Dr. Tony Coleman
Faculty Industry Advisory Board Member
- Adjunct Professor, Macquarie University
- Director, Lonergan Edwards and Associates
- Director, AMP Life Ltd
- Director, Low Carbon Australia
- Director, Antarctic Climate & Ecosystem CRC
- Member, International Accounting Standards Board Insurance Working Group
- Member, Australian National University Climate Change Advisory Committee
From 2000 until 2008, Tony was the Chief Risk Officer & Group Actuary of Insurance Australia Group (IAG). In both 2007 and 2008, Standard & Poors (S&P) recognised the quality of the risk management function lead by Tony when IAG was publicly rated by S&P as one of only 7 insurers in the world (out of some 250 rated globally) to have “Excellent” risk management processes, the highest ERM rating possible. Prior to joining IAG, Tony was a senior corporate finance partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In recent years, Tony has also been active in promoting a better understanding of global warming and climate change in government, the community and business by working extensively on this issue with eminent scientists, business leaders and NGOs. This has included working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) since 2004 as part of the Australian Climate Group and the Australian Conservation Foundation since 2005 on initiatives that have included the Australian Business Roundtable on Climate Change in 2006. Tony also represented IAG as a member of the United Nations Environmental Program Climate Change Working Group, was a contributing author to the IPCC’s Report in 2007.