Kristine Brooks is the Chief Distribution Officer for Zurich’s Life Risk & Investments business in Australia. She leads Zurich's award-winning business development function and holds primary responsibility for the distribution strategy across Zurich’s retail and direct life insurance and investments businesses. Kris also oversees the Life & Investments’ marketing function, and sits on the executive team.
Kristine joined the Zurich team in 2005 and has more than 20 years’ experience working in financial services.
Initially joining Zurich as Regional Manager, NSW/VIC, Kristine has consecutively managed larger sales and distribution portfolios, including as Head of Sales – Investments, Head of Retail Sales for Zurich Life Risk & Investments, Head of Distribution - Life & Investments and now as Chief Distribution Officer – Life & Investments.
A member of the Zurich Life & Investments Executive Team, Kristine leads Zurich's national and award-winning BDM team and holds primary responsibility for Zurich's distribution strategy across our suite of life risk products (both retail and direct) and managed funds investments range.
She also oversees the Life & Investments marketing function.
Kristine is a dedicated supporter of Australia’s independent financial advice community, including as an AFA Adviser of the Year and Practice of the Year judge. She also championed Zurich’s partnership with Grad Mentor, which helps to foster the next generation of financial planning talent.
She sits on the FSC Mental Health Working Group and leads our people, client and customer strategy on Mental Health, the Zurich Mindfit Program.
Kristine is the Executive Sponsor of our LGBTIQ Employee Resource Group, Pridez and is an active participant and mentor for the WIN network.