Monique Shivanandan

Group Chief Technologist

Monique Shivanandan

Monique Shivanandan
Group Chief Technologist

Born July 1963

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Monique Shivanandan is the Chief Technologist at Aviva Plc. She joined Aviva in April 2014and is a member of the Group Executive.  

Previously Monique has held senior level technology positions in both the telecommunications and banking sectors.

From 2010 to 2014 she was the Chief Technology Officer for Capital One based in the US and was responsible for establishing the company’s technical vision and leading all aspects of the company’s technology development, playing an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth. Prior to her financial services experience, she worked in the telecommunication industry, latterly she was the Managing Director and Chief Information Officer for the Retail division of British Telecommunications. While there, she was responsible for IT Network and new product introductions supporting the company’s retail businesses. Before joining British Telecommunications in 2006, she was an executive at Bellsouth Corporation, with roles including Chief Security Officer and Vice President for IT Strategy and the CIO for the Consumer organization. Monique started her career at American Management Systems (AMS), where she held a variety of positions including leadership of complex systems implementations for clients from a wide range of industries, such as government, military, colleges and universities, health care, and financial services.

Monique is also a board member of J.P. Morgan Securities plc. 

Professional qualifications and memberships

Monique graduated from Lehigh University in 1985 with a degree in Industrial Engineering.

Presentations and interviews

09 Jul 2014 Aviva plc capital markets day