Dame Inga Beale
Dame Inga Beale is an experienced business leader having spent over 38 years in the insurance sector. From 2014 to 2018 her final executive role was as CEO of Lloyd’s of London. She now has a portfolio of non-executive roles being Chair of Mediclinic International plc, an independent board member of Crawford & Company and London First, and a member of the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board.
During her five year tenure at the 330-year-old financial institution of Lloyd’s, Dame Inga was responsible for accelerating the modernisation of the insurance market, embedding an innovation culture, and expanding the market’s global access across new, high-growth markets including China, Dubai, and India. As the first female Chief Executive of Lloyd’s, she also played a critical role in advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across the global insurance sector.
Dame Inga started her career in London in 1982, qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1987 and is now a Chartered Insurer. She was awarded her Damehood in 2017 for services to the UK economy.
Her philanthropic interests include being a member of the Pitt Rivers Museum Advisory Board at Oxford University, and Patron of Insuring Women’s Futures, a not-for-profit aimed at improving women’s lifelong financial resilience.