Directors & Management

Our group executive committee is responsible for the day-to-day running of the group.

Michael Watson – Chairman and Chief Executive
Nick Betteridge – Chief Actuary
Lisa Davis – President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Canopius USA
Mike Duffy – Chief Underwriting Officer
Chris Jarvis – Joint Active Underwriter
Sheldon Lacy – Head of Governance
Nigel Meyer – Chief Financial Officer
Mark Newman – Chief Executive Officer, Canopius APAC & MENA
Neil Robertson – Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Turner – Head of Human Resources
Sarah Willmont – Joint Active Underwriter

Michael Watson – Chairman & Chief Executive
Paul Ceurvorst – Independent Non-Executive Director
Mike Duffy – Chief Underwriting Officer
Peter Hazell – Independent Non-Executive Director
Paul Meader – Independent Non-Executive Director
Nigel Meyer – Chief Financial Officer
Ian Owen – Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian Owen – Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman
Nick Betteridge – Chief Actuary
Matt Bishop – Finance Director
Paul Ceurvorst – Independent Non-Executive Director
Mike Duffy –  Chief Underwriting Officer
Peter Hazell – Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Sheldon Lacy – Chief Governance Officer
Paul Meader – Independent Non-Executive Director
Michael Watson – Chief Executive Officer

Canopius seeks a broad range of qualities and competences when recruiting members to the Board and regularly reviews the composition of the Board to ensure that it has an appropriate diversity of qualifications, knowledge and experience.