Nerissa Naidu has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director for the Ageas UK Board, replacing Greg Ball whose tenure with Ageas recently came to an end.

Nerissa has served as a Board member to multiple businesses globally over the last five years, and has filled numerous senior executive roles to open, manage and grow global businesses across various sectors including Financial Services and Fintech. Nerissa is experienced in advising on ESG, technology enablement, and revenue generation strategies as businesses grow, which is highly relevant to Ageas’s strategy for growth in Personal Lines, underpinned by its investment in cutting edge technology.

Nerissa was selected as a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum in 2019, and subsequently elected to its Advisory Group, including Chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion sub-committee in 2021. She was also featured in the Financial Times as a leader to watch.

Commenting on the appointment, Ant Middle, Chief Executive, Ageas UK said:

It’s great to welcome Nerissa to the Ageas UK Board, bringing her extensive experience of digital strategy transformation and growing businesses, as we continue our growth journey in the Personal Lines market. I look forward to leaning in to Nerissa’s passion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the value this will add to our approach at Ageas UK. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Greg for his loyal and valued contribution to Ageas over the last nine years.

Speaking of her appointment, Nerissa said:

Ageas is embarking on an exciting journey in an ever changing social and digital environment. I am pleased to be a part of this experienced team that is redefining its business to continue to support its customers in their most vulnerable moments.

Alison Platt, Chair of the Ageas UK Board added:

It’s great to have attracted someone with Nerissa’s skills and experience to our UK Board.  Replacing Greg was always going to be a challenge and I’m delighted we’ve been able further develop the Board’s breadth with Nerissa’s appointment.