Richard Rowney

Group Chief Executive, LV

Richard Rowney, 45, spent 14 years at Barclays Bank holding a number of senior positions across corporate and retail banking including overseeing integration of the Woolwich and Barclays retail banks. He joined LV= in 2007 as chief operating officer, and was appointed managing director of the life and pensions business in 2010.

Richard holds a first class degree in Geography from the University of Leeds, an MBA from Henley Business School and has completed the Harvard Management Programme. He lives in Poole, supports AFC Bournemouth and is an independent director of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership.