MDA National Executive Team

We pride ourselves on attracting and retaining highly qualified professionals and industry experts to support our Members. 

MDA National employs more than 110 staff across Australia with local offices in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia.

Our unique people-first culture is underpinned by the “MDA National Way” and it is this set of longstanding principles that positions us to ensure Members are at the heart of everything we do. We recognise our people and industry relationships as one of many great assets.

Our Executive Team

Our Executive Team is charged by our Boards with the responsibility of implementing corporate strategy, maintaining our Member-first culture, and ensuring compliance. 

  • Chief Executive Officer – Mr Ian Anderson
  • Chief Operating Officer – Mr Steve Sheppard
  • Executive Manager, Business Transformation & Technology – Ms Natalie Buffett
  • Executive Manager, Corporate Services – Ms Fiona Wee
  • Executive Manager, Cases & Advisory Services (Solicitor) – Ms Philippa Nash
  • Executive Manager, Underwriting & Insurance Risk Services – Mr Luke Thomson
  • Executive Manager, Member Experience & Engagement – Ms Sarah Thorne