Interim Group CEO
B His (Hons)
Richard was appointed Interim Group Chief Executive Officer in October 2020. Having joined QBE in 2012, he became Chief Executive Officer, European Operations in 2013, and in 2019 he became Chief Executive Officer, International Operations. Richard began his insurance career with R.W. Sturge syndicate at Lloyd’s where he was Claims Director. In 1996, he joined Ockham as Professional Lines Class Underwriter for Syndicate 204. Richard went on to run ACE’s financial lines business in London before becoming President of ACE Global Markets in 2003 and ACE United Kingdom in 2007. He has worked in the London insurance market for over 35 years.
Group Chief Risk Officer
Fiona joined QBE in March 2021 as Group Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining QBE, Fiona has held a number of senior executive roles at major financial services companies in Australia and the United Kingdom, and was most recently the Chief Risk Officer for Barclays United Kingdom. Prior to this, she was the Chief Risk Officer, Retail Banking for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and, before this, a risk advisory partner at Ernst & Young consulting to insurance, banking and wealth management clients. Fiona has also worked at Westpac, AMP Limited, GE Mortgage Insurance and Citibank.
Inder joined QBE in 2015 and was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in 2018. His previous roles at QBE include Chief Financial Officer for Australian & New Zealand Operations and Group Head of Corporate Development and Financial Planning & Analysis. Inder has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services spanning property & casualty, life insurance and banking. He started his career at Arthur Andersen before working in investment banking in Sydney and London with Deutsche Bank and UBS. Prior to joining QBE, he was Group M&A Director at Aviva plc in London where he led a number of transformational transactions.
Chief Executive Officer, International
BSc (Hons) Geology
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
BA (Hons) Economics
Sam was appointed Group Chief Underwriting Officer in April 2021. Having worked at QBE for more than 23 years, Sam has held a number of senior roles including most recently as Managing Director, Insurance, for QBE’s International division and prior to this as Managing Director of International Markets. Sam joined QBE in 1998 as an offshore energy underwriter and has almost 30 years’ experience in underwriting across the global market.
Todd joined QBE in 2019 as Chief Executive Officer, North America. Prior to joining QBE, Todd held a number of senior roles at Willis Towers Watson, including most recently as Head of Global Corporate Risk and Broking, and previously as CEO for Willis North America. Todd began his career as a technical broker in directors’ and officers and management liability insurance, serving large complex and middle market clients. Todd has over 25 years’ insurance and financial services industry experience.
Group Executive, Technology & Operations
Matt joined QBE in 2018 as Group Chief Information Officer and was appointed to the Group Executive Committee in 2019. Prior to joining QBE, he held senior global roles in Barclays Bank and GE Capital. Matt has over 27 years’ experience in technology, operations and digital business leadership roles.
Group Executive, People & Culture
BA (Hons) Business
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
BA, LLB, MA, AGIA and GAICD