About Us

Director Board

Phil White

Chief Executive Officer

QBE LMI - Head of Capital Markets & Structured Transactions, Phil White

Phil White is CEO and Director of QBE LMI. He is also a Director of QBE Mortgage Insurance (Asia) Limited based in Hong Kong.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, Phil was responsible for strategy and distribution of all QBE's insurance products (LMI, general and life insurance) to financial institutions in Australia. Since joining QBE LMI in 2006 Phil has held a variety of senior roles, including General Manager of Financial Institution General Insurance, Head of Capital Markets and Structured Transactions, and Principal New Business Ventures.

Phil spent the first part of his career specialising in UK commercial property markets and, prior to joining QBE LMI, gained extensive global experience as a management consultant in the UK, Europe, Africa and Australia. Phil has a first-class bachelor of engineering degree and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Paul Jewell

Chief Operating Officer

Paul JewellPaul has more than 25 years' experience in the mortgage and financial services industry in risk management and operations. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2015, after joining QBE LMI in 2010 as Head of Underwriting. As COO, Paul is responsible for credit risk management and all operational aspects of the LMI business including underwriting and claims.

Prior to QBE, Paul was a risk consultant at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Before joining CBA, he  worked for the HSBC Group for 22 years, starting in the UK. His previous roles include Head of Consumer Credit Risk & Operations at HSBC Bank Australia Limited and Director, European Risk & Operations for HSBC's Greenfield consumer finance lending operations in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Republic of Ireland.

Colin Strange

Chief Commercial Officer

Colin has  more than 22 years of experience in the financial services sector in Australia and has spent most of his time working for Australia‚Äôs major insurance companies.  He was appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) in 2017.  Since joining QBE LMI in 2008 Colin has held a variety of senior roles, including Head of Business Development, National Distribution Manager and Senior Manager Capital Markets & Structured Transactions.

Colin started his career in Insurance Information Technology and spent more than a decade in building and implementing technology solutions that streamlined the Sales and Distribution function for key business partners.