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Vishal Desai

Chief Risk Officer at MS Amlin


Bio: Vishal is a Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Board of MS Amlin, one of the largest managing agents in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. He has 20 years of financial services industry experience across investment banking, life and non-life insurance sectors.

His experience spans consultancy, in-house and regulatory roles both here in the UK and internationally, having worked at UBS, PwC, Hiscox and latterly acted as the Chief Actuary for General Insurance at the Bank of England. He is also a member of the external D&I Advisory Board for the flagship insurance sector publication, Insurance Insider, as well as a member of the Advisory Board for Link, the insurance sector’s LGBT+ network. He has previously served as a trustee for Switchboard, the UK’s largest helpline-based LGBT+ charity.

Vishal comments:
“I am honoured to be included in the 2022 Top 100 Gamechangers list alongside so many impressive individuals across the financial services sector. I am a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in all its forms, not only as a moral imperative but importantly as a strategic driver of superior business performance. Ensuring we create the environment for different people to be seen, different voices to be heard and different lived experiences to be reflected is critical to improving our understanding of and response to our clients’ needs.”