Bernardino remains chair of Ceiops

UK regulator Bill Galvin has been elected to the board of the umbrella body for European insurance and pensions watchdogs.

The Committee of Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (Ceiops) has announced that Galvin, who is acting chief executive of The Pensions Regulator, is joining its six person management board.

Joanne Kellermann, director of the Nederlands Pensioenfonds has been elected as Ceiops vice-chair with Portugal’s Gabriel Bernadino retaining the chairmanship of the organisation, which is leading on the revision of the Solvency II and Insurance Mediation directives.

Galvin has been acting chief executive of TPR since May 2010, having been the executive director for strategic development since October 2008. Before that he led on pensions protection policy at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).