Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd Board

Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of MDASA Limited.

It provides medical and professional indemnity insurance to doctors, health care organisations, midwives and medical students throughout Australia.
Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd has nine directors, four of whom are non-medical, with expertise in the following areas:
  • Professional indemnity, insurance and risk management 
  • Actuarial 
  • Legal and corporate governance 
  • Accounting.

Medical Insurance Australia Board Members

  • Dr Stephen Parnis - Chair

    Dr Parnis is an accomplished medical specialist, experienced company director and medical opinion leader and advocate. With over thirty years of medical practice, he has broad experience in clinical care & public health, education, research and administration in the public and private hospital sectors. Dr Parnis is a former Vice President of the Australian Medical Association, and a Senior Specialist in Emergency Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital and the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital.
  • Dr Costa Boyages - Director

    Dr Costa Boyages spent his early professional life as an international lawyer and Australian diplomat before retraining in medicine at the University of Sydney. He is currently a General Practitioner based in Berry, NSW, and has a special interest in Preventative and Lifestyle Medicine, Mental Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Aged and Palliative Care as well as Adolescent and Paediatric Medicine.
  • Ms Jennifer Lang - Director

    Ms Lang is a qualified Actuary with extensive experience in executive roles within the financial services and insurance sector.  She has worked as an Appointed Actuary for a number of life and general insurance companies. She is an experienced Director and Chair of Board Committees and brings a strong understanding of data and actuarial science.
  • Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus AM CSC - Director

    Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus is a General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist. She has over three decades of experience in public hospital, defence and veteran health and medical research. Her broad experience as a Director across defence, commercial and not-for-profit sectors has been recognised in her election as President of the South Australian and Northern Territory Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • Ms Elizabeth Perry AM - Director

    Ms Perry has extensive legal experience and expertise in employment law and insurance litigation. 
    She is an experienced board chair and non-executive director with extensive board experience across the public and commercial sectors, spanning a range of industries, including insurance, radiology, motor sport and motoring clubs, tertiary education and more recently medicine.
  • Mr Ian Stone - Director

    Mr Stone has extensive senior experience and expertise in the motor, home and health insurance industries in the private sector.
  • Professor Owen Ung - Director

    Professor Ung is a well‑known breast and endocrine surgeon in public, private and academic practice.  He is a committed clinician, researcher and teacher, obtaining extensive administrative and management experience through various clinical leadership roles.
  • Professor Paul Worley - Director

    Prof Worley is a GP with extensive experience in public hospital, local and rural health and medical research. He is currently the Executive Director of Clinical Innovation at the Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network and practices at the Southern Fleurieu Family Practice, Yankalilla, South Australia. He was the National Rural Health Commissioner for the Australian Government from 2017 to 2020 and the Dean of the School of Medicine at Flinders University from 2007 to 2017.

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