Who we are

We support Australians to make informed choices about their future and help them live in a healthy, confident and secure way over their lifetime.

Our members’ products and services give people peace of mind when making important decisions and provide a financial safety net during life’s biggest challenges.

We advocate for national policy settings that expand Australians’ access to the life insurance protection that suits them when they need it most.

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Our mission

Our mission is to ensure Australians view life insurance and the industry as accessible, understandable and trusted.

We do this by supporting our members to deliver the protection and certainty Australians need on their best and worst days.

We do this as the leading voice of life insurance in Australia.

Our team

Christine Cupitt, CEO photo profile

Christine is the former Chief of Policy and Strategy at the Australian Banking Association (ABA) where she led the industry’s response and submissions to the banking Royal Commission. She was instrumental in subsequent changes to the Banking Code of Practice and provided considered industry guidance that helped shape the banking sector of today. She also led the banking industry’s policy response and regulatory program for COVID 19 as well as the development of the ABA’s climate change and net zero transition program.

Christine is a co-founder of the debt relief charity, Way Forward Debt Solutions, and a Vincent Fairfax Fellow.

Marija Zivic, Director of Communications photo profile

Marija specialises in training executives and their teams to better connect with their audience through storytelling that inspires and lands with maximum impact. She has a finely tuned political nous, an impressive list of connections and believes in making messaging clear and understandable no matter how complex the topic.

Raluca Phloberger, Team Coordinator photo profile

She has a strong background within both government agencies and industry associations following her previous roles with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Engineers Australia and the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Our shared purpose

Our shared purpose across all CALI members is to help Australians and their families have peace of mind about their future so they can live in the most healthy, confident and secure way.

Our board

Brett Clark Co-Chair photo profile

Brett Clark


Group CEO & MD, TAL Life

Damien Mu Co-Chair photo profile

Damien Mu


CEO & MD, AIA Australia

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Nadine Gooderick

Director, CALI

CEO, ClearView Wealth Limited

Sean McCormack Director photo profile

Sean McCormack


CEO, Integrity Life

Richard Nunn Director photo profile

Richard Nunn


CEO, MetLife Australia

Kent Griffin Director photo profile

Kent Griffin


CEO & MD, MLC Life Insurance

Tyson Johnston Director photo profile

Tyson Johnston


SVP Australia, Pacific Life Re

Tim Tez Director photo profile

Tim Tez


CEO Australasia, Resolution Life

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Justin Delaney


CEO, Zurich Australia & NZ

Our members

Our reports

CALI Annual Report
CALI held its Annual General Meeting on 21 November 2023, which included the release of its Annual Report.