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The skills, experience and expertise of Picnic Labs team members spans decades of insurance, Mutual, miscalleanous financial risk product, actuarial, governance, technology & innovation experts.

Charles Pollack, CEO & Executive Director, Picnic Labs

Charles Pollack
CEO & Executive Director


Actuarial, pricing, product design, growth, claims & operations experience.

Previously Youi Chief Actuary.
Youi, Suncorp, FAI.

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Chris Over, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Picnic Labs

Chris Overs
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

FGIA, FCIS, B.Com, GradDip ACG, Dip. Fin Services (Gen Ins)

Responsible Manager.
Risk and compliance specialist.  Picnic Labs Company Secretary.

Allianz Partners, Youi, Booker International, Chubb.

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Jen Storey, Chief Marketing Officer, Picnic Labs

Jen Storey
Chief Marketing Officer

MA, GD. Info Sci, D.Ed, GAICD

Digital marketing, strategy, customer acquisition, digital innovation in financial services & insurance.

Computershare, Australia Post,
NAB, Suncorp.

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Picnic Labs - Simone Collins - Senior Actuary

Simone Collins
Chief Actuary


Actuarial, pricing, reinsurance, reserving, capital management, product, regulatory experience across finance & insurance.

Youi, APRA.

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Chris Stallard, Head of Financial Lines, Picnic Labs

Chris Stallard
Head of Financial Lines

ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP

Specialist in financial lines product design, brokerage, underwriting, claims & reinsurance.

Zurich, IAG, Suncorp,
SwissRe, AIG.

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Rhys Phelps, Technical Specialst, Picnic Labs

Rhys Phelps
Chief Technology Officer

BBus (Comp, ICT)

Technical expertise, solution architect, technical BA, developer & operations support.

Q Super, Intec Billing,
NEHTA, Centrica.

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Erene Keriakos, Senior Accountant at Picnic Labs

Erene Keriakos
Senior Accountant


Accounting and bookeeping for Picnic Labs and all Picnic Mutuals.

Sanfilippo Children's Foundation, Fragile X Association of Australia.

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Tane Mitchell, Account Director at Picnic Labs and for Our Ark Mutual, a Discretionary Mutual.

Tane Mitchell
Account Director

BA, BEcon

Growth, Key Account Management, New Business Development.

Adviser Ratings, ISS Market Intelligence, Equifax, Core Logic, TAL, Hollard.

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Bri Borg - Claims & Underwriting Assistant at Picnic Labs

Bri Borg
Underwriting & Claims

BBus, Dip Financial Planning

Financial data analysis, risk assessments, claims handling, policies, & procedures management.

ME Bank,
OneTwo Finance.

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Thomas Joe - Head of Technical Account (insurance) for Picnic Labs, managing the Financial for the Discretionary Mutuals managed by Picnic.

Thomas Joe
Head of Technical Accounting


Financial Planning & Analysis, Strategy, Reinsurance Accounting, IFRS 17 implementation

Catholic Church Insurance, Deloitte, Hilal Takaful, Hilal Bank, PwC.

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Steve Kirton, Head of Finance for Picnic Labs

Steve Kirton
Head of Finance

B. Comm, CA,
Xero Certified Advisor

Accounting and
financial matters for Picnic,
its subsidiary companies and
associated entities

Boyce, Quantum Advisory, PKF.

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Ema Ekic, Account Director at Picnic Labs and for Our Ark Mutual, a Discretionary Mutual.

Ema Ekic
Account Director

ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP

Experienced broker & relationship builder across multiple commercial & corporate sectors. Delivering exceptional industry knowledge & client service.

Shadforth, Centrewest, Knightcorp, Getley Paulsen, AIG.

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Anne Durkin, General Counsel for Picnic Labs and the Discretionary Mutuals managed by Picnic.

Anne Durkin
General Counsel

BA, LLB (Syd), LLM (Lond)

Commercial lawyer
& insurance specialist.

Minter Ellison, Marketform Syndicate 2468, Corporation of Lloyd's,
NHBC (National House Building Council).

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Elliot Phelps, IT Consultant for Picnic Labs.

Elliot Phelps
IT Consultant

Studying B. IT (Comp Sci)

Software Developer, operations & technology systems support.

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Dr Anthony Troy Browning, Company Secretary for Picnic Managed Discretionary Mutuals.

Dr Anthony Troy Browning
Company Secretary

MBA, GradDipIns, MBBS, GAICD, HBSAMP, CIP, FGI, Cert Gov & Risk Management, FANZIIF

Company Secretary for Mutuals managed by Picnic.

Medical Indemnity Protection Society, MIPS Insurance, Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund.

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