Background and experience
Cristina Nestares was appointed CEO of Admiral UK in November 2016.
Cristina joined the Group in 2005 to found the Spanish business, Admiral Seguros, which she ran for 7 years. In 2010 Cristina became Head of Europe and responsible for the Group’s insurance and price comparison businesses in France, Italy and Spain. Since 2019, Cristina has been Deputy President of the Association of British Insurers.
Before joining Admiral, Cristina worked in Italy as an Analyst at the UN World Food Programme and as a management consultant at Monitor Deloitte in Spain.
Between 2002 and 2003, Cristina worked as a journalist in Rwanda, Libya and Ecuador.
Cristina has a degree in Business and Law from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas and an MBA from INSEAD.