Chief Executive Officer International Insurance
Born March 1969, Canadian
Maurice joined Aviva in 1992 and is Chief Executive Officer International Insurance and Chairman of Global General Insurance. He has responsibility for Aviva’s insurance operations in France, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Turkey and India, to strengthen and increase focus on our international businesses. As Chairman of Global General Insurance Maurice is also responsible for leading Aviva's general insurance businesses.
Maurice joined the Board of Aviva plc as an Executive Director on 20 June 2017.
He is also chairman of Global General Insurance with responsibility for leading Aviva’s largest general insurance business.
Previously Maurice was chief executive officer of Aviva UK and Ireland General Insurance, the largest of Aviva's general insurance businesses. Prior to that he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviva Canada, with responsibility for the strategic direction and operation of Canada's second largest property and casualty insurer, and the second largest general insurance operation in the Group. Prior to that he was executive vice-president and chief operating officer, Aviva Ontario and specialty distribution and has held several senior management positions in the Group.
Professional qualifications and memberships
Maurice is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a masters in business administration (MBA) from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo.
Maurice is currently a member of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) and a Non-Executive Director of Pool Re.
Prior to moving to the UK Maurice was Vice Chair of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Chair of the Property & Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC) Board, and the Insurance Institute of Canada (ICC) Board and a member of other Canadian insurance bodies. Maurice was also previously Chair of Climatewise.
You can download a photograph of Maurice from Flickr.