Date of appointment: 1 January 2017 (Non-Executive Director), 20 June 2017 (Chair)
Experience: Alan has extensive financial services experience across insurance, banking and investments. Prior to his appointment at LV=, Alan was chair of Permanent TSB group, one of the four leading banks in Ireland, and was senior independent director of Sainsbury’s Bank and on the board of MetLife Europe. Alan also served as and the chair of Irish Life Group in Ireland and the Highways Agency as well as being a non-executive director at the Department of Transport, Financial Ombudsman Service and the Office of Fair Trading. As an executive, he has also been managing director of Post Office Ltd, chief executive officer of National Savings & Investments and chief operating officer for UK and Europe of Prudential Assurance. Alan has worked with ‘Action for ME’, the UK’s leading charity supporting sufferers of ME/CFS.
External appointments: Chair of the University of Bedfordshire and Chair of Chetwood Financial Ltd.
Committee membership: Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee and a member of the Risk, Investment and Remuneration Committees. Chair of the Board of Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group Limited and its two regulated subsidiaries.
Date of appointment: 1 March 2010 (LVFS Board), 28 July 2016 (Chief Executive)
Experience: Richard spent 14 years at Barclays Bank holding a number of senior positions across corporate and retail banking including overseeing integration of the Woolwich and Barclays retail banks. Since joining LV= in 2007 Richard oversaw the creation of the operational support areas including the rebrand to LV= and the in-sourcing of our IT and HR functions. Richard was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2016 and prior to this he has been managing director of life and pensions appointed in 2010. Richard has led the transformation of this business to create one of the UK’s leading protection and retirement specialists, including the acquisition of Wealth Wizards in 2015.
External appointments: Board member of the Association of British Insurers.
Committee membership: Member of the Investment and Corporate Governance and Nomination Committees and a Director of various LV= group subsidiaries. Non-executive director of Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group Limited and its two regulated subsidiaries.
Member of the Investment Committee and Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.
Date of appointment: 30 June 2017
Experience: Having held executive positions at several leading financial institutions, Andy’s career in finance has spanned over 25 years. His particular areas of expertise include life and general insurance. Prior to joining LV=, Andy held the roles of finance director, divisional risk officer and more recently longstanding life, pensions and investment director for the insurance business of Lloyds Banking Group from 2012-2017. He previously also worked at Friends Life Group, AXA and Zurich Financial Services where he held a number of executive financial roles.
External appointments: Member of Trustee and Finance Group, Oxfam GB
Committee membership: Member of the Investment Committee and director of various LV= group subsidiaries.
Member of the Investment Committee.
Date of appointment: 7 March 2016
Experience: David has had a 38 year career in financial services. He joined us from Aviva PLC where he was the chief executive of UK and Ireland life insurance, the largest business unit within the Aviva group. Previous positions include sales director, marketing director and chief operating officer. David brings a mix of strategic, transformation and operational experience with a strong focus on customers, risk and governance. He is a former chair of the ABI Retirement and Savings Committee.
David was appointed Senior Independent Director from 1 April 2018. As the senior independent director, David provides a sounding board to the chair and is available to members if they have concerns which contact through the normal channels of chair, chief executive and other executive directors has failed to resolve or for which contact is inappropriate.
External appointments: Independent customer champion at Old mutual Wealth.
Committee membership: Chair of the Risk Committee and member of the Audit, Investment and Corporate Governance and Nomination Committees. Non-executive director of Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group Limited and its two regulated subsidiaries. Chair of the Audit Committee for these entities.
Chair of the Risk Committee and Member of the Audit, Investment and Corporate Governance and Nomination Committees.
Date of appointment: 1 August 2017
Experience: Colin is an experienced non-executive director, actuary and risk professional with over 28 years’ experience working in the insurance industry. Colin previously held a number of senior executive roles at Standard Life PLC, namely chief actuary and chief risk officer.
External appointments: Non-executive director of ReAssure Guardian Assurance Ltd, BUPA and the National Records of Scotland. Chair of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ Finance and Investment Board.
Committee membership: Member of the Audit, Risk and With-Profits Committees. Chair of the Investment Committee.