Giles leads a team of professionals representing Zurich’s capabilities across broker and customer engagement, deal management, and risk engineering, and has oversight of Zurich’s state, regional and New Zealand teams.
In 2017, Giles was appointed Head of Commercial Insurance, General Insurance. Giles joined Zurich Australia and New Zealand in 2014 as Executive General Manager – Global Corporate.
Prior to Australia, Giles was CEO of Zurich's Global Corporate business in Japan where he successfully led the market-facing team, designing and driving the underwriting, growth and go-to-market strategies. Giles has been with Zurich since 1996 in roles ranging from Underwriting, Program Management, as well as Head of Deal Management in the UK.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the corporate and international insurance market, Giles has in-depth knowledge and experience of Zurich's value proposition, products and capabilities and is passionate about bringing the best of these to Zurich’s broker partners and customers.