Our Board of Directors
Geoff Black — Independent Non-Executive Chair
Geoff has over 30 years’ experience in life insurance and wealth management and is currently a director of Platypus Asset Management and was Head of Business Development at RGA Australia from 2015 until April 2019. Prior to joining the ClearView Board he held senior executive positions at RGA Australia, TAL Australia and was formerly Managing Director of PrefSure Life and Lumley Life Limited. Geoff holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury, Graduate Diplomas in Management and Financial Planning and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.
Geoff was appointed to the Board on 25 November 2019 and appointed as Chair of the Board on 1 July 2020. Geoff is also a member of the Board Audit Committee, Board Risk and Compliance Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Michael Alscher — Non-Executive Director
Michael is the Managing Partner and founder of Crescent Capital Partners Management Pty Limited. Prior to founding Crescent Capital Partners, Michael was a consultant at Bain International and the LEK Partnership where he spent considerable time working across banking and insurance clients. After leaving consulting, Michael was the Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Gowings Bros Limited.
Michael is the current Chairman of Cardno Limited, Australian Clinical Labs Limited, National Media Services Group Limited and National Dental Care Limited and 24-7Healthcare Pty Ltd.
Michael is also a Director of Aurora Expeditions Holdings Pty Ltd, Emapta Australia Pty Ltd and Green Leaves Early Learning Centres Pty Ltd. He is also a former Chairman and Director of Cover-More Group Limited and LifeHealthCare Group Limited, and a former Director of Metro Performance Glass Limited, Crumpler Pty Limited and Intega Group Limited.
Michael has served as a Non-Executive Director since 22 October 2012 and currently serves as a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Gary Burg — Independent Non-Executive Director
B.ACC (Wits), MBA (Wits)
Gary has significant experience in building life insurance businesses in South Africa and in Australia. Gary is Chairman of Edu Holdings Limited, an ASX listed company and various unlisted companies including Global Capital Holdings (Australia) Pty Limited, a company which manages principal investments on behalf of third parties.
Gary was appointed to the Board on 22 October 2012, and currently serves as a member of the Board Audit Committee, the Board Risk and Compliance Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Jennifer Lyon — Independent Non-Executive Director
BSc (Maths) (Hons), FIAA, GAICD
Jennifer is an experienced actuary, small business owner and Director. She was a founding owner of recruitment firm SKL Executive and served as a Director until December 2020. Jennifer has also formerly held a number of senior and Director positions including non-executive Director and President of the Actuaries Institute of Australia, Managing Director of QED Actuarial, a specialist actuarial recruitment firm, a Director of Hall & Lyon which managed the distribution of actuarial education material, and worked at AMP and Towers Perrin in superannuation and financial services.
Jennifer has also served on ClearView’s superannuation trustee board, ClearView Life Nominees Pty Ltd since 1 July 2014 and acted as its Chairperson from December 2016 to July 2020. Jennifer was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2020 and is a member and Chair of both the Board Risk and Compliance Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Board Audit Committee.
Nathanial Thomson — Non-Executive Director
BCom (Hons), LLB (Hons)
Nathanial is a partner of Crescent Capital Partners Management Pty Limited. Nathanial has significant consulting experience for financial institutions at McKinsey & Co. He is the former deputy Chairman of Cover-More Group Limited prior to its listing on the ASX, a former Director of Metro Performance Glass Limited, prior to its listing on the ASX, and is currently a Director of Cardno Limited, Australian Clinical Labs Limited, National Dental Care Limited, National Home Doctor Service Pty Limited, 24-7Healthcare Pty Ltd and Chair of Clover Insurance Pty Limited.
Nathanial was appointed to the Board on 22 October 2012 and currently serves as a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Edward Fabrizio — Independent Non-Executive Director
Bec, MBA, FIAA, FAICD
Edward is an experienced life insurance actuary with over 30 years’ experience and has been operating his own actuarial consulting business since 2016. Prior to joining the ClearView Board he was the Managing Director of General Reinsurance Life Australia, a Non-Executive Director and Council Member of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, Director in KPMG’s Actuarial practice as well as the Appointed Actuary for various life insurance and reinsurance companies.
Edward was appointed to the Board on 28 June 2023, and is Chair of the Board Audit Committee and a member of both the Board Risk and Compliance Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Nadine Gooderick — Managing Director
Nadine was appointed Managing Director of ClearView on 1 July 2023. She is a proven life insurance leader with extensive experience managing international programs and leading large diverse teams across different functions and markets.
Nadine joined ClearView in October 2020 as General Manager, Transformation. In August 2022, she was appointed as Group Executive – Technology and Development, with responsibility for ClearView’s technology, data and marketing functions.
Since joining ClearView, Nadine’s key achievements include establishing and executing the Group’s transformation program. Nadine was instrumental in overseeing the launch of the Group’s new enterprise policy administration system and underwriting rules engine.
Prior to joining ClearView, Nadine spent almost 25 years at RGA Reinsurance, including the last eight years as Chief Operating Officer for Australia and New Zealand from 2011 to 2019. In that role, she had responsibility for the key functions of underwriting, medical and technical services, claims and operations as well as project management. Prior to that, Nadine was Vice President, Asia Pacific Regional Office.
At RGA, Nadine’s career highlights include the start-up of several of RGA’s International Offices as part of the group’s global expansion into Asia and Europe as well as the delivery of a substantial, multi-year transformation program for the management of disability income and TPD insurance claims; and the delivery of an end-to-end group administration system over two years.
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