QBE appoints Nicola Schroder as Group Head of Sustainability

Australian insurer QBE Insurance Group Limited has appointed Nicola Schroder as the new Group Head of Sustainability, effective immediately.

In this role, Schroder’s remit will include continuing to drive QBE’s Sustainability Strategy across its three key focus areas.

Additionally, Schroder is responsible for sustainability governance, strategy implementation, human rights, and modern slavery initiatives, and driving social impact through the QBE Foundation

Viv Bower, Group Executive, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, QBE, commented, “Nicola has been instrumental in driving our sustainability initiatives over the last 5 years. Her deep expertise and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to integrate sustainability across the enterprise.

“Together with our dedicated team, Nicola will play a key role in advancing our sustainability agenda.”

Schroder has 20 years of experience spanning engineering, property, banking, and insurance sectors, and brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role.

In her five years at QBE, she has played a pivotal role in advancing the company’s sustainability goals. Most recently, Schroder served as the Head of Environment and Transition, responsible for the development of a net-zero operations roadmap.

She is also a member of the UNEPFI Principles for Sustainable Insurance board, QBE’s AUSPAC Foundation Committee and the ICA’s Climate and Resilience Committee.

Schroder’s previous role will be filled by QBE as the recruitment process has begun.

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