Amanda Blanc is the Group CEO of Aviva Plc. She started her career as a graduate at one of Aviva’s ancestor companies, Commercial Union. Since then she has held senior executive roles across the insurance industry including Group CEO at AXA UK, PPP & Ireland and CEO Europe, Middle East, Africa & Global Banking at Zurich Insurance Group.
Amanda has served as Chair of the Association of British Insurers, Chair of the Insurance Fraud Bureau and President of the Chartered Insurance Institute. In 2020 Amanda led the Government’s independent review into flood insurance. In 2021, she was appointed by HM Treasury to the role of Women in Finance Charter Champion and she is a member of the UK Government’s Financial Services Trade Advisory Group. Amanda is also Chair of the Welsh Professional Rugby Board.