Zurich Leadership Team

Jane McGovern

Chief Risk Officer, Australia and New Zealand

As Chief Risk Officer, Jane is responsible for the risk management framework and strategy across the General Insurance, Life and Investments and Shared Services businesses. Jane leads a team of dedicated risk management professionals dealing with enterprise risk management and operational risks. She is a strong promoter of an informed but pragmatic approach to the taking of risk and the application of Zurich’s risk appetite and framework.

Having joined Zurich in 2009, Jane has more than 17 years of experience in financial services, particularly in life and general insurance, superannuation and managed investments. Prior to joining Zurich, Jane was a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison, specialising in financial services law.

Jane holds a Bachelor of Law, a Bachelor of Business (majoring in accounting) and a FINSIA post-graduate diploma in Applied Finance. Jane is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace and a strong advocate for developing talent in the business.

Jane McGovern