Council of Lloyd's

Learn about the Council of Lloyd's - the body responsible for the supervision of the Lloyd's Market.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Chairman of Lloyd's
Nominated Council member
Chair of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Remuneration Committee member
Technology & Transformation Committee member

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Bruce Carnegie-Brown was appointed Chairman in June 2017. He is currently also Vice-Chairman of Banco Santander and Chairman of Cuvva, a digital motor insurance business. 

He was a Non-Executive Director of JLT Group plc from 2016 to 2017, prior to which he was Non-Executive Chairman of Aon UK Ltd from 2012 to 2015, Senior Independent Director of Catlin Group Ltd from 2010 to 2014 and Chief Executive for Marsh UK and Europe from 2003 to 2006. He was Chairman of Moneysupermarket Group from 2014 to 2019 and Senior Independent Director of Close Brothers Group plc from 2006 to 2014 and is a Past President of the Chartered Management Institute. 

He previously worked at JP Morgan for 18 years in a number of senior roles and was Managing Partner of 3i Group plc's Quoted Private Equity Division from 2007 to 2009.

 

John Neal

Chief Executive Officer
Nominated Council member
Investment Committee member
Technology & Transformation Committee member

John Neal, Lloyd's Chief ExecutiveJohn Neal was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in October 2018.

He was previously Group CEO of QBE, a global insurance and reinsurance business with a significant Lloyd’s footprint. In this role, he was responsible for running a $14 billion gross written premium (GWP) business with over 14,000 employees in 37 countries. John refocused QBE’s business around commercial and specialty lines, disposing of non-core portfolios and reducing costs by over $350 million. Before becoming CEO, he held a number of roles at QBE including Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Operations Officer of the firm’s European operations.

Prior to this, he led a management buyout of Ensign to establish a dedicated Lloyd’s Managing Agency. As CEO of Ensign, he grew GWP to $300 million to create the leading specialist commercial motor underwriter in the UK. He also worked at Bankside Managing Agency, where he was the youngest active underwriter at Lloyd’s. He started his career at the Crowe Underwriting Agency, where over the course of a decade he grew UK GWP from £3 million to £100 million.

Burkhard Keese

Chief Financial Officer
Nominated Council member
Investment Committee member

BKBurkhard joined Lloyd’s on 1 April 2019, following 14 years at Allianz Group. Since 2012 he was the Chief Financial Officer of Allianz Deutschland AG, Germany´s largest insurer with over €34bn in premiums. Prior to this Burkhard was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the global finance function of Allianz.

 

During his time as CFO of Allianz Deutschland AG, Burkhard successfully implemented the internal models for Solvency II, introduced a value generating growth strategy and initiated several large transformation programmes. As the CFO of Allianz Germany, he was also responsible for the firm’s €300bn investment portfolio.

Andy Haste

Nominated Council member (Senior Independent Deputy Chairman)
Nominations & Governance Committee member
Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Chair of the Capacity Transfer Panel
Chair of the Technology and Transformation Committee

Andy Haste

Andy is presently Chairman of Esure Group. From July 2014 to August 2018 he was Chairman of Wonga Group. Since 2012 he has also been Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s. His previous roles include Senior Independent Director of ITV plc, a Member of both its Audit and Nomination Committees and Chair of its Remuneration Committee, Group Chief Executive of RSA Insurance Group plc, Chief Executive of AXA Sun Life plc, Director of AXA UK plc (life and pensions), President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Global Consumer Finance Western Europe and Eastern Europe and President and CEO of National Westminster Bank’s US Consumer Credit Business (retail banking). He was also a Member of the Board of the Association of British Insurers from 2003 to 2011 and a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation from 2008 to 2019.

 

Jeffery Barratt

Elected Council member
Nominations & Governance Committee member
Audit Committee member

Jeffery BarrattJeffery Barratt is a Lawyer and has been a Member of Lloyd’s since 1987. He is a Director of the Association of Lloyd’s Members. He was a Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright for many years specialising in project finance and financial law and held a number of management positions within the firm. He has been actively involved in promoting the City’s interests for a number of years and Chaired TCUK Infrastructure and Energy Executive Board from 2013 to 2017. He was a Non-Executive Director of the International Project Finance Association from 2011 to 2018. He sat on the London Council of the CBI from 2011 to 2018 and currently sits on its International Advisory Group . He was Chairman of the Cook Society in 2015 and 2016 and Deputy Chairman in 2017 and 2018. He actively supports a number of children’s charities including the Dyspraxia Foundation, Snow-Camp, VRH, Wooden Spoon and the Change Foundation. He is a qualified coach and mentor with ILM and mentors and coaches a number of senior executives.

Andrew Brooks

Elected Council member
Risk Committee member
Underwriting Advisory Panel member (LMA Chair)

Andrew BrooksAndrew Brooks has been Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Underwriting Ltd since 2008 and a member of the Board since 2004. He joined Ascot at its inception in 2001 and was promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer in 2005. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Azur Underwriting Ltd. He has worked in the Lloyd’s Market since 1983 and is currently a member of the Lloyd’s Market Association and London Market Group Boards. He also served on the Lloyd’s Claims Implementation Board.

