Annette Quesado

Head of Legal, Suncorp New Zealand

About Annette

Annette Quesado is the Head of Suncorp New Zealand’s Legal Team, leading a team of lawyers who are responsible for providing corporate and insurance legal advice on key strategic projects and operations across the business, including AA Insurance. 

Annette has been part of the Suncorp New Zealand team since 2012, bringing with her 17 years’ experience as both a corporate and litigation lawyer. She is highly skilled in Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, contract negotiation, and Commercial Litigation and has advised on all of Suncorp New Zealand’s recent corporate partnerships and joint ventures. 

Annette has been admitted to practice in Victoria and in New Zealand. Prior to joining Suncorp, she was a lawyer at leading firms Simpson Grierson in Auckland, CMS London in the United Kingdom, and Herbert Smith Freehills in Melbourne. 

Outside of work Annette loves spending time with her husband and her three young children.

Senior Leadership Team

Jimmy HigginsChief Executive Officer

Andrew MacFarlaneChief Financial Officer

Catherine DixonExecutive General Manager, People and Culture

Campbell MitchellExecutive General Manager, Customer, Brand and Distribution

Sacha CowlrickExecutive General Manager, Insurance Solutions

Grant WillisHead of Life

Helen McNeilChief Risk Officer

Annette QuesadoHead of Legal

Jane BrewerExecutive General Manager, Technology and Transformation

Tom HindsHead of Strategy and Corporate Affairs