Michelle Pinheiro

Michelle Pinheiro

Insurance Australia Group

Director of Intellectual Property and Data Governance


Michelle is the Director of Intellectual Property and Data Governance for Enterprise Information Management at IAG. In this role, Michelle is responsible for managing a team of data professionals who develop and publish quality analytics, benchmarking and dashboards to each business division, as well as management of enterprise business and technical metadata.  Her team won the 2016 IAIDQ international award for innovation in data quality. Michelle is also a member of the DAMA Sydney Chapter executive committee.


IAG is the parent company of a general insurance group with controlled operations in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, employing more than 15,000 people. Its businesses underwrite over $11.4 billion of premium per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands, including: NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC,Swann Insurance and WFI (Australia); NZI, State, AMI and Lumley Insurance (New Zealand); Safety and NZI (Thailand);  AAA Assurance (Vietnam); and Asuransi Parolamas(Indonesia). IAG also has interests in general insurance joint ventures in Malaysia and India.