Phil Anderson is Chief Operating Officer of Zurich’s Life Risk business in Australia. He joined Zurich’s Australian business in 2013 as Chief Underwriting Officer, after spending five years with Zurich in Asia in a variety of executive roles spanning underwriting, distribution and proposition development.
In his current role as Chief Operating Officer, Phil is responsible for the overall strategic direction, policy, governance and objectives of the Life and Investments operations function. This includes claims, underwriting, investment operations and customer service, as well as technology initiatives.
Phil joined Zurich in 2008 as Head of Protection – Global Life Asia Pacific & Middle East, bringing with him over 30 years experience working in the Life Insurance industry.
Phil is well known to advisers and licensees around Australia, and prior to leaving Australia in 2004 had spent more than 12 years with ING, in a variety of senior roles including Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of National Distribution.