H. Francis

Non-Executive Director

Appointed: July 2021


More than 30 years’ experience in the insurance sector and has worked for Aviva since 2001 where he is Director of Regulatory Affairs and External Reporting Developments being responsible for assessing and responding to future external reporting and regulatory and accounting developments, including IFRS and Solvency II. Hugh is also Aviva's Interim Group Compliance and Financial Crime Director. Currently Vice Chair of the Insurance Europe Financial Group and a member of both the EFRAG Insurance Accounting Working Group and ICAEW Insurance sub-committee. In addition, Chair of the ABI Financial Reporting Committee and a member of the ABI Prudential Financial and Taxation Committee. Chairman of the CFO Forum Solvency II Working group, a member of the EIOPA IRSG Stakeholder Group, a member of the CFO Forum Steering Committee and is also a former Chair of the CFO Forum Insurance Accounting Group.