Unum UK appoints Sarah Davies as independent Non-Executive Director
Sarah Davies has joined Unum UK as an independent Non-Executive Director, taking on the role of Chair of the Regulatory and Compliance Committee (RCC). Sarah’s appointment comes as the leading employee benefits provider further strengthens its Board to oversee its strategy and growth ambitions.
With over 30 years’ experience as a senior level executive and board member, Sarah brings to Unum UK her in-depth knowledge of the general insurance and reinsurance sectors.
Sarah began her career as a reinsurance underwriter, working for Munich Re and Wellington Underwriting for 10 years before becoming Operations Director of Wellington.
Sarah then went on to achieve an MBA from London Business School, subsequently becoming a founding member of the management team and Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited. Her later executive roles include Operations Director at AEGIS London and Group COO of DARAG, the insurance run off specialist.
Sarah is currently a Non-Executive Director of Howden Insurance Brokers, Howden Reinsurance Brokers, Coverys Managing Agency and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (Europe), as well as chair of a number of Risk and Audit committees. This experience makes Sarah a valuable addition to the Unum UK team.
Having completed an MSc in Business Psychology at UCL and built her own business as an Executive coach and Business Psychology consultant, Sarah has a particular interest in talent development and Inclusion and Diversity. Consequently, she is viewed as a key appointment to Unum’s values-driven strategy and ambitious growth plans for helping more people.
“I’m delighted to welcome Sarah into her new role as Chair of the Regulatory and Compliance Committee. Her valuable experience and vision will be of great benefit to our business, and we look forward to working closely together as we continue to push forward with our growth agenda.”