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Maria Falas

Head of Mental Health & Wellness, Life Insurance, OnePath Life & Zurich Financial Services Australia

Maria has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Holding tertiary qualifications in marketing, law and econometrics. Maria worked in the legal industry before joining OnePath fourteen years ago in risk and compliance.

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

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

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