Carly Van Den Akker, Swiss Re

Carly Van Den Akker, Swiss Re

Carly is Head of Life & Claims, (Australia and New Zealand).

She has worked in the insurance industry for more than 10 years in a variety of injury/illness management and rehabilitation roles in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Carly has had extensive experience in the occupational rehabilitation field, working as a Senior Rehabilitation Case Manager across various disciplines including workers compensation, CTP and income protection/disability insurance.

In 2012, Carly was awarded the TurksLegal – ALUCA Scholarship for her research paper on the benefits of early intervention in claims management, and authored Swiss Re’s benchmarking report Rehabilitation Watch 2014. She also represents the reinsurance/life insurance sector on the Australian Signatory Steering Group for the Health Benefits of Good Work.

Carly joined the Board in November 2016.