About Philip Kearns, AM

Phil joined the AVJennings team as a Director of the Board back in March 2019 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2022.  With over 15 years corporate leadership experience, he has been instrumental in driving cultural change, building new revenue streams and improving stakeholder engagement in banking, insurance and financial planning all with involvement in the property sector.  

In 2017 Phil was appointed a member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the community through support for charitable organisations, to business, and to rugby union at the elite level. He played 67 tests for the Australia national rugby union team, Wallabies (1989-1999) and captained the team ten times.