Andrew Grant appointed group operations officer

Amlin has appointed Andrew Grant as group operations officer, reporting to chief executive, Charles Philipps.

In this new role, Grant will be responsible for overseeing operational governance standards across the group and for ensuring that synergies are achieved, where appropriate, between the group’s operating divisions. He will also take a leading role in the integration of future acquisitions.

Grant has worked for the past two years as an integration and restructuring consultant for financial institutions including Royal Bank of Scotland, where he helped lead the separation and integration of the investment banking business of ABN Amro.

From 1997 to 2007, Grant worked for UBS, latterly as managing director and chief operating officer for UBS Wealth Management UK and prior to that he played leading roles in the development and management of UBS’s FX systems and infrastructure which supported the transformation of UBS to a global leadership position in the FX business, and the global integration of UBS and SBC at the time of their merger in 1998.

He joined UBS from Accenture (then Andersen Consulting), where he had progressed from graduate entry in 1990 to programme management and technology change leadership in the insurance sector.

Charles Philipps, Amlin chief executive said: “Andrew brings a wealth of experience of integrating and transforming the operations of large financial services groups which will help ensure that, as the Amlin Group expands, we do so efficiently and to the benefit of our global customer base.”