Geoff Summerhayes is a Director of the Financial Services Council (FSC) and Chairs the FSC's Life Board Committee.
Geoff is CEO of Suncorp Life part of the Suncorp Group. He leads a team of 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand distrubuting life insurance and superannuation products and services. He has embedded 'Leadership as a mindset' across the organisation which has transformed Suncorp Life in a leading life insurer to independent financial advisers through Asteron Life, and directly to customers through Suncorp brands including GIO, Apia, AAMI and Million Dollar Woman. His own approach to leadership is a unique combination of passion, authenticity and accountability.
Geoff is founding member of the Suncorp Bright Futures Community Giving Program.
Geoff joined Suncorp in May 2008 in his current role following more than 20 years of property and financial services experience at Lend Lease, MLC and NAB. Prior to joining Suncorp, he has held senior executive roles in Distribution and Product Management in NAB's Business Bank, Strategy and Business Development both in Australia and across the Asia Region. Prior to that, he was CEO of MLC's Retail Investments division.