Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance, Australia and New Zealand
Rajbir was appointed Chief Executive Office in January 2016. In 2014, Rajbir Nanra took on the role of Chief Financial Officer – General Insurance. Previously, he was the Regional Audit Director – Asia Pacific for Zurich where he led a regional team of 40 auditors covering both General Insurance and Life.
Raj has an insurance and finance background spanning 22 years. Originally Australian, he has extensive Asia Pacific experience having lived and worked in China, Singapore, Malaysia and currently Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Zurich in January 2013, Raj worked for Ace Group for 7 years in Asia Pacific. He held several senior executives roles. Raj has also held several senior Finance roles including Finance Director Asia where he was involved in merger and acquisition activities as well as all aspects of financial and balance sheet management, budgeting and capital allocation.
Managing our costs and at the same time introducing extra capacity for the business is a challenge we’ve been meeting. The result is that we can look forward to more investment in IT, and working on some great initiatives to help deliver strategic goals for the business
Raj holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle (Australia), and is an Australian CPA. Outside of the office, you’ll find Raj practicing his swing on the golf course and enjoying his other favourite hobby as a keen wine taster.