Paul Smeaton


BBus(Mgt)

Chief Executive Officer New Zealand

About Paul


Paul Smeaton is Suncorp’s Chief Executive Officer Suncorp New Zealand. He is responsible for the strategy and operational delivery of Suncorp’s New Zealand business, which includes the Vero, Asteron Life and AA Life brands. Paul is also a Director of Vero Liability, AA Insurance and the Deputy Chair of the Insurance Council of New Zealand.

Paul joined Suncorp in 1994 and has held senior positions in information technology, corporate projects, human resources and general insurance. Prior to this he 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

Michael Cameron

Michael Cameron

Managing Director & CEO

Audette Exel AO

Audette Exel AO

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

Sylvia Falzon

Sylvia Falzon

Non-executive Director


Senior Executives


Michael Cameron

Michael Cameron

CEO & Managing Director

Sarah Harland

Sarah Harland

Chief Information Officer

Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

Chief Program Excellence Officer

Pip Marlow

Pip Marlow

Chief Executive Officer Customer Marketplace

Gary Dransfield

Gary Dransfield

Chief Executive Officer Insurance

David Carter

David Carter

Chief Executive Officer Banking & Wealth

Paul Smeaton

Paul Smeaton

Chief Executive Officer New Zealand

Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Chief Financial Officer

Amanda Revis

Amanda Revis

Chief People Experience Officer

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Chief Risk Officer