NED and Interim candidates
We are regularly approached by people interested in working with AFM Members, very often as a NED or in an interim Director role. Their CVs can be found by clicking on the links below.
Please note that inclusion of a candidate does not imply that AFM has undertaken any pre-vetting procedures, nor does it suggest that AFM endorses a candidate's suitability.
Looking to use my skills, knowledge and experience as a non-executive, particularly in with-profits, in another NED role on the board or on another WPC or IGC with a friendly society or mutual insurer. As an experienced non-executive, I can provide guidance and support to an executive team involved in strategic planning, product development, distribution, governance, regulation, reinsurance, with-profits funds and corporate transactions (acquisitions and disposals, Part VII transfers, transfers of engagements and corporate restructuring and integration), compliance and risk. I have 25 years direct experience in the life industry, including as main board executive of a well-known UK Life insurer, and have participated in many board sub-committees whilst working at three major Life insurance groups and a national Bank. I have NED experience in my current role with Prudential Assurance. I have also advised a wide range of insurers during my professional career and have a deep knowledge about how corporate actions are actually done. Download Bruno's full CV here
Are you looking for a Non-Executive Director to join your Board? Someone with previous Board experience? Someone who has worked extensively within the mutual insurance sector and has an in-depth grasp of the strategic issues facing the industry? Then, I might be the person for your firm!
Commercial and customer-centric approach with outstanding record of profit and growth management based on excellent leadership skills underpinned by extensive experience in strategy development and implementation, treasury and structured finance operations, marketing and sales.
Ian brings his sales & marketing, client relationship management, leadership and business transformation skills, and blends it with his passion for people’s learning & development and a brand's ability to deliver brilliant customer experience. Ian has worked with a variety of financial services brands over the years, as well as in other sectors across EMEA and North American markets. Ian is a Chartered Marketer and trained in a variety of sales, negotiation and coaching methodologies. Read Ian's full CV here
Working as an independent Consultant in the Financial Services sector, focused on Consumer Finance and Insurance, providing expertise to PE, Loan Brokers, Insurers, Retail Brands and Charities. Mark’s areas of expertise cover: Third Party Commercial Management; Profit maximization; Business Network Introductions; setting up and management of Financial Services businesses; Senior Operational and Transformation Management. Download Mark's full CV here
An accomplished practitioner in Financial Services now looking to establish a portfolio career. PRA/FCA approved (SMF1, 3, 16 ) status with an excellent working relationship with all regulators. Background as a leading player in Building Society sector successfully navigating the Bath through the financial crisis to become Britain’s most profitable Society. Particular interest and experience in developing strategy and organisational culture, both at the frontline and in the Boardroom. Experience in being able to create the links between governance, regulation, risk and strategy. Extensive experience in both building and contributing to effective teams. Bright and articulate with excellent written communication and presentation skills. Download Dick's full CV here
An experienced director who has operated successfully in the financial services sector (mainly mutuals) for over 40 years, helping businesses through significant periods of strategic growth and regulatory change. Board level experience includes circa 20 years in an executive capacity and several years in a non-executive role. Key responsibilities have included: governance, compliance / regulatory, risk, audit, secretariat and major support services (Controlled Functions CF1, 10, 11, 28 and SIMF4 and 7). Now providing consultancy services to a number of established and developing businesses in and outside of the financial services sector. Download Keith's full CV here
Director at BP&E Global, a governance and leadership consultancy firm, Lucy is a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience in financial services predominantly within the UK regulators - Bank of England, Financial Services Authority (FSA), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). She supervised firms from both a conduct and prudential perspective including the smallest 250 insurers. As a qualified coach of the International Coaching Federation she combines her passion for leadership development with a deep insight of regulatory expectations to support Boards to achieve even greater effectiveness. View Lucy's full CV here.
I am a personable commercially focused actuary with extensive senior management experience within financial services, principally life assurance. I have been actively involved with several friendly societies and I am currently on a with-profits committee. I believe I have excellent judgement and I am efficient, committed and I can pick up key issues quickly and add value to any organisation. I am looking to secure additional roles on Board committees or as a NED which I hope will complement my own business as an actuarial consultant and contractor. Download Stephen's CV here
Gary holds the role of Compliance & Risk Officer / Company Secretary at the Oddfellows, his career within the financial services sector has spanned over 30 years, were he has held various employed roles, ran his own independent regulatory consultancy and held a Non-Executive Director role. He currently holds a role on Hull University’s Audit Committee and is a member of the AFM Governance & Regulation Committee and GDPR Working Group. Download the full CV here.