MA, Oxford Univ. Chartered Accountant. Started career with Price Waterhouse, UK. 1982, joined AIG; numerous roles incl. Country Manager, Hong Kong, Belgium and France. 2000, joined Zurich as Managing Director, Zurich Commercial, UK; 2002, CEO, General Insurance, UK, Ireland and Southern Africa; April 2004, CEO, Global Corporate; October 2004, Member of the Group Executive Committee; July 2010, Regional Chairman, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa; was responsible for setting up the first foreign general insurance company in China. Member, Advisory Council on Global Growth Companies, World Economic Forum. Member of the Council, British Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong.