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Perry Thomas, Chief Risk Officer, Insurance & Enterprise Risk Director, Wealth, Lloyds Banking Group

Perry Thomas.jpgPerry is the CRO Insurance & Wealth of Lloyds Bank Insurance, including Scottish Widows, Chair of Scottish Widows Europe S.A. and on the Board of Halifax Share Dealing Limited.

He joined LBG in 2015 from HSBC where he was CEO UK Insurance, covering distribution and manufacture.  He previously served as CRO Global Insurance, ran the bank’s Bermudan captive and all HSBC’s own insurance covers, served as Group Chief Actuary and spent several years as CEO of a pan-European GI business and a global reinsurer, covering life to commercial lines.  He sat on a number of Boards across the globe and was part of the Retail Bank & Wealth Management executive team.

Previous roles have been with the Reinsurance Group of America, as founding CEO of their UK operations with responsibility for Europe, India and South Africa, Tillinghast, AON and Zurich. 

Perry is a fellow, and currently on the Council, of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, a Certified Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA) and a member of the Association of British Insurer’s Prudential Financial & Taxation Committee and TCFD Committee.  Perry holds an MBA, as well as actuarial qualifications in the UK and USA, and has held regulated roles on boards in ten countries.

He lives in London, is married to his wife Rita and has 3 children. Interests include scuba diving, officiating at swimming galas, and running the obligatory taxi service to his kids’ social lives.