UK & Ireland Life Executive Committee
Mari Lizette Malherbe
Mari-Lizette has over a decade of international experience within the reinsurance industry. She has held various pricing and product development roles within the Munich Re group. In 2016 she joined the senior management team of Munich Re London Life Branch, first as Head of Pricing & Marketing, later moving on to Commercial Director.
Mari-Lizette is currently chief executive officer for Munich Re London Life Branch, where she is responsible for the creation and implementation of the strategy and overseeing all business lines to ensure a strong financial future. She has a strong actuarial and commercial background in Protection, Longevity and Structured Reinsurance business.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul is Chief Financial Officer for the UK Life and Health operations. He is responsible for the overall financial management of the business including financial reporting, business planning, expense management and data operations.
Having joined Munich Re in 2003 Paul has held a variety of senior strategic, financial and commercial roles before being named Chief Financial Officer in 2018. Most recently these roles have included heading the coporate strategy team and leading the pricing activities across the UK market.
Head of Protection
Ian joined Munich Re in 1999 as a Claims Manager having worked in the life and health market for 15 years as an underwriting and claims technician and manager. He took on a variety of roles within Munich Re including Head of Treaty Operations, Director of Operations and most recently Head of Protection.
Ian is currently responsible for Protection Business Development, Underwriting, Claims, Group Technical Services, Legal and Treaty Documentation.
Head of Longevity
Martin heads up our longevity division. He joined Munich Re in 2011 from Prudential where he specialised in annuities, defined benefits de-risking and longevity swaps. Prior to that Martin oversaw some large Part VII transactions, and worked on product development and distribution in financial services.
Head of Structured Reinsurance
David joined Munich Re in November 1998. Prior to that David had spent the early part of his actuarial career in the direct market with Albany Life, where he covered a variety of roles in valuation, financial reporting and product development.
At Munich Re David is responsible for our Structured Reinsurance proposition and has successfully executed numerous capital management and financing solutions for a range of UK, Irish and offshore UK life assurance companies.
Chief Risk Officer
Claire Weston is the Chief Risk Officer of Munich Re UK Branch and a member of the Senior Management team. She is responsible for Risk and Compliance activities within the UK Life and Health reinsurance business, in addition she is also Group Programme Director for Brexit.
Claire's background is pensions consultancy, working for several consultancies for both trustee and corporate M&A clients. Claire started her career with Munich Re in 2014 in our Longevity Team before moving into Risk Management in 2015.
Head of HR
Emma started her career with Munich Re in November 2007 as HR Business Partner for the UK Life business, and has since taken on responsibility as the Head of HR for the UK Life and Health businesses. Emma joined us with a HR background having worked at companies including HSBC and Dresdner Kleinwort.
Emma's current responsibilities include developing and implementing the HR strategies, policies and processes to support the business on all people related matters.
Head of Pricing
Phil joined Munich Re in 2008 and since then he has worked in a variety of roles covering pricing, biometrics and financial reporting. He currently heads up the Pricing team and is responsible for pricing across all lines of business for UK Life.