John Lucas

Insurance Manager

Insurance Council

John Lucas started with the Insurance Council in 1996 as Insurance Manager responsible for facilitating a number of the Councils technical working committees and takes the leading role in coordinating the industry response to an Insurance emergency event and is the Councils spokesperson for property, marine and motor insurance issues. John is presently assisting the Insurance Council with community messaging about property and business resilience from the effects of climate change, seismic events and flammable building materials. John began his insurance career with NZI in the early eighties specialising in farm insurance and commercial property underwriting. He made a move to the UK where he worked for a number broker firms and eventually began specialising in insolvency insurance placement both in the London and the Sydney markets. John is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance