Grant Willis

Executive General Manager, Life

About Grant

As Executive General Manager Life, Grant oversees the core functions and performance of Asteron Life, including sales, underwriting, operations, product, pricing, claims and client servicing. Grant has held senior roles across Suncorp New Zealand since 2011 when he joined the business as the Chief Financial Officer of Asteron Life. 

Since then he has led various teams including Finance, Actuarial and Strategy for both Asteron and the wider Suncorp NZ business, and played major roles in the profitability, strategy development, and growth of the Asteron Life business in particular.

Grant has a wealth of experience and over 35 years in the life and general insurance, banking and funds management industries, having held senior finance and operational roles at AIG NZ, ASB, Colonial Fiji, and Sovereign prior to joining the Suncorp New Zealand Team.

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

Mark AthertonActing Executive General Manager, Technology