Zurich Leadership Team

Sean Walker

Chief Underwriting Officer, General Insurance, Australia and New Zealand 


Sean was appointed Zurich’s Chief Underwriting Officer, General Insurance, Australia and New Zealand in November 2014.

As Chief Underwriting Officer, Sean is responsible for underwriting across General Insurance. He is responsible for communicating Zurich’s vision for underwriting and driving the function within the organisation to deliver the best outcomes for brokers and customers.

Sean brings more than 20 years of diverse experience in the insurance industry. He has held a variety of market-facing, underwriting, leadership and broker roles during his career.

Prior to his current role, Sean held a number of senior roles with Zurich in Australia including Head of Underwriting and Deal Management for the Global Corporate business; General Manager of Corporate Underwriting; and  NSW State Manager.

Sean Walker