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. She came back to Aviva as CEO in July 2020.
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 elected to join the Geneva Association Board. She is a member of the UK Government’s Financial Services Trade Advisory Group and the Prime Minister’s Business Council.
Amanda is Co-Chair of the UK Transition Taskforce, which is developing a gold standard for private sector climate transition plans.