The Committee is made up of independent chairperson, an industry representative and a consumer representative.


Chairperson

Oscar Shub

Appointed: 1 Jan 2022

Term expires: 31 Dec 2024

Oscar Shub is a part-time consultant with law firm Clyde & Co. He is also a Senior Member of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) in the Occupational Division, presiding over disciplinary complaints against health practitioners for breaches of their respective codes of conduct. Prior to the establishment of NCAT, he performed the same role as chairman of the Health Practitioners Council of Australia.

While still in a full-time partnership at the law firm Allens Arthur Robinson (now named Allens), he was appointed as Chairman of the Appeals Division of the Pharmaceutical Associations Compliance Committee, dealing with complaints against pharmaceutical companies for breaches of their code of conduct.

For a number of years, Oscar also sat as a member of the former Superannuation Complaints Commission, hearing disputes between members of superannuation funds and fund managers.

He is an experienced and accredited mediator. From 1979, Oscar was involved in the setting up, development and teaching of mediation in Australia and has since participated in mediations both as mediator and acting on behalf of clients.


Industry representative

David Duffield

Appointed: 1 Jan 2017
Term expires: 31 Dec 2022

David commenced his insurance career as an insurance broker in 1973 working with Marsh Pty Ltd and its predecessor companies.

David has held the role of Australian Chief Executive for Marsh and, more recently, was Chief Client Officer for Marsh in the Pacific region. He worked actively with clients to understand their risk profile and design optimal risk financing and insurance solutions. David has also worked with clients on the settlement of large or complex claims. David retired from Marsh Pty Ltd in April 2018.

David was a NIBA Director for over 15 years which included a two-year term as President. He has also chaired the Finance Committee, Marketing Committee and Conference Committee for the Association. The Insurance Broker Code was developed and implemented during David’s term as NIBA President.

With over 45 years of insurance industry experience, David has strong professional links and a well-established network in the insurance industry both in Australia and Europe.


Consumer Representative

The current position of the IBCCC Consumer Representative is vacant.

Pursuant to the IBCCC Charter, this appointment is made by the AFCA Board, who are currently working on filling the position.

In the meantime, the Alternate Consumer Representative, Drew MacRae (see below) has stepped up in his position.


Alternate Consumer Representative

Drew MacRae

Appointed: 17 May 2019
Term expires:16 May 2022

Drew is the Policy and Advocacy Officer at the Financial Rights Legal Centre in Sydney.

Drew has worked in policy development and advocacy for close to 20 years.  At the Financial Rights Legal Centre, Drew has focused on insurance policy issues including researching and drafting the Guilty Until Proven Innocent Report into insurance investigations. He has also drafted submissions and advocated on both the General and Life Insurance Codes of Practice. Drew has worked in the credit and debt space, including the Banking Code of Practice, Royal Commission and, more recently, the implementation of open banking and the Consumer Data Right.

Drew has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of NSW and a Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communications) from Macquarie University.


Alternate Industry Representative

John JT Phillips

Appointed: 1 Jan 2014
Term expires: 31 Dec 2022

John is a current director of J & R Phillips Services Pty Ltd and Non-Executive Director of Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd, providing consultancy services to insurance brokers, claims providers and insurance underwriters. He has extensive experience in the insurance broking industry, including having been CEO of Steadfast Group Limited for 12 years.