Tesco Underwriting has announced today that Colin Anthony has joined as Chief Underwriting Officer of the award-winning Motor and Home insurance partnership between Ageas UK and Tesco Bank.

Colin brings with him almost two decades of insurance industry experience, with roles spanning across RSA and Zurich Financial Services. Joining from Direct Line Group, where he was Chief Pricing and Underwriting Officer for Germany and Italy, Colin’s role as Chief Underwriting Officer for Tesco Underwriting will directly support its 1.5 million customers and drive profitable growth.  

As a qualified actuary, Colin’s strong contributions across his previous roles have included leading actuarial functions as well as managing volume and profitability.

On joining Tesco Underwriting, Colin commented: "I am looking forward to building on the continued upward curve in terms of growth, profitability and provision of quality to our customers, working alongside the existing strong team.”

Steve Kingshott, CEO, added: “Colin brings with him strong technical and commercial experience to Tesco Underwriting, and we are delighted to welcome him to our business.”

Colin replaces Darren McCauley who leaves Tesco Underwriting with very best wishes for the future.