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Rachel Lam, Ombudsman Director for Insurance, Financial Ombudsman Service

Rachel Lam_MAIN_FOR PRESS.jpgRachel was appointed Ombudsman Director for Insurance in January 2023. She leads a directorate responsible for all insurance complaints at the Financial Ombudsman Service as well as drawing out the themes and insight to share with the sector. She works with Ombudsman Leaders to form the Ombudsman’s approach on insurance complaints, building teams to handle these well and with pace. This includes complaints across home and motor insurance, travel, health, pet and legal expenses.

Rachel has been at the Financial Ombudsman Service for 12 years, working across insurance for the past seven and before then leading transformation at the service. Previously Rachel worked in government and across a range of policy roles at the Home Office, Department of Education and Department for Work and Pensions.