Europe: Q&A with Bart de Smet, Ageas

Bart De Smet

The Competition and Market Authority has just issued its final report on the UK motor sector - how do you, as an outsider, view the UK motor market. What is its importance to Ageas at a group level?For Ageas, the UK non-life activities are quite important. The UK is our biggest market, closely followed by Belgium, and motor insurance is very important within that. We see the UK as an extremely competitive market [and one which] helps innovation in our other non-life activities across Europe a