Group Executive Committee

Andrew Horton

Andrew Horton

Group Chief Executive Officer

BA Natural Sciences 

Andrew joined QBE as Group Chief Executive Officer in September 2021. Prior to joining QBE, Andrew was the CEO of Beazley Group for 13 years, a British specialist insurer with operations in Europe, the US and Asia. He was previously finance director of Beazley and, prior to this, held executive roles in finance at ING. Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience across insurance and banking and extensive experience across international markets. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers and Lybrand in 1987.

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Fiona Larnach

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.

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Inder Singh

Group Chief Financial Officer


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.

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Vivienne (Viv) Bower

Group Executive, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

BA Organisational Communication

Viv joined QBE in 2017 and was appointed Group Executive, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability in 2019. She has previously held a number of senior investor relations and corporate affairs roles, including Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations at Lendlease, Head of Group Internal Communications at Westpac and Group General Manager of Communications at Multiplex Group.

Jason Harris

Jason Harris

Chief Executive Officer, International

BSc (Hons) Geology

Jason joined QBE as Chief Executive Officer, International in October 2020. Prior to joining QBE, Jason held a number of global and international leadership roles at XL Group including most recently as Chief Executive, Global Property and Casualty and previously as Chief Executive, International Property and Casualty. He previously worked at AIG/Chartis in several senior roles including Executive Director, Commercial Lines. He is an underwriter by background and started his career in offshore energy. He has worked in insurance for over 25 years.

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Sam Harrison

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. 

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Sue Houghton 
Chief Executive Officer, Australia Pacific
BA History, Advanced Management Program INSEAD 
Sue joined QBE in August 2021 as Chief Executive Officer, Australia Pacific. Before joining QBE, Sue was Managing Director of Insurance for The Westpac Group. Sue has more than twenty years of experience in the Financial Services sector, holding senior leadership and management roles at organisations including Wesfarmers Insurance, Insurance Australia Group and Arthur J Gallagher. Sue is a member of the Champions of Change Coalition and President of the Insurance Council of Australia.
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Amanda Hughes

Group Executive, People and Culture


Amanda joined QBE in 2020 as Group Head of Culture, Performance and Reward and was appointed Group Executive, People & Culture in December 2021. Prior to joining QBE she was the Director of People and Culture at AMP and she previously held senior HR roles at Lendlease and Macquarie Group. Amanda began her career as a Chartered Accountant and has worked in Sydney, London and Auckland.

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Todd Jones

Chief Executive Officer, North America


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.

Matt Mansour

Matt Mansour

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.


Carolyn Scobie

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary


Carolyn joined QBE in 2016 as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary. Prior to joining QBE, Carolyn was Group General Counsel at Goodman Group for 17 years, where she ran a multi-disciplinary legal team. Carolyn has extensive experience in corporate law, compliance, regulatory matters, litigation and managing the complexity of multiple jurisdictions.