Helen Pickford

Chair - Audit Committee

Chief Financial Officer, Zurich UK

With over 25 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry, Helen was appointed UK CFO at Zurich on 1st September 2018 and was previously Deputy CFO for Zurich UK and CFO for Zurich’s UK Life business.

Before joining Zurich in January 2016, Helen was Finance Director at Ageas and prior to this held senior finance roles at Royal Sun Alliance (RSA), including as Finance Director of the UK Retail and Affinity business and Group Head of Investor Relations.

Helen was appointed Chair of the PRA Practitioner Panel on 30th November 2019 and is also a member of the Insurance Sub Committee of the PRA Practitioner Panel.