David Ninnes

Group Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing, Westpac

David is the Group Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing and Operational Risk Officer for Westpac with responsibility for setting the strategic direction for the management of key people risks for the Bank. Prior to joining Westpac, David was Director for Risk Management InterContinental Hotels Group.
David’s professional experience spans specialist areas of risk management, insurance, safety & wellbeing. A self-confessed ‘nerd’, David has a passion for applying research, models and contributing to thought leadership as a former lecturer for the Governance Institute of Australia and Southern Cross University. David is a board member of a not-for-profit organisation and an advisor to regulatory agencies on matters of risk management, regulation and human factors.