Christian Torkington joins from Scottish Widows

RSA has appointed Christian Torkington as UK chief operating officer, reporting to UK chief executive, Adrian Brown.

Torkington joins from Scottish Widows where he was managing director of operations. Prior to this, Torkington worked at Barclays Bank in a variety of senior operational and business roles.  

He was also the chief executive of an economic development agency and has held a number of consulting and accountancy roles in both the UK and Hong Kong.

Adrian Brown, who was previously chief operating officer before replacing Bridget McIntyre as UK chief executive, said: "Christian brings a wealth of experience that will allow him to develop RSA's UK operations and IT infrastructure and I've no doubt that his arrival will really benefit the entire team and that his knowledge and expertise will be crucial as we look to further develop our IT infrastructure."