NED Candidates CVs

The following people have expressed interest in working with AFM members, very often in a NED role.  Their CVs are provided.  Note that inclusion in the list of candidates should not infer that AFM has undertaken any pre-vetting, or endorses their suitability.

Tim Franklin

A very experienced, highly articulate leader with a proven track record of outstanding achievement across retail financial services as a main board director in the banking and building society sectors. Recent experience in executive and non-executive roles, including Chairman. Now seeking a portfolio career in the financial services and wider services sectors. Key areas of experience include mergers and acquisitions, major systems implementations, culture and business change, operations, risk management and marketing.

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Bruno Geiringer

I'm 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. 

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Richard Gough

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 !

Gerald Gregory

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.

Mike Hayes

A highly committed Insurance Company Director and Union Official with over 30 years experience in both the public and mutual sectors. I have a proven track record as a team player, involved in the turn round and development of a mutual insurance  business, and the successful management of the financial resources of one of the country’s largest trade unions.

Jeremy Heales

Managing Director (Partner) at consultancy firm, Alvarez and Marsal  Over 30 years’ experience in Financial Services of which the majority has been at the UK regulators’ – Bank of England, Financial Services Authority (FSA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  An independent thinker, who is comfortable to challenge, in an appropriate manner. Proven track record of leadership/ management, business performance, strategy development and implementation underpinned by conduct risk management/ corporate governance expertise gained within the regulator and regulatory practice including working across Europe.

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Dick Jenkins

An accomplished practitioner in Financial Services now looking to establish, at age 60, 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.

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Sue Lewis

I have a deep knowledge of financial services policy and regulation, gained from working as a senior Treasury official and now as Chair of the Financial Services Consumer Panel. At the Treasury, among other things, I led the development of legislation to reform and modernise the financial mutuals sector. My broader ‘portfolio’ includes trusteeships and advisory roles. As a member of the European Commission’s Financial Services User Group, I also have an insight into the workings of Brussels.

Barry Meeks

Barry Meeks has been involved with the mutual sector since 1979 and between 2004 and 2006 was Managing Director of Mutual One a joint venture of eight mutual organisations specialising in the provision of internal audit, compliance and aggregation services to building societies, friendly societies and co-operatives.