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Jenny Boddington

Jenny is a results-oriented CEO with over 40 years’ experience in significant businesses in the financial services sector in the UK, Australia and Asia/Hong Kong. She is Chair of Latitude Insurance and ANZ Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance and a Non-Executive Director of NSW Treasury Corporation and Munich Re Australasia.

Sitting at the core of Jenny’s skill set is a passion to deliver high performance using personal leadership and coaching. In practical terms, she has demonstrated ability to redefine strategy, and to identify the key value and management drivers required to create a successful enterprise. She has also significantly improved the financial results of the businesses that she has managed. Jenny is accustomed to managing the needs of both internal and external stakeholders in large complex businesses and compliance agencies. She is recognised as a collaborative leader, thriving on building strong teams with delegated responsibility and accountability.

After completing a Masters degree with honors at Oxford University in Metallurgy, Economics and Management, Jenny spent some years in London with leading strategy and technology consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton as well as the investment bank Morgan Grenfell. Jenny then moved to Sydney and became Director of Investment Banking and Director of Private Equity with Deutsche Bank.

Jenny has had a stellar career with QBE Insurance Group in Australia, holding a wide range of senior roles: Head of New Business Ventures, Head of Risk and Operations, CEO Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance, EGM Financial Institutions, Marketing, Change, Communications and Organisational Effectiveness, and finally Global Head of Bancassurance. Jenny has sat on numerous Boards in both executive and non-executive capacities. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of Chief Executive Women.

Jenny has been married to Phil for over 30 years and they have two sons. They have homes in Australia and France and enjoy travel. Jenny was a keen tennis player and still enjoys all ball sports, including golf. She is also a lover of classical music and a member of a choir in Sydney.