Tim became CEO Life and Investments, Zurich Australia, on 1 January 2015. Previously, as Chief Risk Officer for Zurich’s Global Life business, he was a member of both the Global Life and Group Risk Management Executive Teams, a member of three Zurich statutory boards and the Group’s Corporate Responsibility Working Group. Prior to that Tim was Head of Global Life Strategy where he led the overall development of the Global Life segment strategy and also Strategy and Planning Director for UK Life, having joined Zurich from AXA UK in 2008.
With nearly 20 years experience in the Life Insurance industry, Tim has held senior roles across a number of areas including Finance, Strategy and Corporate Governance - for both global Zurich and the UK. He is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Economics from the University of Exeter.
Under Tim's leadership, Zurich Life & Investments successfully acquired and integrated Macquarie's life risk business, which has accelerated the company's expansion and market presence in life insurance. More recently, Zurich Life & Investments announced it's intended acquisition of ANZ's OnePath Life risk business, which is due to complete in late 2018.