Brendan McCafferty

CEO, Flood Re (UK)

Brendan McCafferty is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ industry experience across insurance, broking and consulting. He has worked in senior positions for leading brands across the industry, including Aviva and RSA, and was formerly UK President of global insurance broker, Willis. He has strong reinsurance experience and has previously established new insurance operations and businesses, as well as leading large and complex transformational change programmes. He was previously Commercial Director at a large household insurance intermediary, before beginning his role as Flood Re CEO in September 2014.

In his role as CEO he has led Flood Re through negotiations with UK Government Ministers and has guided the company through its design and build stage, the regulatory application for authorisation by the Bank of England, building its systems and processes, and working with industry to get ready for its launch in April 2016.