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Amélie Breitburd, Chief Executive Officer; Director EMEA

Amelie Breitburd Lloyd's Europe CEO Director EMEA

Amélie brings more than 25 years of international insurance markets experience in finance, transformation, strategy and development, in a number of senior leadership and executive committee positions as well as board member roles in Hong Kong, mainland China, India, the UK and Ireland, including 16 years at AXA as Head of Group Strategic Planning & Controlling, Regional CFO for Asia and CFO for UK & Ireland. Prior years include roles at KPMG and Allianz.

Executive Board Director

Jonathan May, Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan May Lloyd's Europe

Jonathan May began his career with Ernst & Young, then joined Lloyd’s in 2006, leading a number of teams across the finance function before relocating with his family to Shanghai in 2016 to take on the role of CFO and COO for the Greater China region before taking on the Asia Pacific Regional CFO role in December 2018. Jonathan was appointed International CEO for Lloyd’s effective 1 July 2020, responsible for Finance across Lloyd’s international network.

Executive Board Director

Giles Taylor, Chief Risk Officer

Giles joined Lloyd’s in 2007 and was appointed Chief Risk Officer of Lloyd’s Europe in May 2018, with responsibility for risk governance, compliance and for Lloyd’s Europe’ regulatory affairs. He was previously Senior Manager in the Lloyd’s International Regulatory Affairs team and led the regulatory authorisation process for the new Belgian company. Prior to joining Lloyd’s, Giles worked for ACE (now Chubb) for ten years, gaining experience in the Lloyd’s and London company market environments. Giles is a Chartered Insurer and has a degree in History. He is married and has three children.

Executive Board Director

Jakob Thyme, Chief Operating Officer

Jakob joined Lloyd’s in 2015 charged with establishing and leading the newly created EMEA operations function. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at Infrassure Ltd. in Switzerland; and worked for 14 years for Zurich Financial Services in Switzerland and Scandinavia, where he held a number of positions including Group Operations Manager as well as leading Merger & Acquisition transactions in Asia Pacific. Jakob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in International Business from the Copenhagen Business School. Jakob speaks Danish, Swedish, English and German. He is married.

Mark Cooper, Chief Market Development Officer & Head of European Branches

Mark joined Lloyd’s in 2015 and was appointed Chief Market Development Officer & Head of European Branches of Lloyd’s Insurance Company in September 2019. He is responsible for delivering Lloyd’s commercial market strategy in Europe and managing the network of Lloyd’s European offices. He spent 17 years in Dubai, the last 4 of those years as the Lloyd’s General Representative for the Middle East & Turkey markets. In this role he was responsible for shaping and implementing the business and market development strategy across the Middle East region, as well as managing the operations of the Dubai platform.  Mark’s career spans over 20 years in the international insurance industry including executive roles with Zurich, RSA and the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority before moving to Belgium.

Benoît Waltregny, Chief Corporate and Legal Officer

Benoit Waltregny Chief Corporate and Legal Officer Lloyd's Europe

Benoît has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, having held key senior management positions in the banking sector (internal audit, business development, private banking) and having been for more than 7 years Chief Compliance Officer of ING Group. Benoît holds Master degrees of laws from Liège University, from University of East Anglia (UK) and from Harvard Law School. Benoît is responsible for all legal, regulatory and public affairs for Lloyd’s Europe. He is also in charge of Corporate Secretariat.

Thibault Laget, Chief Compliance Officer

Thibault Laget was appointed Chief Compliance Officer in October 2021. He joined Lloyd’s Insurance Company from Europ Assistance SA, where he was General Counsel. Prior to this, Thibault was at Chubb, first as legal and compliance director for France and then promoted to head the function for Continental Europe, covering 17 branches located across Europe. Thibault also worked for AIG and MetLife in Paris, in European legal and compliance functions. He left Europe for a few years to work in Dubai for the Chalhoub Group which distributes luxury brands across the Middle East. Thibault is a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales and started his career in London working for US law firm Reed Smith and global broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (now Marsh).  Thibault is married and has two daughters.