In this role she is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources at Farmers including HR Consulting, Compensation & Benefits, Talent Management, Engagement, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Inclusion, Talent Data & Analytics and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Suzie has played a key role in building Inclusion@Farmers and started Farmers first enterprise-wide Inclusion Council. She is also Executive Sponsor to the local Women’s Inclusion Network Chapter and her thought-leadership on inclusion has been published by Fortune and the World Economic Forum.
Prior to this, Suzie was Head of Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs) – Claims, a role she assumed when she joined Farmers in November 2013. As Head of HRBPs – Claims, Suzie acted as a strategic consultant to the Chief Claims Officer on human capital initiatives, led a team of HR professionals and successfully delivered on key business strategies including Behavior Focused Performance Management and Borderless Thinking.
Suzie has over 14 years of international experience in a variety of disciplines including Talent Acquisition, Strategic HR Partnership and Diversity & Inclusion. She began her career with Zurich in 2006 in Australia where she progressed through several HR Consulting roles. In 2010, she relocated to the Corporate Headquarters in Switzerland as Group HR Strategic Assistant and was then appointed Zurich’s first Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion in 2011.
Prior to Zurich, she specialized in Talent Acquisition in the Insurance and Banking industries. Suzie holds a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) from the University of Sydney, Australia and professional accreditation in Change Management, Coaching, Project Management and Human Resources Consulting. She most recently completed the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Farmers Advanced Leadership Program.