Group Chief Executive
Lindsay was appointed Group Chief Executive in 2008 and is responsible for managing the conduct of the Group’s business. During his career he has run retail businesses around the world for Barclays, ING and Standard Chartered. He is a Board member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and sits on the General Insurance Committee of the Association of British Insurers. He also sits on the steering group of The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme.
Iain joined NFU Mutual in 2004. His remit incorporates responsibility for all Risk and Actuarial activities of the Group (across both Life and General Insurance), including managing the relationship with our regulators, ensuring that Board members understand the company's risk profile and providing them with assurance that the company continues to operate within its agreed risk appetite.
Customer Services Director
Steve Bower was appointed to the Board in 2010. Steve has been NFU Mutual’s Customer Services Director since April 2009; his responsibilities include General Insurance Underwriting and Claims, Reinsurance, Risk Management Services, Customer Service Operations and the Regional Service Centres. Steve has been with NFU Mutual for more than 25 years and has held a variety of roles, including Sales Manager, Regional Manager and Chief Manager Life Services.
Strategy & Marketing Director
Gina joined NFU Mutual in October 2011. Her career has centred on Strategy, Marketing and Product development. Previous roles include Head of Saving, Investments & Banking at Abbey National, Head of Advertising at Barclays and was a founding director of ING Direct UK. As Director of Strategy & Marketing, Gina is responsible for Strategy, Propositions, Marketing and Corporate Communications across the group.
Trisha joined NFU Mutual in May 2010 and is responsible for Human Resources, Learning and Organisational Development, and Group Programme Management. She also oversees HR strategy development for NFU Mutual’s Agency Network. Trisha leads on talent management, employee engagement, leadership development, strategic workforce planning, change leadership and organisational development.
Richard was appointed Finance Director in May 2018. Richard joined NFU Mutual in October 2011, as Head of Finance to lead a team of 120 colleagues. His principle responsibilities covered Financial & Regulatory Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Partnering, Shared Services transaction processing, Procurement and Group Data Office. Richard is a director of Avon Insurance plc and a trustee of the NFU Mutual retirement benefit scheme.
Sales & Agency Director
Nick Turner was appointed to the Board in July 2013. He has responsibility for the development of the Life and General Insurance sides of the business through the various distribution channels which include the Agency Network, Financial Advisers, Mutual Direct, Group Corporate Business team and Islands Insurance, which is based in the Channel Islands. Nick joined NFU Mutual from AXA where he was Managing Director, Intermediary & Partnerships – Personal Lines. His career stretches back more than 33 years, largely in the field of Life and Wealth Management. He recently retired as the President of the Personal Finance Society.
Tim joined NFU Mutual in May 2010 and has overall responsibility for the strategic development of our IT function. Tim spent 13 years at Skandia Life. He started out as Skandia’s Head of IT in 1997, becoming IT Director in 2000 and Customer Services and Technology Director in 2006.