Victoria Carter

Elected Council member
Nominations & Governance Committee member
Risk Committee member

Vicky CarterVictoria Carter has worked for the Lloyd’s market for 38 years, starting her career in medicine then moving to Reinsurance Broking in 1980. She joined Guy Carpenter in 2010 as Vice Chairman of International Operations and in 2016 became Vice Chairman of Global Strategic Advisory. She also holds positions on the company’s executive committee and board. Prior to that, she was Chairman of UK and Europe at Towers Watson. In 1992, she founded Dunn & Carter Ltd, becoming the first female founder of a Lloyd’s broking house. She is also the founder and driver of the Marsh & McLennan Young Professionals Initiative, which initiated a market-wide networking and educational platform. Victoria is a Trustee of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust and a Board member of the Lloyd’s Community Programme. She is also on the Court of the Worshipful Company of Insurers.

Dominic Christian

Elected Council member (Deputy Chairman)
Nominations & Governance Committee member
Remuneration Committee member
Culture Advisory Group member

Dominic Christian

Dominic Christian is Global Chairman of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business, having served as Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International and Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd. He sits on Aon Group’s Executive Committee. Previously he also served as co-Chief Executive Officer of Aon Benfield and prior to this as a Group Board Director of Benfield Group plc. He has nearly 32 years of experience as a Lloyd’s Broker. He is also Chairman of the Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation and a Director of The Bermuda Society and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He Chairs the University of East Anglia’s Campaign Advisory Board. He was the President of the Insurance Institute of London in 2015 – 2016 and recently elected as Chairman of ClimateWise. He is Chairman of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Angela Crawford-Ingle

Nominated Council member
Chair of the Audit Committee
Risk Committee member

Angela Crawford-Ingle is currently the Senior Independent Director and Chair of Audit Committee (previously Chair of Audit & Risk Committee) at River & Mercantile Group PLC. She is also a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at Openwork Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of the Board at TP ICAP plc. She has over 30 years’ experience as a Senior Partner at PwC in the financial services industry, specialising in insurance and asset management and was, until recently, a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committees at Beazley plc and at Swinton Insurance.

Karen Green

Elected Council member
Remuneration Committee member 
Risk Committee member 
Investment Committee member 

Karen Green

Karen Green is a Non-Executive Director of Asta Managing Agency Ltd and was previously Deputy Chair of Aspen Managing Agency Ltd (AMAL) and prior to that Chief Executive Officer of Aspen UK, which included AMAL. She is a non-executive director of Phoenix Group Holdings and the Admiral Insurance Group. She previously worked as a principal with the global private equity firm MMC Capital Inc (now Stone Point Capital). Before this, she was a director at GE Capital in London, co-running the business development team responsible for mergers and acquisitions in Europe. She started her career as an investment banker with Baring Brothers and then Schroders. She is a member (and former chair) of the Development Council for the Almeida Theatre Company. She is also a Vice President of the Insurance Institute of London.

Fiona Luck

Nominated Council member
Nominations & Governance Committee member
Remuneration Committee member
Risk Committee member
Chair of the Culture Advisory Group

Fiona LuckFiona Luck has over 25 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance. She was a Non-Executive Director of the Bermuda Monetary Authority from 2013 to 2018. Previously, she was Non-Executive Director at Catlin Holdings Ltd and Allied World Holdings Ltd and, prior to that, spent a decade at XL Capital Ltd, in a variety of senior roles including Chief of Staff to the CEO and Executive Vice-President responsible for Strategy, Global HR, IT and Corporate Social Responsibility. She has also worked for the ACE Group from 1996 to 1999 and was President and CEO of Marsh and McLennan’s Bermuda operation from 1992 to 1996. She is a Chartered Accountant.

Neil Maidment

Nominated Council member
Chair of the Risk Committee
Audit Committee member
Technology & Transformation Committee member
Underwriting Advisory Panel member

Neil Maidment

Neil Maidment has worked in the Lloyd’s market for 34 years. He was previously a Director of Beazley plc and was Chief Underwriting Officer of the company and Active Underwriter for its Lloyd’s syndicates from 2008 to 2018. He was Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association from 2016 to 2018 and served as an elected working member of the Council of Lloyd’s during the same period.

John E. Sununu

Nominated Council member
Remuneration Committee member

John Sununu ldcJohn E. Sununu represented New Hampshire in the United States Senate from 2003-2009.  Previously, he served in the US House of Representatives (1997-2003) and as Chief Financial Officer for privately held manufacturer Teletrol Systems.  During his term in office, Sununu was a member of the Senate Banking Committee, Senate Finance Committee, and Subcommittee on Science Technology and Innovation.  Since 2011 he has worked for international law firm Akin Gump Strauss & Hauer, where he provides strategic advice to energy, technology, telecommunications and financial services clients. He is a Non-Executive Director for Boston Scientific, a publicly traded manufacturer of medical devices where he chairs the Nominations and Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Boards of Sorenson Communications and Afiniti, both privately held technology firms.  Sununu holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

Michael Watson

Elected Council member
Remuneration Committee member
Audit Committee member

Michael Watson

Michael Watson is Executive Chairman of Canopius AG, a private equity backed global specialty re(insurance) business with its principal operations at Lloyd’s.  He led the original management buy-out of Canopius in 2003 and again in 2018.  He has over 40 years’ experience in commercial and investment banking, trade finance, stock broking, life and non-life insurance, gained in London, Bermuda and New York.  He is a Chartered Accountant and serves on the Board of the Lloyd’s Market Association and Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation.