Kate Dron

Appointed Actuary

About Kate

Kate leads the Appointed Actuary team for Suncorp New Zealand and is the Appointed Actuary for both Vero and Asteron. Kate’s team has the responsibility for Actuarial Valuations, Capital Management, Investments, Reinsurance and Technical Pricing.

She has more than 25 years’ experience in financial services working in actuarial, product management, strategy, risk and reinsurance.

Kate has previously worked with a number of financial services companies in both NZ and the UK. Kate has a degree in Mathematics, is a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries, and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Kate has two sons who like to keep her fit and active. Apart from spending time with her young family, her other interests include running, reading and indulging in great food and wine.

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Senior Leadership Team

Paul SmeatonChief Executive Officer

Catherine DixonExecutive General Manager, People Experience

Helen McNeilChief Risk Officer

Jimmy HigginsChief Financial Officer

Campbell MitchellExecutive General Manager, Claims

Kate DronAppointed Actuary

Adam HeathExecutive General Manager, Insurance Solutions

Cris KnellExecutive General Manager, Distribution

Jane BrewerExecutive General Manager, Technology, Data and Labs

Mark WilkshireExecutive General Manager, Customer Experience