Paul Smeaton


Chief Operating Officer Insurance

BBus (Management)

Paul Smeaton

#About Paul


Paul Smeaton is Suncorp’s Chief Operating Officer Insurance responsible for all aspects of the Group’s claims management and operations, real estate management and procurement.

Paul Smeaton is a highly experienced insurance executive who has worked across all aspects of the Group’s insurance business during his 26-year career at Suncorp. He was most recently Suncorp’s Chief Executive Officer for Suncorp New Zealand, where he was responsible for the strategy and operational delivery of the Group’s New Zealand business.

Prior to joining Suncorp in 1994, Paul worked in the UK in banking, stock broking and funds management as well as insurance. Paul has a passion for leading transformational change, which has been evident during his diverse career at Suncorp.


#Board of Directors


Christine McLoughlin

Christine McLoughlin

Chairman & Non-executive Director

Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Group Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Audette Exel AO

Audette Exel AO

Non-executive Director

Sylvia Falzon

Sylvia Falzon

Non-executive Director

​Elmer Funke Kupper

​Elmer Funke Kupper

Non-executive Director

Ian Hammond

Ian Hammond

Non-executive Director

Sally Herman

Sally Herman

Non-executive Director

Simon Machell

Simon Machell

Non-executive Director

Dr Douglas McTaggart

Dr Douglas McTaggart

Non-executive Director

Lindsay Tanner

Lindsay Tanner

Non-executive Director


#Senior Executives


Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Jeremy Robson

Jeremy Robson

Group Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

CEO Insurance Product & Portfolio

Paul Smeaton

Paul Smeaton

Chief Operating Officer Insurance

Clive van Horen

Clive van Horen

CEO Banking & Wealth

Jimmy Higgins

Jimmy Higgins

CEO Suncorp New Zealand (acting)

Amanda Revis

Amanda Revis

Group Executive People & Culture

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Chief Risk Officer

Belinda Speirs

Belinda Speirs

Group General Counsel

Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett

Chief Information Officer