Alan Cook, Board Mentor, Criticaleye

Alan Cook

Board Mentor


Alan has extensive financial services experience across insurance, banking and investments. He is currently Chair Chetwood Financial and the previous Chair of LV=, one of the UK's largest insurance companies. He is also a Board Member, and Chair of the Audit Committee, at Milton Keynes College.

Alan was previously Chair of Permanent TSB Group plc in Dublin, Senior Independent Director of Sainsbury’s Bank and sat on the Board of MetLife Europe. He has served as Chair of Irish Life Group (previously part of Permanent TSB Group), the University of Bedfordshire and the Highways Agency, as well as being Non-executive Director at the Department of Transport, Financial Ombudsman Service and the Office of Fair Trading.

As an executive, Alan was Managing Director of Post Office, CEO of National Savings & Investments, Chief Operating Officer at Prudential UK & Europe, and CEO of Insurance Services at Prudential UK.

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