’Our new corporate affairs team will help Lloyd’s build stronger relationships with all our stakeholders,’ says chief executive 

Lloyd’s of London has appointed Rebekah Clement as its new corporate affairs director, a statement released yesterday (12 July 2023) has revealed.

The marketplace said it had established a new corporate affairs function to deliver enhanced stakeholder engagement and solutions that demonstrate its value proposition and purpose.

The new role will see Clement be responsible for bringing together Lloyd’s capability and resource across government policy and affairs, external stakeholders, corporate communications and media and thought leadership. 

She will report to Lloyd’s chief executive John Neal.

“Our new corporate affairs team will help Lloyd’s build stronger relationships with all our stakeholders,” Neal said.

“[This way], we can provide more effective leadership on the issues that matter, from climate transition to the digital revolution.”


Clement brings over 20 years of experience across government policy, brand reputation, media and communications to the role.

She has also held a number of senior roles across the public and private sectors, including in New Zealand’s department of Prime Minister cabinet and most recently establishing and leading Lloyd’s sustainability framework and initiatives.

Clement is a member of Lloyd’s ESG committee of council – Lloyd’s said she will continue to drive its priorities and focus of cross-sector initiatives, including the sustainable markets initiative insurance task force.

Neal added: “Rebekah’s experience and her team’s deep expertise will help sharpen our voice as we continue driving our market’s performance, digitalisation, purpose and culture goals.”