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Sydney, NSW



Mr. Kevin Bates

Group Head of Risk & Insurance,


Kevin Bates joined Lendlease in 2004 and was appointed to his current role of Group Head of Risk and Insurance in March 2014.

Prior to his current appointment with Lendlease, Kevin spent six years as the Head of Risk and Compliance for the Retail and Communities Business with Lendlease in Australia, followed by the Head of Risk and Compliance for the Asia Region of Lendlease, a role which Kevin held from 2010 to March 2014.

Kevin joined Lendlease after a number of years practising as a Corporate Finance Lawyer with a top tier international law firm in London acting on a variety of high-profile international market leading transactions.

Kevin joined RIMS global Board of Directors in 2021. He has held the position of president for RIMS Australasia Chapter and serves on its Board.  Additionally, Kevin is on the Board of a number of Captives, and on the Client Advisory Board of three major Global Insurers.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), a Diploma of Legal Practice and a Masters in Law and Arbitration.


Kings College
London, United Kingdom
Master of Laws

Dundee University
Dundee, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Laws

Job History

Group Head of Risk and Insurance
Sydney, Australia