Chief Executive / Insurance Commission of Western Australia
Rod Whithear is the chief executive and managing director of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. Mr Whithear joined the Commission after 25 years experience serving Commonwealth and Western Australian governments. Mr Whithear has been an executive director of the WA Treasury responsible for state operating expenditure budgets, and was a senior executive in the Commonwealth Finance portfolio for many years. Past positions ranged across sectors including superannuation, information technology, leasing, corporate finance, and transactions such as the sale of Sydney Airports Corporation. He has also implemented significant initiatives in social policy portfolios such as health, social security and employment at Commonwealth and State government level.