Paul Smeaton


Chief Executive Officer New Zealand

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Paul Smeaton

#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

Audette Exel AO

Audette Exel AO

Non-executive Director

Sylvia Falzon

Sylvia Falzon

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

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy Robson

Jeremy Robson

Acting Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Harland

Sarah Harland

Chief Information Officer

Gary Dransfield

Gary Dransfield

Chief Executive Officer Insurance

Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

Chief Customer and Digital Officer

David Carter

David Carter

Chief Executive Officer Banking & Wealth

Amanda Revis

Amanda Revis

Chief People Experience Officer

Paul Smeaton

Paul Smeaton

Chief Executive Officer New Zealand

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Chief Risk Officer