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Huw Evans, Director General, ABI

Huw Evans is Director General of the Association of British Insurers, having taken up the position on 1 February 2015. He was previously Deputy Director General and Policy Director, having joined the ABI as Operations Director in 2008.

Huw was at the heart of the industry's preparations for the Government's pension reforms and led the ABI's work on the negotiations with the Government on the future of flood insurance.

He is the author of the ABI’s future policy blueprint ‘Identifying the Challenges of a Changing World', is committed to developing the role of healthy insurance and long-term savings markets that meet the future needs of customers and the economy, as well as championing better diversity in the industry. 

Previously, Huw was a senior manager in the Group Strategy team of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. He served as a special adviser to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair from 2005-6 and to the Home Secretary, David Blunkett from 2001-4. Prior to that he worked in politics and journalism, having read Modern History at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Huw is a Non-Executive Director of TheCityUK, a Non-Executive Director of Flood Re and sits on the Executive Committee of Insurance Europe. He can be found on Twitter at @huwevans71.