Pool Re has announced the appointment of Angela Knight as its newest non-executive chair for the company.
She brings with her a broad cross-sector track record, combining political experience and business knowledge over a career which has included the financial services industry in the UK and its interaction with regulators and government.
She has held roles including economic secretary to the Treasury, chief executive of the British Bankers Association and chair of the Office of Tax Simplification.
Andrew Skirton, senior independent director and acting chair, Pool Re, said: “Angela has exactly the right blend of experience to lead Pool Re at a time of significant change – through the current government review and beyond.
Julian Enoizi, chief executive, Pool Re, added: “Our board is vital in stimulating further innovative thinking within the organisation and the industry as together we continue to meet the challenges of the evolving terrorism threat as well as the emergence of other systemic risks.
“Angela has the relevant experience to lead the board and to help me in guiding our organisation through this period of transition, bringing a blend of political and commercial acumen that Pool Re needs at this time . We look forward to working with her.”