Meet our Ageas UK Executive Team

Ant Middle, Chief Executive Officer, Ageas UK 

Ant Middle has been Chief Executive Officer of Ageas UK since June 2020, having originally joined the company back in 2014.

During his time with Ageas he has held the role of Managing Director of Partnerships and, more recently, Chief Customer Officer.

A keen runner and supporter of Ageas’s charity initiatives, Ant has more than 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has held a number of senior positions in the general, health and life insurance sectors. He is currently a member of the international Ageas Group Management Committee.

Adam Beckett, Chief Distribution Officer

Adam Beckett is responsible for leading the distribution, value management and marketing strategy for the business. He joined Ageas in January 2020 following a career spanning 20 years with Aviva, where he was most recently Propositions Director.

With a well-rounded experience of marketing, digital distribution and sales in the general insurance industry, Adam brings with him expertise of growing partnerships with the broker, aggregator, retail and affinity channels. He is experienced in working with brokers to develop products, service propositions and innovative offers for customers and distribution partners across a range of brands in both Personal and Commercial lines. Having held a number of Insuretech board roles in the last two to three years, he also collaborates closely with Insuretechs to identify ways to work with them and grow with Ageas.

Adam Clarke

Adam Clarke, Chief Underwriting Officer

Adam Clarke has been with Ageas since 2007, joining from RBS Insurance as Underwriting Director. Adam became Managing Director for the Ageas Direct business in 2015.

Adam was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer in January 2019, he is responsible for underwriting all of Ageas’s personal lines and commercial lines business.

Robin Challand, Claims Director

Robin Challand was appointed to the role of Claims Director in 2018 having held a number of senior positions within Ageas.

Robin is responsible for the claims process across all channels including motor, household, commercial and travel. Robin also works closely with the supply chain and external partnerships.

Jonathan Price

Jonathan Price, Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Price joined Ageas in February 2019 and has primary responsibility for financial planning, management of financial risks, and financial reporting for the UK business.

Jonathan came to Ageas directly from his role as UK CFO at Aspen Insurance Group. Before joining Aspen he worked at Aviva for over six years, ultimately holding the position of UK Chief Accountant for its general insurance business.

Mark Collins

Mark Collins, Chief Information Officer

Mark joined Ageas UK in 2018 and is responsible for all aspects of the Ageas UK’s Information Technology which includes development and operations of Infrastructure, Application Services, digital and data.

Mark also leads the development of Ageas UK's IT strategy, ensuring that the company's approach to current and future technology evolves to meet the business challenges and customer preferences.

A recognised leader in technology, Mark previously held senior roles at Vitality and Vodafone.

Lyn Nicholls

Lyn Nicholls, HR Director

Lyn Nicholls is responsible for the development and delivery of the HR and development strategy for Ageas in the UK, both wholly owned and joint ventures, a position she held for the last 11 years. She joined Ageas in 2002 as Head of the Human Resources Department for RIAS.

Prior to this Lyn worked at the AA and Centrica in a variety of senior HR management roles.

Lyn is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Evan Waks, Chief Risk Officer 

Evan Waks joined Ageas in September 2019 and has primary responsibility for risk, compliance, legal and the Company Secretariat for the UK business.

Evan came to Ageas directly from his role at AXA where over 17 years he held a number of roles in finance before becoming CRO.

Caroline King, Customer Operations Director

Appointed in June 2020, Caroline King is responsible for all front line sales and service operations alongside the business-wide customer service strategy. Caroline joined Ageas in 2014 after previously holding similar senior roles at Streamlive UK and AXA. She has extensive experience of leading customer operations within the industry.

In her time with Ageas, she has significantly transformed the company’s front line sales and service function, delivering both financial benefits and award-winning customer delivery.

 

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