Stuart Farquharson

Chief Financial Officer, General Insurance, Australia and New Zealand

Stuart was appointed Chief Financial Officer in July 2016. As Chief Financial Officer Stuart is responsible for leading the General Insurance and Shared Services finance teams to support the business in driving value and delivering sustainable growth across Australia and New Zealand.

Stuart joined Zurich from American International Group Inc (AIG) where he was Chief Financial Officer for Australia with regional responsibility for Australasia, South Asia and Greater China. Prior to AIG, Stuart held Chief Financial Officer roles with Citibank, Manchester Unity and Hollard Insurance.

He brings deep technical and industry knowledge to the role having gained valuable experience in senior positions across general, life and health insurance, investment management and banking. Stuart is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelors of Commerce and Accounting degrees.