Chief Operating Officer, Munich Re
Simone is the Chief Operating Officer for Munich Re in Australasia where she is the strategic representative and owner of business supply topics including HR, IT, facilities and projects for Australia and New Zealand. Her focus is on delivering the operational platform and capabilities that will support the Life and Non-Life business units in delivering innovation opportunities and client solutions. Simone also has management responsibility for the GLA business run-off and the local reporting line for Corporate Insurance Partners (CIP).
An experienced Executive leader specialising in the General insurance industry, Simone has over 20 years’ experience in Insurance and eight years management consulting experience in both Australia and UK, delivering a variety of strategy and business consulting engagements. Simone has experience across a broad range of roles including Claims, Information Technology, Acquisitions, People & Culture, Strategy and Business Transformation.
Simone is a Senior Associate at ANZIIF, a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from University of Sydney and an MBA from AGSM (University of New South Wales). Simone was also the winner of the ANZIIF Peter Corrigan International Scholarship in 2012 and was a member of the ANZIIF Women’s Council from 2013 to 2017.