Government Champion for Age Grand Challenge and Business Champion for Older Workers Outgoing CEO
Aviva UK Insurance
Andy was most recently CEO of Aviva UK Insurance and was on the Aviva plc Board. Prior to that he was Group CEO of Friends Life.
He has over 25 years of operational and executive experience in the insurance industry across life assurance and general insurance, both in the UK and overseas.
At Friends Life he led the transformation of the three acquired businesses and brings his strategic and business skills, experience of organisational change and knowledge of the Friends Life business to the board.
He has extensive knowledge of the UK regulated environment combined with experience in capital and risk management. Andy was formerly CEO of Scottish Widows plc (financial services), CEO of the General Insurance businesses of Lloyds Banking Group plc (financial services) and CEO of the Prudential Group’s Retirement Income business (insurance).
Professional qualifications and memberships
Andy is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and is a former board member of the Board of the Association of British Insurers (he previously chaired the Board for two years). Andy is also chairman of the NSPCC’s Fundraising Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees. He also chaired one of their larger fundraising sub-committees for ten years.