David Johns

Chair of the Board

David is a Partner with HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and has an extensive career in the legal industry and brings to Orana a wealth of knowledge around public liability, product liability, professional indemnity and contract works.

David has been a Board Director since February 2010. Has held the positions of Deputy-Chair of the Board, Chair of the Orana Governance Committee and from October 2018 is the Chair of the Board at Orana Australia Limited.

David’s passion for legal work has seen him gain extensive experience with insurance claims and providing advice on policy wording and interpretation.

He has provided significant ancillary advice to both insurers and their clients in industrial law and workers compensation, appearing regularly in the industrial and workers compensation tribunals.

He has been a keynote speaker at a number of seminars for insurers; addressing concerns about decisions and amendments to legislation; and providing general advice on claims management and risk minimisation.