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Biography - APRA Member

Geoff Summerhayes

Mr Geoff Summerhayes
B. Bus, GMQ (AGSM)

Geoff Summerhayes was appointed a Member of APRA from 1 January 2016 for a five-year term. As an Executive Board Member of APRA his responsibilities include the oversight of the General, Life and Private Health Insurance sector.

He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors and a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr Summerhayes was Chief Executive Officer of Suncorp Life from 2008 to 2015, as well as being a director of Suncorp Portfolio Services Ltd and of Asteron Life NZ. Before joining Suncorp he held a number of senior roles at the National Australia Bank (NAB) in strategy, product and distribution. Prior to that he was CEO of Retail Investment at MLC and also held senior roles at Lend Lease.

Mr Summerhayes was a director of the Financial Services Council and was co-chair of their Life Board Committee.

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