Mr Walsh was appointed as Group Executive, Corporate Development (acting) in January 2017. In this role he is responsible for group strategy, corporate communications, member relations and the development of the corporate brand. Mr Walsh holds a dual role as General Manager – Life and Super, where he has commercial responsibility for Australian Unity’s investment bond, superannuation and separately managed accounts businesses. He joined Australian Unity in 2009 after Lifeplan merged with the business. At Lifeplan Mr Walsh’s responsibilities included strategy, product development, client services, IT, distribution and marketing. Prior to joining Lifeplan, Mr Walsh worked with PriceWaterhouse both in Australia and the US developing global strategic methodologies. He is Chair of the International Centre for Financial Services at University of Adelaide and Chair of finance industry body, FSA.