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Health Insurance Summit

The Annual Health Insurance Summit is the most established business gathering dedicated to the PHI industry.

28-29 June 2022 | Swissotel Sydney

We are excited to be moving back to face-to-face events but will continue to offer the option to attend the event virtually

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The 21st Annual Health Insurance Summit will take place as an in-person event on the 28-29th June 2022 at the Swissôtel Sydney. It will also be available virtually.

Each year, the summit gathers a diverse mix of C-Suite leaders from across the private health insurance landscape. With a highly topical agenda which features insights and interactive discussion on a range of critical issues, changing priorities, innovative ideas and solutions whilst considering the impact of COVID19 on consumers and the private health industry in Australia.


Mark Fitzgibbon

Managing Director, nib Group

Elizabeth Flynn

Assistant Secretary, Prostheses List Reform Taskforce, Technology Assessment and Access Division, Australian Government Department of Health

Greg Morris

Chief Financial Officer & GM – Health Insurance, AIA Australia

Dr Rachel David

CEO, Private Healthcare Australia

Matthew Koce

CEO, Members Health Fund Alliance

Chris Zinn


Thomas Dijohn

Senior Vice President, APAC, dacadoo

Ben Harris

Director Policy and Research, Private Healthcare Australia

Gerald Marion

Chief Customer and Strategy Officer, Bupa

Pennie McCoy

Head of Digital Health Coaching & Customer Success, Digital Wellness

Christine Yates

CEO - Retail, Australian Unity Limited

David Slack-Smith

Head of Corporate Health (GU Health & nib Corporate Voluntary), nib health funds

Justin James


Dion Appel

CEO, Openpay

Professor Owen A Ung

Breast and Endocrine Surgeon, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and STARS, Professor Faculty of Medicine, Academy of Surgery, University of Queensland and Director, MNHHS Comprehensive Breast Cancer Institute

Carmine Cocca

National Manager, Private Health, Lockton Companies Australia

Dr Andrew Wilson

Group Executive – CEO Health Services, Medibank

Vinay Chand

Managing Director, Health Solutions, Civica

Joanna Green

Principal, HIVE Legal

Voni Leighton

Co-founder and Clinical Director, Vitalis

Eli Boroda

Senior Health Insurance Advisor, Compare Club

Thomas Wealleans

Sales Team Leader, Compare the Market

Andrew Petering

CEO, Nexus

Ian Galvin

CEO, Ramsay Connect

Leon Blair

Head of Health Insurance Sales, Its My Group

Travis Haslam

First Assistant Secretary, Medical Benefits Division, Australian Government Department of Health

Sanjib Chakraborty

Group VP, Oracle Health Insurance Consulting

David Sim

Principal Solution Consultant, Oracle Insurance

Alex Virgo

Corporate & Regulatory Lawyer - Corporate Health, K&L Gates

Vanessa Baic

Special Counsel, K&L Gates

Andrew Nodding

Area Director of Human Resources - Pacific, Hyatt of Australia Limited

Patrik Hutzel

Director, Intensive Care at Home


PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP | Consumer law: Keeping regulators satisfied and members happy

Monday 27th June 2022 | Swissotel Sydney
1:30pm – 4:30pm

This workshop will identify issues commonly raised by regulators and members from a legal perspective in relation to:

  • Advertising/marketing
  • Notification of product changes (including recent ACCC enforcement action)
  • Clarity of product information
  • Return of surplus funds generated as a result of COVID-19

We will also provide tips on how to minimise the risk of these issues occurring.

Alex Virgo, Corporate & Regulatory Lawyer – Corporate Health, K&L Gates
Vanessa Baic, Special Counsel, K&L Gates

Workshop Leaders


Alex Virgo
Corporate & Regulatory Lawyer – Corporate Health, K&L Gates
Vanessa Baic
Special Counsel, K&L Gates

Networking Dinner

For 2022 we are delighted to introduce the PHI Networking Dinner. Take this additional opportunity to network and continue discussions in this relaxed, informal setting. Register for your dinner ticket today.

Interested in sponsoring the Dinner?
Contact Danielle Newman
+61 2 9080 4318

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Reconnect and re-engage with your industry peers at the 21st Annual Health Insurance Summit.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as the PHI Networking Dinner, networking drinks, refreshment breaks and lunches, making this not just a conference… but an all encompassing industry “experience”.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry
  • Build brand awareness

To see what is on offer please contact:

Danielle Newman
Senior Business Development Manager
T: +61 (2) 9080 4318

Testimonials From 2021

“The summit alone is able to bring together the very diverse elements which make up the private health insurance system and ensure all points of view are aired and interrogated.”
– Chris Zinn, CEO, PHIIA

“The subject matter and contents were well targeted with excellent speakers”
– Delegate, 2021

“Content was spot on, addressing industry trends from many different lenses. Quality of speakers great…”
– Delegate, 2021

“I was involved virtually. I could choose topics most relative to my role and also link in with other delegates to discuss networking opportunities.”
– Delegate, 2021

“Content, speakers were excellent. I’m new to the industry so gave me a fantastic overview. Virtual attendance worked well, great site with still the ability to connect with others. Excellent – next time hope to be there!”
– Delegate, 2021

Video Highlights

SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT | Insights into the roadmap for private health reform in Australia

SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT | Pushing barriers for medical models


Our Commitment to Sustainability

In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.

We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.

To read more on our latest sustainability reports and Faster Forward initiatives – click here.

when & where

28 - 29 Jun 2022

Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000
+61 (02) 9238 8888

Swissotel Sydney Special Accommodation Rate: 10% discount off best available rate at the time of booking. In order to qualify, please call the Reservations Team on 02 9238 8888 between 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday or email and quote INFORMA.


Still have a question?

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 2 9080 4307

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Danielle Newman
+61 2 9080 4318

Speaking Enquiries
Frankie Brewer
+61 439 780 927

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Paul O’Connor

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