FMG appoints Alex Johnston as Chief Insurance Officer

Thursday 22 September 2022

FMG has appointed Alex Johnston as Chief Insurance Officer after an executive search conducted by SEQEL Partners.

Alex joins FMG from her current role as Manager, Actuarial Funding & Advice with ACC and has over 20 years’ experience in Insurance having been accountable for Pricing, Analysis and advice on organisational strategy. 

Alex has extensive experience leading teams of insurance professionals, including those of a more technical nature and she brings an in-depth knowledge of insurance product and pricing models, structures and systems combined with proven experience forming and executing strategy across pricing, product development, portfolio management and responding to the regulatory oversight of insurance operations.  Alex’s strong commercial acumen is complemented by her networks across the Aotearoa/ New Zealand and global insurance industries having worked for ACC, IAG NZ, Royal Bank of Scotland (UK), Norwich Union Insurance (UK) and AXA Insurance (UK) in a variety of Pricing and analytical roles. 

Originally from a farming background, Alex is looking forward to bringing her experience from across rural Aotearoa/ New Zealand and the broader insurance industry together. 

Alex holds a Master of Science in Statistics with Distinction from the University of Otago and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Statistics & Botany. Upon commencement with FMG, New Zealand’s leading rural insurance provider, she will report to the Chief Executive Adam Heath.