Council of Lloyd's

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

Jeffery Barratt

Representative of Nameco (No 1249)  Limited (External 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 and sat on the London Council from 2011 to 2018 and currently sits on the International Advisory Group of the CBI.  He was Chairman of the Cook Society in 2015 and 2016 and is now Deputy Chairman. He actively supports a number of children’s charities including the Dyspraxia Foundation, Snow-Camp, Beanstalk, Wooden Spoon and the Change Foundation.

Simon Beale

Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's (Working Member)
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee

Simon BealeSimon Beale is Chief Executive Officer of MS Amlin. He is an Executive Director of the MS Amlin plc Board and Non-Executive Director of MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd, the managing agency for Syndicate 2001 of which he was joint Active Underwriter until 2012. He is also an Executive Officer of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co Ltd. He has been with MS Amlin since 1994 and has most recently held the position of Chief Underwriting Officer since 2012. He has worked in the Lloyd's Market since 1984 and has served on various Lloyd's Underwriting Committees including the Lloyd’s Market Association Board.

Andrew Brooks

(Working member)

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.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Chairman of Lloyd's
Chairman of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Bruce Carnegie-Brown was appointed Chairman in June 2017. He is currently also Chairman of Moneysupermarket Group and a Vice-Chairman of Banco Santander.  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 also a Senior Independent Director of Close Brothers Group plc from 2006 to 2014. 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. He is President of the Chartered Management Institute.

Robert Childs

Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's
Representative of Hiscox Dedicated Corporate Member Limited
(External Member)

Robert Childs

Robert Childs is Non-Executive Chairman of Hiscox.  He was Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association from January 2003 to May 2005 and is currently Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s.

Dominic Christian

(Working member)

Dominic Christian

Dominic Christian is Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International.  He is also Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd.  He sits on Aon Group’s Executive Committee.  Previously he 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.

Matthew Fosh

Representative of Novae Corporate Underwriting Limited
(External member)

Matthew Fosh

Matthew Fosh is Executive Chairman, Europe for Axis Group.  He was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Novae Group plc from 2002 to 2017, prior to its acquisition by Axis in October 2017.  He previously worked in the equity markets with Strauss Turnbull and Sheppards during the 1980s, before moving to the Futures & Options markets during the 1990s, where he co-founded a derivative trading business, Seagray Fosh Futures Ltd.  He subsequently sold the business in 2002 to ICAP plc, before joining Novae Group.  He has sat on the Inclusion@Lloyd’s Steering Committee since its formation in 2014.

Karen Green

Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
(Working Member)

Karen Green

Karen Green is Deputy Chair of Aspen Managing Agency Ltd (“AMAL”) and former CEO of Aspen UK, which includes AMAL.  She also performs a number of other roles for the Aspen Group and is a Non-Executive Director of Phoenix Group Holdings.  She had 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 Trustee of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust.  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.

Andy Haste

Senior Independent Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's (Nominated member)
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Andy Haste

Andy Haste is a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation and is one of the leading practitioners from business, the media and other organisations who assist with research, programmes and events at The Centre.


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, 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.

 

Dominick Hoare

Representative of Munich Re Capital Limited (External member)

Dominick Hoare

Dominick Hoare is Chief Underwriting Officer of Munich Re Syndicate Ltd and is also an Executive Director of both Munich Re Speciality Group Ltd and Munich Re Capital Ltd.  He also holds various Non-Executive Directorships of subsidiary companies of Munich Re Speciality Group Ltd.  He has worked in the Lloyd's Market since 1985 and has served on various Lloyd's Underwriting Committees including the Lloyd’s Market Association Board.

Julian James

(Working member)

Julian James

Julian James is Corporate Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Ltd and a Director of Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) Ltd. He was Chief Executive Officer of Allied World Managing Agency Ltd. He has worked around the Lloyd’s market since 1981 after starting his insurance career at Sedgwick (one of the former companies of Marsh & McLennan). Prior to joining Allied World he was CEO of Lockton International and a Director of the Corporation of Lloyd’s. He is Vice President of the Insurance Institute of London and a past President of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Neil Maidment

(Working member)
Member of the Risk Committee

Neil Maidment

Neil Maidment has worked in the Lloyd’s market for 33 years. He is Chief Underwriting Officer of Beazley plc and Active Underwriter for its Lloyd’s syndicates. He is a Director of Beazley Furlonge Ltd, the group’s Lloyd’s managing agency, and a Director of Beazley plc. In 2011 he was elected to the Board of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and was appointed LMA Chairman in November 2015.

Sir David Manning GCMG KCVO

(Nominated member)
Member of the Nominations & Governance Committee

Sir David Manning

Sir David Manning retired from the Diplomatic Service in 2007 after four years as Ambassador to the United States.  He is a Director of Gatehouse Advisory Partners.  He is Chair of the Advisory Board of IDEAS at the London School of Economics; and of Macquarie's Infrastructure and Real Estate Advisory Board.  He is on the Panel of Senior Advisers at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House; and a Member of the Advisory Board of British American Business.  He is President of Step Together.

John Neal

Chief Executive Officer (Nominated 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.

Philip Swatman

Representative of Nomina No 115 LLP
(External member)
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Philip Swatman

Philip Swatman is a Chartered Accountant and has been a Member of Lloyd's since 1987.  He worked for NM Rothschild for 29 years becoming co-head of Investment Banking and retiring as a Vice-Chairman in 2008.  He was formerly Chairman of Merlin Reputation Management Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Investec Structured Products Calculus VCT plc, Mytrah Energy and New England Seafood International.  He is currently Chairman of Cambria Automobiles plc, Wyvern Partners, Eddie Stobart Logistics plc and Cranborne Chase Asset Finance Ltd.

Michael Watson

Representative of Flectat Limited (External member)
Member of the Audit Committee

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.

Christian Noyer

Non-Executive Director

Christian has been Honorary Governor of the Bank of France since 2015 following a ten-year period as a governor. He's also a member of the French Fiscal Council, and advisor to the French Government on issues related to Brexit. During his forty-year career within international public finance, Christian held several high-profile positions including Vice-President of the European Central Bank, from when the institution was set up in 1998 to 2002, and President of the Bank for International Settlements between 2010 and 2015. He worked for the French Treasure for over 20 years and was appointed Director of the Treasury in 1993. Christian studied law at the University of Rennes and subsequently graduated from the Institut d'études politiques de Paris and the École nationale d'administration. He has been awarded the honours of Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur and Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres in France. Christian also holds numerous prestigious international decorations including Commander of the National Order of the Lion of Senegal; the Spanish Great Cross of the Orden del Mérito Civil; Officier de l’Ordre National de la Valeur of Cameroun; and the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun gold and silver star.

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