Ian is a lawyer, academic, author, insurance executive and company director. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Technology, Sydney and formerly the International and Australian Counsel for the Reinsurance Group of America. His book “Professional Indemnity Insurance Law” was described when he was awarded the British Insurance Law Association Book Prize as “the most notable contribution to literature in the field of law as it affects insurance”. Ian was the independent reviewer of the General Insurance Code of Practice. With Professor Rob Merkin QC, he is the author of the latest edition of Sutton on Insurance Law, Australia’s leading insurance text book. Ian was also the Geoff Masel lecturer in 2015: The Insurance Social Contract. Ian advises government, regulators and insurance industry bodies on regulation and policy matters. He is the insurance adviser to the Financial Services Royal Commission.