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Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

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

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.

 

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

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

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

John Neal

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

John 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.

John Neal

John Neal

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

John 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

Burkhard Keese

Chief Financial Officer
Nominated Council member
Investment Committee member

Burkhard 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.

Burkhard Keese

Burkhard Keese

Chief Financial Officer
Nominated Council member
Investment Committee member

Burkhard 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.

Patrick Tiernan

Chief of Markets
Nominated Council member
Member of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Member of the ESG Advisory Group

Patrick joined Lloyd’s as Chief of Markets on 4 May 2021. In this role he oversees Lloyd’s market performance, oversight and development and is responsible for distribution and the global network. He is a member of Lloyd’s Council and the Lloyd’s ESG Advisory Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry most recently as Managing Director, UK Commercial Lines & Global Corporate & Specialty at Aviva

Patrick Tiernan

Chief of Markets
Nominated Council member
Member of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Member of the ESG Advisory Group

Patrick joined Lloyd’s as Chief of Markets on 4 May 2021. In this role he oversees Lloyd’s market performance, oversight and development and is responsible for distribution and the global network. He is a member of Lloyd’s Council and the Lloyd’s ESG Advisory Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry most recently as Managing Director, UK Commercial Lines & Global Corporate & Specialty at Aviva

Andy Haste

Andy Haste*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 November 2012
Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Chair of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Chair of the Capacity Transfer Panel
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee

Andy has been the Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s since 2012. He is currently the Chairman of esure Group. He was the Chairman of Wonga Group from July 2014 to August 2018. His previous roles include: Senior Independent Director of ITV plc, and Chair of its Remuneration Committee and a member of both its Audit Committee and Nomination Committee; Group Chief Executive of RSA Insurance Group plc; Chief Executive of AXA Sun Life plc and 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 Chief Executive Officer 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.

Andy Haste

Andy Haste*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 November 2012
Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Chair of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Chair of the Capacity Transfer Panel
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee

Andy has been the Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s since 2012. He is currently the Chairman of esure Group. He was the Chairman of Wonga Group from July 2014 to August 2018. His previous roles include: Senior Independent Director of ITV plc, and Chair of its Remuneration Committee and a member of both its Audit Committee and Nomination Committee; Group Chief Executive of RSA Insurance Group plc; Chief Executive of AXA Sun Life plc and 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 Chief Executive Officer 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

Jeffery Barratt

Representative of Nameco (No 1249) Ltd
Individual external member
First elected 1 February 2017
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Jeffery 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 and the Chair of the LMA’s Members’ Agent Committee. 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, including Chairing the TCUK Infrastructure and Energy Executive Board from 2013 to 2017 and serving as a Non-Executive Director of the International Project Finance Association from 2011 to 2018.

He also sat on the London Council of the Confederation of British Industry from 2011 to 2018 and currently sits on its International Advisory Group. He is also a member and on the Committee of the Cook Society after serving as their Chairman in 2015 and 2016 and their 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.

Jeffery Barratt

Jeffery Barratt

Representative of Nameco (No 1249) Ltd
Individual external member
First elected 1 February 2017
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Jeffery 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 and the Chair of the LMA’s Members’ Agent Committee. 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, including Chairing the TCUK Infrastructure and Energy Executive Board from 2013 to 2017 and serving as a Non-Executive Director of the International Project Finance Association from 2011 to 2018.

He also sat on the London Council of the Confederation of British Industry from 2011 to 2018 and currently sits on its International Advisory Group. He is also a member and on the Committee of the Cook Society after serving as their Chairman in 2015 and 2016 and their 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

Andrew Brooks

Working member
First elected 1 February 2017
Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Underwriting Advisory Panel

Andrew 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 a Non-Executive Director of Azur Underwriting Ltd. He has worked in the Lloyd’s Market since 1983 and is currently a member of the London Market Group Board and Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association. He is ACII qualified. He also served on the Lloyd’s Claims Implementation Board. Andrew is a Trustee of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust.

Andrew Brooks

Andrew Brooks

Working member
First elected 1 February 2017
Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Underwriting Advisory Panel

Andrew 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 a Non-Executive Director of Azur Underwriting Ltd. He has worked in the Lloyd’s Market since 1983 and is currently a member of the London Market Group Board and Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association. He is ACII qualified. He also served on the Lloyd’s Claims Implementation Board. Andrew is a Trustee of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust.

Victoria Carter

Victoria Carter

Working member
First elected 1 February 2019
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Victoria Carter has worked for the Lloyd’s market for 40 years, starting her career in medicine before moving to Reinsurance Broking in 1980. She joined Guy Carpenter in 2010 as Vice Chairman of International Operations and in 2018 became Chairman of Global Capital Solutions. 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 Rising Professionals Initiative, which initiated a market-wide networking and educational platform. In addition, she is Chair of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust and Lloyd’s Community Programme and a Trustee of the Sick Children’s Trust. Vicky is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Insurers.

Victoria Carter

Victoria Carter

Working member
First elected 1 February 2019
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Victoria Carter has worked for the Lloyd’s market for 40 years, starting her career in medicine before moving to Reinsurance Broking in 1980. She joined Guy Carpenter in 2010 as Vice Chairman of International Operations and in 2018 became Chairman of Global Capital Solutions. 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 Rising Professionals Initiative, which initiated a market-wide networking and educational platform. In addition, she is Chair of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust and Lloyd’s Community Programme and a Trustee of the Sick Children’s Trust. Vicky is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Insurers.

