Gavin Pearce

Chief Risk Officer, iCare NSW

Insurance & Care NSW (icare) was created on 1 September 2015 to deliver the State’s insurance and care schemes. Gavin joined icare in November 2015 as their inaugural Chief Risk Officer (although his LinkedIn profile says “Chief Risky Dude”).

Gavin is part of icare’s Executive Team and he manages the Risk & Governance area.

Prior to joining icare, Gavin was the Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited.

Gavin has also held senior actuarial positions in a number of large insurance companies. Before moving to Australia in 2008, Gavin worked at the Accident Compensation Corporation in New Zealand where his last role was Chief Actuary.

Gavin has a Masters degree in Statistics, an MBA from Henley Management College and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA). He is currently studying towards a Graduate Certificate in the Psychology of Risk at ACU.

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