Chris Robb

Executive General Manager, Technology

About Chris

As Executive General Manager Technology, Chris leads the integrated development of the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of Suncorp New Zealand’s Technology. He is also responsible for developing and driving automation, robotics, and partnering opportunities across our business.

Chris is an experienced leader with a strong reputation for leading technology transformation to deliver material business improvements and outcomes. Prior to joining Suncorp New Zealand in 2022, Chris had previously held the role of EGM Insurance Technology for Suncorp in Australia from 2018 to 2019.

Now based in New Zealand, Chris brings extensive knowledge of the insurance and banking sector. Chris also has a strong foundation in information technology, from his early experience in architecture and infrastructure leadership through to his in roles leading digital transformation and solution delivery. He has led a wide range of initiatives, from core platform modernisation to the rollout and digitisation of customer systems, products, and services.

Senior Leadership Team

Jimmy HigginsChief Executive Officer

Andrew MacFarlaneChief Financial Officer

Catherine DixonExecutive General Manager, People & Culture

Suraiya Phillimore-SmithChief Customer Officer

Sacha CowlrickExecutive General Manager, Business

Grant WillisExecutive General Manager, Life

Helen McNeilChief Risk Officer

Annette QuesadoHead of Legal & Secretariat

Jane BrewerExecutive General Manager, Consumer

Tom HindsExecutive General Manager, Strategy & Transformation

Chris RobbExecutive General Manager, Technology