Champion

Gary Dransfield

CEO Insurance

Suncorp

Gary Dransfield is Suncorp’s Chief Executive Officer Insurance. He joined Suncorp in 2009 and has held various positions on the Senior Leadership Team including Chief Executive Officer Customer Platforms, Chief Executive Officer Personal Insurance and Chief Executive Officer Vero New Zealand. Gary was instrumental in the recovery activities for two of Suncorp’s most significant recent events – the 2011 Queensland floods and the Christchurch earthquakes.

Before joining Suncorp, Gary worked for 25 years in the retail financial services industry. He played a key role in the successful conversion of St George from a building society to a bank and led the IT team at IAG during the demutualisation of NRMA.

He is the Deputy President of the Insurance Council of Australia and is a past President of the Insurance Council of New Zealand.

Gary has a keen interest in improving the resilience of communities to natural catastrophes and in the societal importance of insurance.