Dame Inga Beale

An Audience with Dame Inga Beale - Wednesday 5th May at 11am

The First Female CEO of Lloyd's of London, Workplace Equality Advocate and British Business Woman

Dame Inga Beale is an experienced business leader having spent over 38 years in global financial services. Her final pinnacle executive role was as Chief Executive of Lloyd’s of London from 2014 to 2018. She now has a portfolio of non-executive roles being on the boards of Clyde & Co, Crawford, London First and Chair Designate of Mediclinic.

During her 5 year tenure at the 330-year-old financial institution of Lloyd’s, Dame Inga was responsible for accelerating the modernisation of the insurance market, embedding an innovation culture, and expanding the market’s global access across new, high-growth markets including China, Dubai, and India. As the first female Chief Executive of Lloyd’s, she also played a critical role in advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across the global insurance sector.

Before joining Lloyd’s, Inga has had a variety of international leadership roles which took her to the US, France, Germany and Switzerland. She is a Chartered Insurer qualifying as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1987 and was awarded her Damehood in 2017 for services to the UK economy.

Her philanthropic interests include being a member of the Pitt Rivers Museum Advisory Board at Oxford University, and Patron of Insuring Women’s Futures, a not-for-profit aimed at improving women’s lifelong financial resilience.