The Lloyd’s of London Foundation is an independent charity managed by a board of trustees that support the governance and operations of the charity. Trustees are supported by the Global Community Engagement team at Lloyd’s.
Lloyd’s of London Foundation Board of Trustees
Vicky Carter, Chair
Victoria (Vicky) Carter is Chairman of Global Capital Solutions, International for Guy Carpenter & Company Ltd. Vicky is a key member of the Guy Carpenter executive leadership team, responsible for driving new business production across the firm’s global operations.
Vicky is Deputy Chair of Lloyd’s, a Member of the Council of Lloyd’s and a Member of the Lloyd’s Risk Committee and the Lloyd’s Nominations and Governance Committee. In addition, she is Chair of the Lloyd’s of London Foundation 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. Vicky has 40 years of experience in the reinsurance industry. She was the first female founder of a Lloyd's intermediary and has operated in a number of senior executive positions within the broking sector. In 2019, Vicky was honoured at Incisive Media’s Women in Insurance Awards, winning the award for ‘Insurance Woman of the Year (large firms)’ and the judges’ choice ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award ‘In recognition of a woman who has risen to the top of the career ladder and is an inspiration to future female leaders’.
David Ibeson, Deputy Chair
David Ibeson is the Chief Executive Officer of Apollo and has led the business since 2012.
He has over 28 years of industry experience. Prior to Apollo, David was the CEO of Catlin Syndicate, Catlin UK and Wellington Underwriting Agency. David has been a Non Executive Director of DUAL International Ltd since 2016.
Elizabeth Cabrera has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance sector, having served in a number of senior actuarial, capital and portfolio management roles with an international remit, including Swiss Re, PRA, Deloitte, Talbot Underwriting and Starstone. Elizabeth is currently working as an independent consultant helping global organisations implement transformational projects that improve underwriting results and risk management. Elizabeth is a Chartered Statistician and holds an Executive MBA from Henley Business School.
Oliver Ferrari started his career at Marsh in 2013 on the Graduate Scheme where he worked within the Private Clients’ division and built Programs for the Marsh & McLennan’s Agency (MMA) network. In 2015, Oliver was appointed Chairman of the British Insurance Broking Association’s Central Region. Here he chaired the board and annually helped deliver the British Insurance Manifesto to Members of Parliament. In 2017 Oliver was awarded both the British Insurance Broking Association’s Broker of the Year Award and the Insurance Business Young Gun of the Year Award. In 2018, Oliver moved to Guy Carpenter to build out a new MGA practice. Shortly after his arrival, Oliver was appointed as Head of MGAs London.
Mark started his career with PwC, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and specialising in the insurance sector through to Senior Manager. He has a long-standing connection with the Lloyd’s market, having held multiple roles, including at Equitas and the Reconstruction & Renewal Project. Mark is passionate about helping companies improve their social impact; he has worked for Liberty in London since 2009 and presently leads Liberty Specialty Market’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme as well as overseeing its real estate portfolio. He is a Trustee of the Over The Wall children’s charity and has also been a Trustee of Broadway, a homeless charity (now part of St. Mungo’s).
Raza Hassan is a Renewable Energy insurance broker at Ed Broking, working with clients globally to help place their operational insurances.
He started his career in insurance in 2013 and has worked within Energy insurance on both the underwriting and broking sides within the Lloyd’s and London markets, having previously worked at Munich Re and Marsh. Raza was a Member of the Board for the Lloyd’s Community Programme since March 2016, before becoming a Trustee of the Lloyd’s of London Foundation in 2020. Raza is an ambassador of the London Insurance Life, part of the London Market Group, having joined in October 2016.
Caroline Klein has worked in communications, public relations and marketing in the financial services sector for nearly 20 years. She is currently PR director at Haggie Partners, which she joined in 2019.
Previously she held roles at Canopius, Miller, PPL and Japanese investment bank Daiwa Securities and has wide ranging experience across external and internal communications. Caroline holds an MA in Japanese Studies from the University of Cambridge and lived and worked in Japan for a number of years, focusing on promoting international exchange at the community level, both through the JET Programme and the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations. She has been personally involved in the Lloyd’s Community Programme for many years, beginning with participation in the reading partner programme, as well as mentoring young students from Tower Hamlets. She has been a trustee of the Lloyd’s of London Foundation since 2019.
Claire O'Meara has a background in international development, with an MSc in Social Development Planning from UCL.
Her expertise is in disaster risk reduction, resilience building and climate adaptation programming, and whilst working for a range of organisations, including Save the Children, has provided technical support to programmes in over 20 countries across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. From 2011 to 2013 she lived in Bangladesh overseeing a regional community-based disaster risk reduction programme that covered Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, India and Nepal. The programme supported inclusion of disabled people who were disproportionately harmed by flooding and other natural hazards due to inaccessible shelters and lack of consideration in response plans. Over the past 7 years Claire’s work has focused on achieving systemic change through advocacy, including covering the role of business in supporting resilience building and respecting children’s rights. She is currently Head of Policy and Advocacy at UNICEF UK where she leads the organisation’s work to promote children’s rights through legislative and policy change in the UK.
Ola Jacob Raji
Ola Jacob Raji has enjoyed over ten years working in the London Market Insurance Sector on UK Retail, Product Recall, Terrorism and Onshore Energy. Since joining FloodFlash, Ola has formed a key part of the team responsible for bringing their award-winning flood insurance to clients around the UK and now US.
Ola is a champion of Risk Management and believes parametric insurance is an essential part of changing the image of the insurance industry. Ola engages with many industry bodies outside the day-to-day and has been a Trustee of the Lloyd’s of London Foundation since 2021.
Hannah-Polly Williams is a Director, Head of ESG Europe of the Private Equity fund CD&R.
Before joining CD&R, Hannah-Polly worked for FTI Consulting, where she advised clients on the design and deployment of their ESG and sustainability programs. Prior to this she worked for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) where she was the Global Director of Board Strategy and Engagement, based in New York. Hannah-Polly was seconded to IRC’s Strategy team to lead the funding and public affairs workstreams, and before this, she was based in IRC’s London office leading a large team to develop social impact partnerships with leading global companies. Hannah-Polly started her career in London developing private sector partnerships at Oxfam, the Overseas Development Institute and the Allegra Foundation, where she led UK Coffee Week and Project Waterfall. Hannah-Polly has a B.Sc. in Economics and Government from the London School of Economics, an M.Sc. in Global Governance and Ethics from University College London, and an M.B.A. from Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.
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