Zurich Leadership Team

Gerard Kerr

Head of OnePath Propositions and Group Insurance, Life & Investments


Gerard Kerr joined the Zurich Life & Investments Australian business as Head of OnePath Propositions and Group Insurance in June 2019 following the sale of the ANZ Life Insurance business.

Gerard has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry across underwriting, claims and product development. He travelled to Australia in 2001, following a successful insurance career in Ireland, the United Kingdom and the USA. 

Prior to joining OnePath in 2008, Gerard was Head of Claims at Asteron. As Head of OnePath Propositions and Group Insurance at Zurich Life & Investments, he is responsible for the proposition across the Retail, Direct & Group Life businesses.

Gerard is currently a member of the FSC Life Board, and was the founding Chair of Lifewise, FSC’s working group on Australia’s underinsurance gap. 

When he is not at work, Gerard enjoys playing football (slowly now) as well as coaching, travelling and spending time with his wife Jennie and their four children.

Tim Howell