Inga Beale was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. Previously she was Group Chief Executive of Canopius with its principal operations at Lloyd’s. Prior to that she spent four years with Zurich Insurance Group, including a period as Global Chief Underwriting Officer. She was Group CEO of Swiss reinsurer Converium Ltd and while there, she led a major turnaround of the business before it was acquired by SCOR in 2007. She started her career as a reinsurance underwriter with Prudential before spending 14 years in a variety of international roles for GE Insurance Solutions. She is a Member of the UK Government’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board, the UK Department for Education’s Business Advisory Group, the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board, the Geneva Association Board, and is President of the UK Chartered Insurance Institute. Inga is also a member of the UK Government’s Public Service Leadership Taskforce.