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Inga Beale

Inga Beale

Inga Beale


In 2014, Inga was appointed the first female CEO in the 327-year history of Lloyd’s. She was instrumental in setting up and championing the Inclusion @ Lloyd’s programme to monitor and drive inclusion across the Lloyd’s market. One of the highlights of this programme has been the Dive In Festival – the result of a wide-ranging industry collaboration and the first-ever market-wide festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance. 

Prior to Lloyd’s, Inga was the Group Chief Executive Officer at Canopius, a prominent Lloyd’s managing agent, from 2012 – 2013.

Inga joined Zurich Insurance Group in 2008 as a member of the Group Management Board in Zurich with responsibility for Mergers & Acquisitions, Organisational Transformation and Internal Consulting, before becoming Global Chief Underwriting Officer in 2009.

In 2006, Inga was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Converium in Switzerland (now part of the SCOR Group) after 14 years at GE Insurance Solutions. Inga held various underwriting management roles at GE and gaining experience across London, the US, and France, before becoming President of GE Frankona and Head of Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa for GE Insurance Solutions based in Germany.

Inga began her career at the Prudential Assurance Company in London in 1982 and trained as an international treaty reinsurance underwriter.

Inga is also an external Board member to the Government’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board.

In October last year, Inga topped the OUTstanding and Financial Times 2015 list of 100 leading LGBT Executives around the world.

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