We are New Zealand’s general and specialist insurance experts. We’re here to make insurance mean more for our customers and it drives everything we do.
As a leading intermediated general and specialist insurer we’re here to make insurance mean more for our customers. That means we do what really matters to make insurance more useful and more relevant to help New Zealanders feel more confident.
We distribute our products through our large broker and adviser network, as well as through our partnerships with some of New Zealand’s leading financial institutions and retailers. We create value for our customers and business partners by making it easier to do business.
Paul Smeaton is Chief Executive Officer Suncorp New Zealand, responsible for the strategy and operational delivery for Suncorp New Zealand business which includes the Vero, Asteron Life and AA Life brands. Paul is also a Director of Vero Liability, AA Insurance and the Insurance Council of New Zealand.
Executive General Manager, People Experience
Catherine is part of Suncorp Group’s People Experience leadership team which develops the strategy for human resources, learning, real estate and partnering. Catherine is accountable for delivering and managing the strategy for the New Zealand business.
Head of Risk
Helen is the Head of Risk for the Suncorp Group in New Zealand and is accountable for internal and external risk, compliance and regulatory affairs, as well as other second line of defence risk-related accountabilities..
Executive General Manager, Claims
Jimmy is responsible for managing claims on behalf of all Suncorp New Zealand products and portfolios across general and life insurance, including our specialty offerings such as Marine and Corporate.
Executive General Manager, Customer Experience
As EGM of Customer Experience, Campbell is responsible for the delivery of Suncorp New Zealand’s customer strategy across the Vero Insurance and Asteron Life brands.
Kate leads the Appointed Actuary team for Suncorp New Zealand and is the Appointed Actuary for both Vero and Asteron. Kate’s team has the responsibility for Actuarial Valuations, Capital Management, Reinsurance and Technical Pricing.
Executive General Manager, Technology, Data & Labs
Terry is responsible for all technology delivery, and the alignment of this with strategic programmes across the combined Suncorp New Zealand businesses.
Executive General Manager, Distribution
Cris leads the Distribution Team, centralised sales and service function, contact centres and sales offices for Suncorp New Zealand’s general insurance and life insurance brands. With a focus on our customers and partners, the distribution function ensures our products and services protect the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders.
Chief Financial Officer
Tim is the Chief Financial Officer for Suncorp New Zealand. Tim’s division carries responsibility for Financial Control, Strategy and Performance management, and Procurement.
Executive General Manager, Insurance Solutions
Adam and his team are accountable for the areas of product, pricing, underwriting, reinsurance and operations across Suncorp New Zealand’s general and life insurance business and its associated brands.