Executive Management

Executive Management

Michael Halliday | Chief Executive Officer

Michael joined Lawcover in September 2012. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of MDA National, an Australia-wide medical professional indemnity insurance provider.

With over 30 years’ experience in the professional indemnity insurance industry, in both Australia and the United Kingdom, Michael has consulted to medical and other professional indemnity/insurance organisations providing expertise on both strategy and operational management, with extensive experience in supporting the professional indemnity needs of professionals.

Kerrie Lalich | Chief Operations Officer

Kerrie joined Lawcover in February 2013 as Chief Operations Officer with primary responsibility for leading Professional Services of Lawcover – Claims, Insurance Services & Underwriting and Practice Support Services.

Kerrie was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1996 and her career has spanned several Sydney law firms. She specialised in personal injury, professional indemnity and insurance litigation.

In 2001 Kerrie moved from legal practice to the insurance industry, focusing on public liability, personal injury/catastrophic claims, professional indemnity and financial lines. Her insurance career has included time with AMP/GIO, QBE and MDA National.

Kerrie’s broad expertise includes leading diverse teams delivering professional indemnity, advisory and risk management education services with a key focus on successful outcomes, business rigour and client value.

Martin Hickling | Chief Financial Officer

Martin joined Lawcover in July 2016 as Investment Specialist. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in September 2017.

Martin qualified as a Fellow of The Institute of Actuaries in 1991. He is also a CFA charterholder.

He has had experience in a range of positions within the financial services sector, including roles at SEGC, Concord Capital / Invesco, Credit Suisse, Ord Minnett and Colonial Group.

Martin is an experienced portfolio manager / analyst and has researched the insurance sector of the Australian market for more than 25 years. He was previously Chair of the Actuaries Institute’s Wealth Management Sub-committee.