Phil Bayles / Chief Commercial Officer, Ardonagh Advisory

After roles in the automotive and outsourcing sectors, Phil joined Aviva in 2002. At Aviva, roles ranged from initially working on Strategic Banking Partnerships to ultimately running all the UK General Insurance Intermediated Distribution. The business enjoyed a successful period, led by the development of its Regional Broker franchise, underpinned by strong broker offerings such as Club 110 and the Aviva Broker Community. Aviva have won Insurance Times General Insurer of the Year an unprecedented seven years in succession on the back of its service proposition and support of UK Brokers. In September this year, Phil joined the Ardonagh Group as Chief Commercial Officer of the Advisory business, with responsibility for Broker Network and Compass Networks as well as Acquisitions and Placement.