George Culmer

George Culmer

Independent Non-Executive Director

Nationality: British

Appointed to the board of Aviva plc on 25 September 2019.

George is an experienced finance executive with significant insurance experience, having worked at Lloyds, Prudential, Zurich and RSA for a total of 28 years.

George was previously Chief Financial Officer of Lloyds Banking Group plc, and joined their board on 16 May 2012. Between 2004 and 2012, George was a director and Chief Financial Officer of RSA Insurance Group plc.

His previous roles included Head of Capital Management of Zurich Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer of its UK operations.  Prior to that he held various senior management positions at Prudential including Group Financial Controller and a member of the UK management board. George began his career at Coopers & Lybrand in London and New Zealand and read History at Cambridge.

Professional qualifications and memberships

George is a Chartered Accountant, and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Membership of board committees