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International Council


The International Council comprises thirteen CEOs of International insurance companies representing the international members of Insurance Ireland. The Council is currently chaired by Mr Aidan Holton, SCOR Global Life.

The role of the International Council is to represent the interests of Insurance Ireland’s international members. The Council aims to develop and execute a successful engagement plan to promote Ireland in best possible way as a base for Insurance companies, helping to grow and promote Ireland’s international financial sector. The council will work collaboratively with CBI and Government & other representative bodies on an appropriate operating framework for international Insurance in Ireland which will result in a new era of retention and growth.

Insurance Ireland will leverage membership of Insurance Europe to influence policy at European level to deliver the right results for Ireland Inc. and the Insurance industry. The International Council will also input into Insurance Ireland’s policy in areas common to all insurance companies such as Solvency II & EU regulation. 

Mr Kevin Thompson Insurance Ireland
Ms Jennifer Hoban Insurance Ireland
Mr Barry Cudmore Aegon Ireland plc
Mr John Armstrong Allianz Worldwide Care Ltd
Mr Eoin Lynam AXA Life Europe dac
Mr Declan Bolger  Canada Life Europe 
Mr John Finnegan Darta Saving Life Assurance Ltd
Mr Paul Gillett  Generali Pan-Europe Limited
Mr Tiziano Motteran  The Lawrence Life Assurance Co dac
Mr Dirk Ostijn MetLife Europe Ltd
Mr Ciaran McGettrick Phoenix Ireland
Mr Aidan Holton SCOR Global Life Reinsurance - Chairman
Mr Fintan McKeon St. James's Place International
Mr Regina O'Connor XL Group
Mr Brian Hunt  Zurich Insurance plc



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