USA, and the CEO for MetLife Asia and part of the Global Executive Committee.
Chris is presently a member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, overseeing the Global Insurance Lines, Reinsurance, Anglo Markets, Middle East and Africa. Chris is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE, and a non-executive director of a number of other Allianz Global Group companies.
Non-Executive Director of Allianz Australia
Renate Wagner has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and insurance industries having worked in various senior executive roles.
She commenced in 2013 at Allianz SE as Head of CFO Office before becoming Head of CEO Office, and has since held a number of roles including Regional CFO Allianz Asia Pacific (Singapore), Regional CEO of Life & Health, Allianz Asia Pacific (Singapore) and Chief Human Resources Officer, Allianz SE.
Renate is presently a member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Germany (since 2020) overseeing Asia Pacific, Mergers and Acquisitions, People and Culture. Renate is also Chairperson of Allianz (China) Insurance Holding Company Ltd, a member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz Holding Eins GmbH (Vienna), a non-executive director of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co Ltd (India), and a member of the Board of Directors of UniCredit S.p.A (Milan).
Alternate Director for Renate Wagner and Christopher Townsend
Jan-Christian Rosemeyer has held a number of senior executive roles since he commenced with Allianz SE in 2002, including Senior Advisor for Africa & MENA, Country Chief Financial Officer with Allianz Ayudhya in Thailand, Chief Financial Officer at Allianz SE Reinsurance Branch Singapore. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors on a number of Allianz subsidiaries and a qualified member of the German actuarial society DAV since 2006.
Jan is presently the Head of the Business Division, Asia Pacific, at Allianz SE in Munich.
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