Doctors' Health Fund

  • The Doctors’ Health Fund is a registered private health insurer, committed to implementing high standards of corporate governance. The Doctors’ Health Fund Board comprises a highly experienced team of directors with broad experience in the insurance and financial services sectors.


  • Mr Peter Beck

    Mr Peter Beck

    Mr Beck is a Director of AMGL, AGHL and AIL. Mr Beck is an actuary by profession and has over 30 years’ experience in banking, insurance, superannuation and investments working in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. He was formerly CEO of Pillar Administration, CEO of CommInsure, and Group General Manager, Strategic Development and Group Appointed Actuary at Colonial.

    Special responsibilities: Chair of the Risk Committee, Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Group Investment Committee.

  • Mr Tony Bofinger

    Mr Tony Bofinger

    Mr Bofinger is a Director of AIL. Mr Bofinger is an actuary with over 30 years’ experience in life insurance, superannuation and investment, and he has expertise in risk management, capital management and finance. He is currently Chief Risk Officer of Challenger Limited, and was previously Appointed Actuary and Chief Financial Officer of Challenger Life Company Limited. Prior to that he held a range of executive positions in direct insurance, reinsurance and consulting.

    Special responsibilities: Member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee.

  • Associate Professor Gillian Farrell

    Associate Professor Gillian Farrell

    Associate Professor Farrell is a Director of AMGL and AGHL. She is plastic and reconstructive surgeon who works as a Senior Oncological Surgeon at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and is a member of the Council of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is the ASPS Clinical Lead of the Australian Breast Device Registry, a member of the TGA Breast Implant Expert Working Group and TGA Advisory Committee on Medical Devices and a Clinical Advisor to the Prostheses List. She is an Associate Professor at Monash University.

    Special responsibilities: Director of The Doctors’ Heath Fund. Member of the Audit and Risk Committees.

  • Ms Natasha Fenech

    Ms Natasha Fenech

    Natasha Fenech is the Group CEO and Managing Director of the Avant Mutual Group. Before joining Avant in 2019 as CEO of Medical Indemnity, Natasha held various senior roles within the financial industry, including CEO of SuperConcepts and Executive General Manager of Customer, Product and Pricing at Suncorp. Natasha is an associate member of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

    Special responsibilities: Group CEO and Managing Director of Avant Mutual Group

  • Dr Beverley Rowbotham

    Associate Professor Beverley Rowbotham

    Associate Professor Rowbotham is the Chair of AMGL and AGHL and is a Director of AIL, DHF and the Avant Foundation. She is Director of Haematology and a member of the Executive Advisory Committee at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology. She is the Chair of the AMA Federal Council, the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Committee and is a past President of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Dr Rowbotham is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, and is a member of the MBS Review Taskforce and other government committees. Dr Rowbotham is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a Director of RCPA Quality Assurance Programs Pty Limited, AEIOU Foundation for children with autism and Genome One.

    Special responsibilities: Director of Avant Foundation Limited and The Doctors’ Health Fund Pty Ltd. Member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee.

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