Brad Joyce - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Brad is responsible for leading the organisation and executing the strategy. He draws on his extensive management and commercial expertise, which includes more than 15 years’ experience in the health insurance and health care industries.
Since May 2006, Brad has led and managed the organisation, enabling it to grow to become the largest industry-based fund in Australia.
In addition to his role as CEO, Brad also plays a leading role in shaping the future of the private health insurance sector as:
- Chair of Members Own Health Fund – an organisation established to promote the benefits of not-for-profit and mutual health funds
- Chair of hirmaa and a Director of Private Healthcare Australia Ltd – industry associations that are currently active in the private health insurance industry
- Deputy Chair of HAMBS Systems Ltd – an IT solutions provider to the health insurance industry
- a Director of the Australian Health Services Alliance Ltd – a hospital and medical contracting company in the health insurance industry.
David Lethbridge - Chief Operating Officer (COO)
David is responsible for the Business Development & Marketing and Membership Services functions of the Fund, with a strategic focus on developing and overseeing the execution of the Capability Program and the various initiatives that support that plan.
Underpinning his success as Chief Operating Officer is more than 20 years’ experience in various senior management positions in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
Prior to joining the Fund, David was the Company Secretary for the ASX listed company Hills Holdings Limited, Company Secretary for NIB Holdings Limited and Board Secretary and Legal Counsel for the New Zealand Apple and Pear Marketing Board.
Joseph Phung - Chief Executive Officer of Subsidiary Businesses
Joseph is responsible for managing the subsidiary business of Teachers Health, including Nurses and Midwives Health, Teachers Health Centres, Teachers Healthcare Services and Teachers Health Foundation.
Joseph was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Teachers Health. He has over 10 years' experience in the health insurance industry, working in a range of statistical, financial and business analysis roles.
Jane Coleman – Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Jane leads the finance, treasury, actuarial, analytics and benefits assurance functions for Teachers Health’s group of businesses.
She has over 20 years’ experience in finance, commercial and governance roles spanning professional and financial services, health insurance, health care and technology.
Jane was CFO and Company Secretary of ASX-listed dental business Pacific Smiles Group, and was instrumental in its successful IPO in 2014. She previously held senior finance roles with NIB, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Credit Suisse (London). Jane has also held external board positions within the finance and health sectors.
Penny Jones – General Counsel
Penny has been practicing law for over 25 years with experience in general commercial law, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Penny worked in private practice, with Freehills in Sydney and Lovells in London, as well as in corporate advisory firms and as general counsel of a listed health IT company.
Penny acts as an internal consultant to the business, providing advice on commercial and legal issues, to support decision making in a timely, professional and rigorous manner.
Mark Sinclair - Executive Manager, People & Learning
Mark’s role involves providing timely, effective and relevant human resources advice and support to the business. During his time with the Fund, Mark has introduced an effective human resources platform that provides employees with a workplace that supports life balance, professional development and equality.
Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in Human Resources across small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and multinational companies in the manufacturing, retail, general and life insurance and government enterprise sectors.