Royal London appoints non-executive director

Royal London appoints non-executive director

Royal London has announced the appointment of Olivia Dickson as a non-executive director.

Dickson held a number of roles with J.P. Morgan, establishing and heading up the private client brokerage business in Europe and the Middle East and leading the exchange traded derivative operations in Europe. More recently she worked as a senior adviser to the Financial Services Authority on a range of strategic projects in both retail and wholesale markets.

She is currently a non-executive director of the Financial Reporting Council where she chairs the Actuarial Council. She is also a non-executive adviser to the senior partner and managing partner in the law firm Travers Smith and a member of the government’s Advisory Group on Social Impact Investing.

Previously Dickson was a non-executive director of Canada Life Ltd where she chaired the Risk Committee and she has also held non-executive director positions with Virgin Money, Investec, Aon and the London International Financial Futures Exchange.

Rupert Pennant-Rea, Royal London’s chairman, said: “I am very pleased that Olivia Dickson is joining the Royal London board. Olivia has a wealth of experience in financial services which will be a great asset to the board.”