Dominic Christian

Dominic Christian

Working member
First elected 1 February 2014
Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Culture Advisory Group

Dominic Christian is the Global Chairman of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business and a member of Aon’s Global executive team. He previously served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive International Chairman of Aon Benfield and as the Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd. He is also the Chairman of ClimateWise, the Sainsburys Centre of Visual Arts, the former Chairman of the Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation and was President of the Insurance Institute of London in 2015 –2016. He is a Director of The Bermuda Society, a Trustee of the StandUp Foundation, a member of the Race Commission and recently sat on the Dasgupta Government Review Panel on the Economics of Biodiversity. He also co-Chairs the University of East Anglia’s Campaign Advisory Board.

Dominic Christian

Dominic Christian

Working member
First elected 1 February 2014
Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Culture Advisory Group

Dominic Christian is the Global Chairman of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business and a member of Aon’s Global executive team. He previously served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive International Chairman of Aon Benfield and as the Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd. He is also the Chairman of ClimateWise, the Sainsburys Centre of Visual Arts, the former Chairman of the Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation and was President of the Insurance Institute of London in 2015 –2016. He is a Director of The Bermuda Society, a Trustee of the StandUp Foundation, a member of the Race Commission and recently sat on the Dasgupta Government Review Panel on the Economics of Biodiversity. He also co-Chairs the University of East Anglia’s Campaign Advisory Board.

Angela Crawford-Ingle

Angela Crawford-Ingle*

Nominated member
Appointed 14 January 2020
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Angela Crawford-Ingle is currently the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at River & Mercantile Group Plc. She is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Openwork Ltd and a Non-Executive Director at TP ICAP plc. She was a Senior Partner at PwC, where she spent 30 years as a chartered accountant in the financial services industry, specialising in insurance and asset management. She was previously, a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committees at Beazley plc and Swinton Insurance.

Angela Crawford-Ingle

Angela Crawford-Ingle*

Nominated member
Appointed 14 January 2020
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Angela Crawford-Ingle is currently the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at River & Mercantile Group Plc. She is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Openwork Ltd and a Non-Executive Director at TP ICAP plc. She was a Senior Partner at PwC, where she spent 30 years as a chartered accountant in the financial services industry, specialising in insurance and asset management. She was previously, a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committees at Beazley plc and Swinton Insurance.

Karen Green

Karen Green

Elected Council member
Remuneration Committee member 
Risk Committee member 
Chair of the Investment Committee

 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.

Karen Green

Karen Green

Elected Council member
Remuneration Committee member 
Risk Committee member 
Chair of the Investment Committee

 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

Fiona Luck*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 March 2018
Chair of the Culture Advisory Group
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Fiona Luck has over 30 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Convex group and has previously held Non-Executive directorships for the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Allied World Holdings Ltd and Catlin Holdings Ltd. Prior to that, she spent a decade at XL Capital Ltd in a variety of senior roles, including Chief of Staff 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.

Fiona Luck

Fiona Luck*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 March 2018
Chair of the Culture Advisory Group
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Fiona Luck has over 30 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Convex group and has previously held Non-Executive directorships for the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Allied World Holdings Ltd and Catlin Holdings Ltd. Prior to that, she spent a decade at XL Capital Ltd in a variety of senior roles, including Chief of Staff 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

Neil Maidment*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 February 2019
Chair of the Risk Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Member of the Underwriting Advisory Panel

Neil Maidment has worked in the Lloyd’s market for over 35 years. He was previously a Director and was Chief Underwriting Officer of Beazley plc and was an 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 a working member of the Council of Lloyd’s during the same period. He is a Non-Executive Director of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc.

Neil Maidment

Neil Maidment*

Nominated member
Appointed 1 February 2019
Chair of the Risk Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Technology & Transformation Committee
Member of the Underwriting Advisory Panel

Neil Maidment has worked in the Lloyd’s market for over 35 years. He was previously a Director and was Chief Underwriting Officer of Beazley plc and was an 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 a working member of the Council of Lloyd’s during the same period. He is a Non-Executive Director of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc.

John E. Sununu

John E. Sununu*

Nominated member
Appointed 6 February 2019
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the ESG Advisory Group

John 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. From 2009-2016 he served as a Non-Executive Director for Time Warner Cable, one of America’s largest providers of video, broadband, and telecommunications services. 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.

John E. Sununu

John E. Sununu*

Nominated member
Appointed 6 February 2019
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the ESG Advisory Group

John 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. From 2009-2016 he served as a Non-Executive Director for Time Warner Cable, one of America’s largest providers of video, broadband, and telecommunications services. 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

Michael Watson

Representative of Canopius Corporate Capital Ltd
Corporate external member
First elected 1 February 2013
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Investment Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Michael Watson is Executive Chairman of Canopius Limited, a private equity backed global specialty (re)insurance business with a prominent position in the Lloyd’s Market. 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. Michael is a Chartered Accountant. He serves on the Board of the Lloyd’s Market Association and Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation.

Michael Watson

Michael Watson

Representative of Canopius Corporate Capital Ltd
Corporate external member
First elected 1 February 2013
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Investment Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Michael Watson is Executive Chairman of Canopius Limited, a private equity backed global specialty (re)insurance business with a prominent position in the Lloyd’s Market. 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. Michael is a Chartered Accountant. He serves on the Board of the Lloyd’s Market Association and Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation.

* Considered to be an independent Non-Executive Director