High profile non-executive director position for Green

Simon Green, FSA

Former FCA director of general insurance and protection Simon Green has joined broking group Arthur J Gallagher in the UK as a non-executive director.

He will join Gallagher’s UK board on 1 June this year and will also become a non-executive director of Gallagher’s UK retail regulated entity and underwriting agency Pen Underwriting.

He will also sit on Gallagher UK’s risk and audit committees. The appointments are subject to regulatory approval.

Green left the FCA in December 2016. He was highly regarded by UK general insurance brokers in his FCA role.

Gallagher UK chairman Sue Langley said: “Throughout his tenure as head of general insurance at the FCA, Simon’s straightforward and approachable manner, his understanding of the intricacies of our market, and his willingness to answer the difficult questions earned him respect and admiration from industry leaders.”

Gallagher International chief executive Grahame Chilton said: “Simon’s appointment is great news for everyone here at Gallagher. His unique breadth of experience and market insight will provide a fantastic complement to the skills, talents and expertise of our already strong group of non-executive directors.”

Green added: “Having spent a large part of my career looking at the insurance industry from a customer and regulatory perspective, it’s great to be able to now use that experience and insight to support a firm like Gallagher, on the ground.”