Peter Bailey appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer
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Peter Bailey appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer

April 17, 2024

We are delighted to announce that Peter Bailey will be joining Ansvar as Chief Underwriting Officer.
Recently coming from AIG Australia as Head of Portfolio Solutions, Peter is a senior financial services executive with over 30 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry and has held senior leadership positions in both Australia and the London market.

Throughout his career Peter has held a variety of underwriting management and senior management roles at both local and global insurers. He has had extensive experience in driving underwriting strategy to achieve profitable growth, together with developing high-performing teams and building organisational capability. Peter brings diverse commercial & specialty lines experience across all classes of property, casualty and financial lines.

In his new role, Peter will be responsible for setting Ansvar’s underwriting strategy and delivering excellence in pricing, analytics and portfolio management. In addition, Peter will focus on enhancing the underwriting governance frameworks and building organisational capability in technical underwriting. “I’m thrilled to join the Ansvar team and keen to make a real difference by continuing to build and grow a better and stronger business in support of Ansvar’s broader mission of giving back to the community.” says Peter Bailey, Chief Underwriting Officer.

Warren Hutcheon, Chief Executive Officer comments: “We are delighted to have Peter Bailey join us as our Chief Underwriting Officer. Peter is highly experienced, well known within the insurance industry and will undoubtedly be a strong complement to our senior management team. We look forward to Peter’s contribution as a new member of our Executive Leadership Team and guiding the business through the next phase of growth and supporting our goal of growing to give back”.



John Morrow, National Marketing Manager, 03 8630 3192 /



With over 60 years of experience in the Australian insurance industry, Ansvar has become a leading specialist provider of insurance and risk management solutions for the Care Services, Community Services (Not for Profits), Education and Learning, Faith Communities, Arts, Culture and Heritage and Commercial Property Owner sectors. Being part of the Benefact Group, Ansvar also has a long history of giving back to our community through donations, sponsorships and our own Community Education Program designed to help and support disadvantaged young Australians. For more information, visit:

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