Our people

Strong, reliable resources are key to the service we deliver, and our people are the most valuable asset we have. All our highly experienced insurance professionals have proven success in their chosen fields.

Our Executive

Lorraine Harfitt*

Chief Executive Officer


Richard Barke*

Chief Financial Officer


Clare Barley

Chief Operating Officer


Neil Griffiths

Chief Risk Officer


David Jones*

Chief Underwriting Officer


Laura McMaster

Chief Actuary


*Appointment subject to regulatory approval

Julian Tighe

Asta Group Director


Simon Norton

Asta Group Director


David Hunt

Asta Group Director



Key People

Ann Bearwish

HR Director


Peter Brightman

Head of Syndicate Finance


John Coe

Deputy Chief Risk Officer


Leslie Edmonds

Head of Business Change


Julie Gallagher

Head of Client Management



Daniel How

Head of Internal Audit


Matt Lane

Chief Information Officer


Keith Nevett

Head of Business Development


Carl Steventon

Head of Underwriting Performance


Susan Turvey

Manager, CEO Office



Non-Executives

Paul Jardine

Independent Non-Executive Chairman


Karen Green

Independent Non-Executive Director & Risk Committee Chair


Andrew Hubbard

Independent Non-Executive Director & Chair of Audit Committee


Stephen Redmond

Independent Non-Executive Director


Kalpana Shah

Independent Non- Executive Director & SIAB Board Chair


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