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’ in-depth knowledge and experience of Zurich's value proposition, products and capabilities enables are synonymous with building a customer centric culture.
Giles is responsible for leading a team that draws on risk insights, Zurich's global capability and strength to tailor global insurance solutions for large businesses and multinational corporations.