Ellen (Ellie) Comerford
Non-Independent Executive Director
Ellie Comerford has worked for more than 30 years in financial services in Australia and overseas across a number of banking and insurance businesses. Ellie's responsibilities have covered both executive and directorship roles and experiences gained include strategy planning and business development, commercial and operation management, product and relationship management, with ongoing focus on leadership development and people engagement.
From 2010 to 2016, Ellie was CEO & Managing Director of Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia an ASX top 200 listed company. Before joining Genworth, Ellie worked at First American Financial Corporation, a leading global title and specialty insurance company for close to a decade both in Australia and internationally in executive and directorship roles. Prior to that Ellie worked at Citigroup in a range of executive roles.
In addition to being a Director for Hollard Australia, Ellie is currently a Director of Heartland Group Holdings (NZX: HGH). Ellie is also a member of Chief Executive Women, an organisation focused on increasing women's representation in senior leadership across Australia.
Ellie attended Macquarie University, Sydney graduating with a Bachelor of Economics.