Robert Childs appointed Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
We've today announced that Robert Childs, Non-Executive Chairman of Hiscox, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s. He takes up the position immediately.
Lloyd’s today announced that Robert Childs, Non-Executive Chairman of Hiscox, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s. He takes up the position immediately.
Robert Childs takes over from Paul Jardine, who retired from the role earlier this year after nine years on Council. Mr Childs will be one of three Deputy Chairmen of Lloyd’s, the body that is responsible for the management and supervision of the Lloyd’s market.
This is an excellent appointment both for the Council and the market. Rob brings with him vast experience of the sector in London, the United States and Bermuda which means he has a keen understanding of the challenges the market faces, but also of its strengths and what Lloyd’s can do to help it thrive and be successful. I look forward to working with him closely over the coming years.Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Lloyd's Chairman
I’m delighted with this appointment. I look forward to working with Bruce, and welcome the opportunity to bring my 44 years of industry experience to the Council of Lloyd’s.Robert Childs, Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s
Robert Childs joins Simon Beale and Andy Haste as Deputy Chairman of the Council of Lloyd’s. Members of the Council can be found here.
The Council is responsible for ensuring that the Society of Lloyd’s acts in accordance with Lloyd’s Acts 1871 to 1982 and complies with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
The working and external members of the Council are elected by Lloyd's members. The Chairman and Deputy Chairmen are elected annually by the Council from among its members. All members are approved by the PRA. The Chairman and Deputy Chairmen are elected annually by the Council from among its members.
The Franchise Board is responsible for maintaining a commercial environment at Lloyd’s in which the long term return to all capital providers is maximised. It determines the major risks to the Lloyd’s market and how to mitigate those risks.
The Franchise Board manages all of the affairs of the Corporation and supervises, regulates and directs the business of insurance at Lloyd’s and protect the Lloyd’s franchise, name, reputation and licenses.