Former Financial Services Authority chief executive Sir Hector Sants has accepted an invitation from the Archbishop of Canterbury to chair a task group to help support the growth of credit unions.
Catch up on the movers and shakers in this insurance industry this week.
Amlin has appointed Ole Enevoldsen as group head of underwriting assurance.
Neil Thomas, executive director, energy, property and casualty claims at Willis is moving to Singapore from London in February to help him concentrate more on Asia.
Covéa has promoted electronic trading team manager Ian Newman to the newly created role of commercial lines development consultant.
Aviva has appointed Ian Foy to the newly created role of managing director of personal motor, home and specialist lines within its UK and Ireland general insurance business.
Admiral has recruited the former chief risk officer of pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group to serve as a non-executive director and risk committee chair.
Towergate has today announced three appointments as part of the separation of its retail business announced last October.
Amlin Europe has expanded its non-marine business opening an office in Hamburg following approval from German and Dutch regulators.
Markel International has promoted Li Shengnan to head the offshore energy team in Singapore and appointed Kelvin Lee as assistant manager, finance and operations.
Technology provider Open GI has appointed Kelli Alexander as its new business sales consultant.
AIG Europe has boosted its board with a trio of appointments, including a former Banque AIG boss whose resignation in 2009 almost triggered crisis at the insurer.
Cooper Gay (Australia) has launched a new wholesale division for the Australian insurance market.
NFU Mutual has appointed former Scottish Life group chief executive Brian Duffin to serve on its board of directors, Post can reveal.
Gallagher Heath has appointed Anthony Needham to the newly created role of sales director in its public sector and education practice.
Markel has appointed Charles Bragg as senior underwriter for ports and terminals.
Bluefin has confirmed its human resources director Andy Parsons has left the broker.
Axa has made two senior broker-facing appointments including looking to Aviva to fill a relationship manager role.
Plum Underwriting has promoted underwriting team manager Stuart Bromley to the role of development underwriting manager.
Former Association of British Insurers financial conduct regulation director Maggie Craig is to join the Financial Conduct Authority this month as an advisor.
Lord David Hunt of Wirral has been named as the new chairman of the British Insurance Brokers' Association, replacing Andy Homer.
Beazley and LV Broker were among the insurers making changes to personnel this week, while Towergate featured among the brokers making moves.
Hyperion-owned insurance broker Howden has recruited two from Gallagher and a further specialist from Marsh to bolster its aviation unit.
Novae Group has appointed ANV lead underwriter for enterprise risk Dan Trueman as head of its new cyber division.