Aviva announces the appointment of Matt Saker as chief actuary for Europe.
Matt will be responsible for capital management, life and general insurance reserving and market consistent embedded value reporting. He will report to the CFO for Europe, Tim Harris.
Matt joins Aviva from Watson Wyatt where he worked for more than 18 years, becoming a partner in 2003. He has previously worked on a wide variety of European assignments, including financial reporting, capital management and M&A projects. He holds a first class degree in Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics from Warwick University.
Tim Harris, CFO of Aviva’s Europe region, said: “Aviva’s European businesses now account for 42% of group sales, and we’re one of the leading insurers in the region, providing life, general and health insurance to more than 20 million customers. I’m delighted to welcome Matt to Aviva – he brings with him a wealth of industry experience and his professional insights will be invaluable as we continue to drive growth and profitability in the region.”