George Culmer


Nationality: British

Appointed to the Aviva plc Board as a Non-Executive Director on 25 September 2019, as Senior Independent Director on 1 January 2020 and as Chair on 27 May 2020.

Experience and competencies

George brings significant board-level exposure with 15 years’ experience as a FTSE 100 Chief Financial Officer as CFO of Lloyds Banking Group plc and, prior to that, CFO of RSA Insurance Group plc. George has also worked at Zurich Financial Services and Prudential plc.

George has a deep understanding of insurance and wider financial services and insight into the challenges that affect Aviva’s businesses and the implications for shareholders, which make him well placed to lead the Board in driving the strategy, culture, and values of the Group.

External appointments

Senior Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

Membership of Board Committees

You can download an image of George from Flickr, or read his recent shareholder updates. 

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