Maria Falas

Committee Member, SuperFriend Expert Advisory Committee; Head of Mental Health & Wellness, Insurance, Zurich & OnePath

Maria has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and has tertiary qualification in marketing, law and econometrics. Having previously held roles in law, Maria started her career fifteen years ago in risk and compliance at OnePath.

Maria’s was also the Client Solutions Manager for OnePath’s group insurance business. In this role, Maria thrived on improving the member and customer experience with a particular interest and passion in mental health.

With mental health having a growing impact on our communities, in October 2017 Maria was appointed Head of Mental Health & Wellness for the life insurance business. In this role, Maria works with leaders across the life insurance value chain to ensure that our mental health customer value proposition is aligned throughout our business.

Maria is also responsible for addressing the changing needs of customers and market expectations including preventative tools and education.

In her spare time, Maria chases the sun and indulges in serious beach therapy with her family.