Matthew Reilly is Chief Operating Officer for Zurich's Asia Pacific General Insurance operations and has been with Zurich for over 18 years. He joined as a graduate trainee in our UK business in the finance area and worked in various finance positions, before working in the claims area for a couple of years. Over the past 10 years, Matthew has primarily worked in the operations area with particular focus around large, global transformation programs and the set-up and running of shared services across the Group. In 2004 he moved to Zurich and was responsible for setting up the global finance shared services operation Zurich has with Capgemini and in 2007 moved to Beijing to lead the operations, IT and shared services across Asia. In 2011 he returned to Zurich to support the set-up of Zurich's global shared services platform, Global Business Services, including taking a lead role in the transformation of the group's Procurement function. In late 2012, Matthew returned to Asia Pacific to his current role, where he is based out of Hong Kong.
Mr. Reilly is a Fellow of the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants, having qualified as an accountant in the UK in 1999 and has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Economics and Accountancy for Loughborough University of Technology.