Dallas Booth is Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia (NIBA), and has been in this role since July 2011. Dallas leads NIBA’s industry representation efforts, and promotes the role and professionalism of brokers to: governments; regulators; businesses and the broader community. Dallas is a lawyer by training, and has worked in and around insurance for many years. He held senior positions at the Insurance Council of Australia for eight years, and also managed asbestos compensation for the James Hardie companies for 4 1/2 years. Dallas was heavily involved in the design and operation of a policyholder protection scheme to provide assistance to victims of the failure of HIH insurance – Australia’s second largest general insurance company at the time. Dallas is admitted as a Barrister at Law in New South Wales, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.