Independent Non-Executive Director, BISL Limited (IDO Board)
Independent Non-Executive Director, BGL (Holdings) Limited (BGL Group Board)
Chair, BGL (Holdings) Limited Group Audit Committee
Until his retirement in May 2019, Richard was Group CFO and Executive Board Director at FTSE 250 insurer Hastings Group, where he played a lead role in its successful IPO in 2015 and was responsible for all Finance and Investor Relations activities.
Throughout his three-decade long career, spent in the UK, US and Australia, Richard has held multiple senior executive positions. These include CFO of AIG’s Global Commercial Insurance business, CEO of Aviva North America, where he was also a member of the Aviva Group Executive Team, CFO of Old Mutual US and Acting Group FD at Old Mutual. Earlier in his career Richard worked for the National Australia Bank and Lend Lease Group, holding a number of senior positions including Head of National Australia Bank’s European insurance business. Richard is currently a Non-Executive Director of Aztec Group Ltd based in Jersey.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Business Studies from Sheffield University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.