Rosie Harris was appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive director in April 2017 and is a member of the IT Committee and Audit Committee, as well as the chair of the Risk Committee. Ms Harris also sits on the board of Quilter Cheviot Limited.
Ms Harris has extensive financial services industry executive experience. During her 30 year career, she has undertaken a broad range of general management and chief risk officer roles. From 1985 to 2007 Ms Harris worked at Prudential plc, where she undertook various senior roles before becoming UK chief operating officer. In 2007 she was appointed group risk director at Old Mutual plc, before moving to Lloyds Banking Group plc in 2009, where she undertook chief risk officer and managing director roles. From 2012 to 2015, Ms Harris was the group chief risk officer at Friends Life plc and, following Aviva’s acquisition of Friends Life plc, was appointed chief risk officer for UK Life at Aviva plc, a position which she retired from at the end of June 2017. Ms Harris is currently a non-executive director of Tokio Marine Kiln’s Insurance and Syndicates businesses and chair of its Risk Committee. Ms Harris holds a BA Hons from the University of Birmingham and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.