NED Candidates CVs

The following people have expressed interest in working with AFM members, very often in a NED role.  Their CVs are provided (you will need to be registered and signed in to view them).  Note that inclusion in the list of candidates should not infer that AFM has undertaken any pre-vetting, or endorses their suitability.

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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Alan Gledhill

An accomplished Director of a innovative mutual insurance company. Leadership of Sales and Marketing has driven a 17 fold increase in revenue (2006-09) from a previously long term dormant position. An insurance all rounder; has also headed up Operations and Compliance functions with demonstrable success. ‘Hands on’ leadership of the whole “customer life cycle”.

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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.

Ian Grimsell

A marketing and business development director with considerable product development expertise and many years experience in the friendly society sector, now working as a marketing, strategy and project management consultant. A commercially orientated, strategic thinker with excellent communication skills who is used to operating at Board level.

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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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Graham Henderson

Versatile senior finance professional with a strong track record in governance and business transformation.  Seeking non executive or advisory roles relevant to skills, experience and domain knowledge.

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David J Illingworth

Responsible for a team of circa 50 people based in Bingley West Yorkshire, New Barnet and Jacksonville Florida, with a budget of circa $10m, I managed the implementation workstream of a total mortgage origination and servicing solution for Alltel Mortgage Solutions - a subsidiary of the ALLTEL Corporation.

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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.