Stuart joined Aviva in November 2015.
As Group Regulatory Director, Stuart is responsible for leading the global regulatory compliance function with a specific focus on improving the compliance culture within Aviva and strengthening the management of regulatory risk (including financial crime) across the group.
Stuart draws upon wide experience in government, financial, and supervisory roles. Before joining Aviva, Stuart was Managing Director at Promontory, advising insurance groups (and banks) in relation to their governance, risk management, compliance arrangements and business model analysis as well as wider regulatory interactions on both conduct and prudential matters.
Stuart has also held roles at the Bank of England and the Financial Services Authority, with the latter role being the FSA’s Head of Major Insurance Groups Regulation.
Prior to that, Stuart was the FSA’s Head of Retail Intelligence and Regulatory Themes.