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Biography

Chris McGuinness

Australia/New Zealand - Head of Office

CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Operational Manager of Marsh’s Australian Captive Management practice based in Melbourne. Vice President of Marsh Pty Ltd. 8 years with Marsh, 8 years in the Industry. Our Australian team was formed in 2002 to manage self-insurance captives domiciled in Australia. Captives in Australia come under the supervision of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). APRA’s prudential standards in terms of compliance, governance and solvency are considered very stringent by international standards. Our team has developed the skills to manage our clients Australian-domiciled captives and ensure ongoing compliance with APRA’s prudential regulations. In 2010 New Zealand enacted Insurance legislation that also imposes stringent regulations in a similar vein to those in Australia.

EXPERIENCE

Chris has worked primarily in Treasury and Accounting roles and this experience is being utilized in the Captive Management field. Chris is a qualified accountant and has been able to utilize these skills in both the Corporate and Financial Services sectors. Chris currently has responsibility for the management of captives managed in Australia and New Zealand including a number of major clients including BHP Billiton, Westpac and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, Melbourne
Certified Practicing Accountant, CPA Australia