Canopius Group Limited (“Canopius”), a leading specialist (re)insurance underwriting business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Turner as Group Head of Human Resources. She takes up her new position with immediate effect.
Barbara has over 25 years HR management experience at major international financial services organisations. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and development.
Inga Beale, Group Chief Executive Officer of Canopius said: “This is a terrific appointment and I am very pleased to welcome Barbara to Canopius. Investment in people reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence right across the Canopius Group. Barbara will play an integral part in maintaining this ethos, and will ensure that we continue to attract the best the market has to offer to complement our existing expertise.”
Barbara Turner said: “Canopius has rapidly become a leading Lloyd’s player in large part due to its smart people. Canopius has a clear vision for talent management and places people at the core of its ambitions for growth. It is an exciting time for the company and I’m looking forward to contributing my experience towards achieving further success.
Barbara joins Canopius from Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd where, as Head of HR for the EMEA region, she managed the HR process for over 1800 employees across 17 locations. She has also held senior HR positions at UBS and ABN AMRO.