Lancashire poaches Marsh director


Lancashire Holdings has announced the appointment of Sally Williams as a non-executive director, starting in early 2019 on a date to be confirmed.

According to Lancashire Williams has many years’ experience in the insurance and financial services industries. Latterly she has served on the board of Marsh as a director with responsibility for risk and governance and as the main business interface with the Financial Conduct Authority. She is due to resign from her directorships at Marsh before the end of December 2018 before assuming her Non-Executive role for Lancashire.

Williams has worked previously at National Australia Bank as a member of the London branch executive committee and risk committee and as a director on the board of the NAB Europe and with Aviva as group director of risk and compliance. She is a chartered accountant and began her career with PwC, where she was a director specialising in financial services risk management and regulatory relationships and during which time she was seconded from PwC to the banking regulatory department of the Bank of England.

“We are delighted to welcome Sally to Lancashire as a Non-Executive Director,” said Peter Clarke, Lancashire’s chairman. “Sally has significant regulatory, risk and accounting experience with a particular knowledge of the insurance and insurance distribution markets. This experience further broadens and strengthens the range of expertise on the Lancashire board. The board expects to appoint Sally as a further member of our Audit Committee when she joins us at the beginning of 2019.”

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