Chairman, appointed in 2017

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director of Sage Group PLC.

Background and experience

CEO of Europe General Insurance for Zurich Financial Services and a member of the Group Executive Committee from 2007-2010. 

Former CEO of Direct Line Group (formerly RBS Insurance) and member of the RBS Group Executive Management Committee. 

Previously a member on the Board of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Chief Executive Officer, appointed in 2016

Current appointments

Trustee of the Waterloo Foundation

Background and experience

David is a founder Director of Admiral and was recruited in 1991 to set up the Admiral business.

Prior to joining Admiral David worked at McKinsey & Company, in the Financial Interest Group, and Cadbury Schweppes in the UK and the USA.

David has an MBA from INSEAD and he was awarded a CBE in 2010 for services to business and the community in Wales.

Executive Director, appointed in 2020

CEO Designate appointed in 2020

Background and experience

Milena joined Admiral in 2007, she became CEO of ConTe.it in 2008 and Head of UK and European Insurance in 2019. Milena will take over as Group CEO from David Stevens after a transition period.

Milena has an MBA from INSEAD, and prior to Admiral, she worked as a consultant for Bain&Co.

Chief Financial Officer, appointed in 2014

Background and experience

Geraint joined Admiral in 2002 and held several senior finance positions including Head of Finance, before being promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer in January 2012 and Chief Financial Officer in August 2014. Geraint is responsible for finance, investments and investor relations.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Geraint spent the early part of his career as an external auditor at Ernst & Young and KPMG.

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2014

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director of Murray Income Trust plc

Non-Executive Director of the National House Building Council

Background and experience

Jean was Group Chief Risk Officer at the Phoenix Group from 2009 until June 2013, during which time she held responsibility for the Group’s relationship with the regulator and founded the Board Risk Committee. Previously, she was Risk Management Director of the Insurance and Investments division of Lloyds TSB and, before that, Head of Compliance and Audit at Scottish Widows.

Jean is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Justine Roberts
Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2016

Current appointments

CEO & Founder, Mumsnet.com & Gransnet.com

Non-executive director of The Open Data Institute

Background and experience

Justine founded Mumsnet in 2000 and is responsible for creation, strategic direction and overall leadership. In May 2011, Justine founded Gransnet, a sister site to Mumsnet, for the over-50s. Before that Justine was a freelance football and cricket journalist for the Times and Daily Telegraph, after working for Deutsche Bank, managing the South African equity operation in US.

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2015

Current appointments

Chief Executive Officer and Director of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.

Director of Build America Mutual Assurance Company.

Background and experience

Manning joined White Mountains in 2004 and is the former President of White Mountains Advisors and White Mountains Capital.

Prior to joining White Mountains, Manning spent two years with Putnam Investments and three years with McKinsey & Company.

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2015

Current appointments

Chairman of Equistone Partners Europe, ‘Equistone’ (formerly Barclays Private Equity, ‘BPE’)

Background and experience

Owen was Chief Investment Officer of Equistone from 2011 to 2017. He previously led several management buy-outs for BPE in the insurance and consumer finance sectors, including BPE’s participation in the Management Buy Out of Admiral and was a director of Admiral from 1999 to 2004. He also led BPE’s own buy out from Barclays to form Equistone in 2011.

 

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2018

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee at Vitality Health and Vitality Life.

Chair of EUI Limited*

*EUI Limited is an Admiral Group subsidiary

Background and experience

Andy was Chief Financial Officer at Domestic & General Group from 2014 to 2017. He spent 14 years at Prudential plc from 2000 as Director, Group Finance; Group Chief Risk Officer; and CFO and Deputy Chief Executive of Prudential UK. He previously held senior manager roles at Legal & General Group plc, where he was Group Financial Controller, and Lloyds Bank plc. Andy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2018

Current Appointments

Chair of AFSL

Background and experience

Mike was CFO of Metro Bank PLC between 2009 and 2018, helping lead the business from start-up to listing on the FTSE. He spent seven years at Capital One Europe in various roles including CFO Europe, CFO UK and Chief Risk Officer Europe. He has also served as CFO for Royal Trust Bank, Financial Controller at Industrial Bank of Japan, London Branch, Director Business Risk at Barclaycard and was Co-founder and CFO of Gentra Limited.  Mike is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. In 2018 Mike was appointed Chair of Admiral Group subsidiary, Admiral Financial Services Limited (AFSL).

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2018

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director of Phoenix Group Holdings plc

Council Member, Lloyd’s of London

Vice President, Insurance Institute of London

NED and Risk Committee Chair, Asta Managing Agency Ltd

Background and experience

Karen Green is the former CEO of Aspen UK, comprising the principal UK insurance and reinsurance companies of Aspen Insurance Holdings. Other senior Aspen positions included Group Head of Strategy, Corporate Development, Office of the Group CEO and she was a member of the Group Executive Committee for 12 years. Prior to that, she held various corporate finance, M&A and private equity roles at GE Capital Europe and Stonepoint Capital having started her career in investment banking at Baring Brothers and Schroders.

Non-Executive Director, appointed in 2020

Current Appointments

Non-Executive Director of Allfunds Bank

Non-Executive Director of Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT)

Chairman of Web Science Trust

Board of Trustees, Cumberland Lodge

Board of Governors, Hammersmith Academy

 

Background and experience

JP Rangaswami was Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Group Head of Innovation with Deutsche Bank from 2015 until 2018, Chief Scientist at Salesforce from 2010 to 2014, and Managing Director/Chief Scientist at BT Group from 2006 until 2010. Prior to this, JP was Chief Information Officer with Dresdner Kleinwort from 2001 until 2006. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

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