Non Executive Director candidates

We are regularly approached by people interested in working with AFM Members, very often in a NED 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.

Roger Alexander

A vastly experienced insurance/reinsurance professional with over 40 years service in some of the largest insurance groups in the world such as Royal & Sun Alliance and MetLife. During his career he developed many transferrable management skills in strategy, budgets/planning, legal/compliance/risk, operational oversight, financial analysis and accountability as well as product and people management. Roger has also forged strong communication and inter-personal skills, through extensive client and partnership management as well as involvement with trade associations, committees and working parties. Download Roger's full CV here

Michael Butler

An Insurance audit, accounting and regulatory expert, Michael is a partner and senior member in the Moore Stephens Insurance sector group with over 40 years experience providing audit, accounting, regulatory and other assurance services to risk carriers and insurance intermediaries in the London and international insurance markets. He is recognised as a leading advisor to P&I Clubs, other marine and non-marine mutual insurance associations. Read Michael's full CV here

Mark Butterworth

Mark is a highly experienced specialist in Governance, Risk Management and Audit in both the Life and Non-Life insurance areas.  Having held director positions as Managing Director, COO and Director of Operations, Mark's skills include establishment of Solvency II compliant practices, analysis of business planning and strategy, as well as significant experience in regulatory affairs.  Mark is a past Non-Executive Chairman of The Institute of Risk Management. Download Mark's full CV here

Janet Cassettari

Financial services professional with expertise in reinsurance, product and business development as well as experience in general/corporate management at a senior management/board level. Download Jane's full CV here

Martin Collins 

After a successful career in the friendly society movement over more than 20 years, including six years as Chief Executive, Martin is looking to a NED role to extend his time in the mutual movement. A chartered accountant, Martin’s first role in financial services was in finance and he held the role of Finance Director for 14 years. Working for a smaller firm enabled Martin to build a knowledge of all areas of running a society, including risk, complaince, secretariat and corporate governance.  This varied experiences provides a strong foundation for the role of non-executive-director. View Martin's full CV here.

Ian Costain

Extensive experience of public policy, communications, corporate strategy, distribution, regulation, marketing, product development, and finance (qualified actuary).

Jane Dumeresque

Experienced professional with skills in finance, marketing, governance and risk.  Former CEO of 7thlargest Peer-to-Peer lender, growing loans made from £30m to £170m in 2 ½ years.  Strong focus on local community and individual responsibility with lenders and borrowers having a direct relationship with each other.  CFO of a number of FCA regulated, AIM listed businesses with experience of risk assessment and stress testing capital requirements. Qualified ACA with KPMG London and MBA from the London Business School. Former NED and Chair of audit committee of Japanese quoted, FCA regulated financial service business, and currently NED and Chair of the audit committee of FCA regulated UK Agricultural Finance and NED of Western Selections plc a quoted investment trust. Download Jane's full CV here

Rob Edwards

An experienced Board level Financial Services professional, having operated as both an Exective Director, and Non-Executive Director, Rob has worked exclusively in Financial Services for nearly 40 years. Rob currently holds one Non-Executive position (since July 2014) with Kingston Unity Friendly Society (KU), and now Chairs KU’s Investment Sub Committee, serves on the Audit Risk Sub Committee, and currently Chairs a Working Party to review systems strategy and potential migration to new Operating Platform.  He is now semi-retired and seeks a further NED position. 

Bruno Geiringer

 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 

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!