Mr Simon Machell

BA (Hons), FCA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Machell has been a director of the Group since April 2017. He is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Machell has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry throughout Europe and Asia.  He currently serves as a non-executive director of Tesco Bank in the UK and is Chairman of Tesco Underwriting, the insurance company owned by Tesco Bank.  Mr Machell is also a non-executive director and chairman of the risk committee for Prudential Corporation Asia and a non-executive director of Pacific Life Re.

Mr Machell was with Aviva and its predecessor companies for over 20 years and had roles including CEO of Norwich Union general insurance in the UK (2007 to 2013) and CEO of all Aviva's businesses in Asia and eastern Europe.