Grant Willis

Head of Life, Asteron Life

About Grant

As Head of Life, Grant Willis oversees the core functions and performance of Asteron Life, including sales, 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 

Grant is responsible for creating platforms to grow the Asteron Life business, strengthen adviser partnerships and deliver great outcomes for customers. 

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

Over the last 9 years, Grant has played a major role in the profitability, strategy development, and growth of the Asteron Life business, and led various teams including Finance and Actuarial, Life Underwriting, Pricing, Product and Platform. 

Senior Leadership Team

Jimmy HigginsChief Executive Officer

Catherine DixonExecutive General Manager, People and Culture

Helen McNeilChief Risk Officer

Mark WilkshireExecutive General Manager Customer, Brand and Distribution

Campbell MitchellExecutive General Manager, Claims and Operations

Adam HeathExecutive General Manager, Insurance Solutions

Jane BrewerExecutive General Manager, Technology and Transformation

Grant WillisHead of Life