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Huw Evans

Huw Evans became Director General of the ABI in February 2015, having joined the ABI in November 2008 as Operations Director.

Huw represents the UK’s world-leading insurance & long-term savings industry to ministers, parliamentarians, regulators and senior stakeholders. He has a strong personal interest in the Diversity & Inclusion agenda and is a ‘He for She’ mentor and supporter of the Women in Finance initiative. 

Huw served as a special advisor to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair and the Home Secretary, David Blunkett between 2001-2006, before working for RBS as a senior manager in its Group Strategy function between 2006-8. He previously worked in politics and journalism having studied History at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Huw is the Senior Independent Director (SID) on the board of Flood Reand is a non-executive director of TheCityUK. He also sits on the Executive Committee of Insurance Europe. He can be found on Twitter at @huwevans71.