Zurich Leadership Team

Tim Bailey

Chief Executive Officer, Life and Investments Australia


Tim became CEO Life and Investments, Zurich Australia, on 1 January 2015. Under Tim's leadership, Zurich Life & Investments has accelerated its growth in the Australian market both organically and through the acquisition and integration Macquarie's life risk business. More recently, Zurich Life & Investments announced it's intended acquisition of ANZ's OnePath Life risk business, which is due to complete in early 2019, and will make Zurich the largest Individual Life Insurer in Australia.

Previously, as Chief Risk Officer for Zurich’s Global Life business, Tim was responsible for the early identification and mitigation of risks across Global Life as a member of both the Global Life and Group Risk Management Executive Teams and three Zurich statutory boards. Prior to that he was Head of Global Life Strategy where he led the overall development of the Global Life segment strategy and Strategy and Planning Director for UK Life, having joined Zurich from AXA UK in 2008.

With 20 years experience in the Life Insurance industry, Tim has held senior roles across a number of areas including Strategy, Finance, Risk and Corporate Governance - for both Zurich globally and the UK. He is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Economics from the University of Exeter.

Tim Bailey