In his new position Mark will lead the company’s risk, audit and compliance team. He will be responsible for ensuring that the business’ systems and control regimes continue to be fit for purpose, and that the company continuously meets and sets the industry’s regulatory standards in a challenging environment. Mark will also be responsible for forging a relationship with the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure that our business has a voice on relevant debates.
Assurant Solutions CEO, Chris Harrison, said: “At Assurant Solutions, we are at an exciting phase in our growth journey. The mobile and banking sectors we work across are fast-moving and we face a challenging regulatory environment. Investing in key areas such as our senior management team, bringing in strong leadership and best practice, and ensuring we manage risk accordingly are all vital to our development – we’re thrilled Mark is joining us.”
Mark has also commented on his new role, saying: “Assurant Solutions is an expanding business with ambitious plans and it is a great time to be joining. The industry is dynamic and quick to change and the risk function has a key role to play in the proactive management of all aspects of the business.”
Mark, who is a qualified solicitor, has over 25 years’ experience in the legal and regulatory industry. Mark joins the business from Barbon Insurance Group where he was Chief Risk Officer. Prior to this he worked as a partner for Royal London Group and AWD Chase de Vere as Legal and Regulatory Director.