We live and breathe life

At Guardian, protection is our passion.

Many of us have worked in the industry for decades. It’s this experience that helps us understand what ‘better’ should look like and inspires us to help as many people as possible protect their families.

Meet our Executive Committee:

Katya Maclean

Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Katya has 20 years’ experience in life insurance, including time with Scottish Widows and Swiss Re before joining Guardian in 2016.

Richard Everett

Chief Financial Officer

Richard has over 30 years' experience in life and pensions. In that time he has held senior finance roles at companies including Prudential, Friends Provident and Royal London.

Linda Holmes

Chief Operating Officer

Linda has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, including Managing Director at Risk Assured and European Managing Director of Corporate Services at Thomson Reuters.

Andy Peters

Distribution Director

Andy has worked in intermediary distribution for nearly 40 years and was previously a founding director of Bright Grey. He started his financial services career with GRE in 1979.


Meet the Distribution Team

Julie Hopkins

Director, Underwriting & Claims Strategy

Julie is a former reinsurance company executive with more than 40 years' experience. Her background includes underwriting and claims management roles as well as protection products.