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Sabre Insurance Group PLC (SBRE.L)

SBRE.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Snowball

2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Geoff Carter

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Adam Westwood

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

James Ockenden

2015 Chief Actuary

Trevor Webb

Claims Director

Anneka Kingan

2018 Company Secretary

Catherine Barton

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Clark

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andy Pomfret

2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Rebecca Shelley

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

James White

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Snowball

Mr. Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. Patrick Snowball was appointed a Non-executive Director of Sabre Insurance Group plc in September 2017 (when the Company was incorporated) and Chairman of the Company in November 2017, and has been a Non-executive Director of Sabre Insurance Company Limited since July 2017. In 2018 Patrick was appointed as Non-executive Chairman of Provident Financial plc and served as Chairman of IntegraFin Holdings plc from 2017 to 2018. Patrick has extensive experience of the insurance industry and has gained a wealth of knowledge of many different aspects of the sector acquired over a 30-year career in financial services. His last executive role was as Chief Executive Officer of Suncorp Group Limited, an ASX20 Australian financial services group, from 2009 until 2015. Prior to that, he was Group Executive Director at Aviva plc from 2001 until 2007 (as well as holding various other positions in the Aviva group and its predecessor companies). He also has significant boardroom experience and was a non-executive director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from 2008 to 2009 and Deputy Chairman at Towergate Partnership between 2007 and 2009. He was also a member of the FSA Practitioner Panel from 2006 to 2008. He holds an LL.D from the University of East Anglia and a Masters degree in History and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Geoff Carter

Mr. Geoff Carter is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Geoff Carter was appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Insurance Group plc in September 2017 (when the Company was incorporated) and has been a Director of Sabre Insurance Company Limited since December 2015. Geoff joined as Chief Operating Officer in November 2015 and became Chief Executive Officer in May 2017. Prior to joining the Group, Geoff was Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Underwriting Limited and has over 20 years’ experience in managing insurance operations. Prior to that, Geoff was employed by Ageas Insurance UK as Managing Director of Ageas Insurance Solutions Limited. He also spent seven years at Churchill Insurance, both prior to and following its acquisition by Royal Bank of Scotland plc (“RBS”), and was subsequently seconded to TescoCompare.com to launch a joint venture between Tesco plc and RBS. He is a Chartered Insurer and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Sheffield Business School and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Adam Westwood

Mr. Adam Westwood is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the company. Adam Westwood was appointed Director and Chief Financial Officer of Sabre Insurance Group plc in September 2017 (when the Company was incorporated), has been a Director and Chief Financial Officer of Sabre Insurance Company Limited since September 2016, and joined as Financial Controller in 2014. Adam is a qualified chartered accountant. Having joined Ernst & Young LLP’s insurance audit team in 2006 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009, Adam has over 10 years’ experience of the insurance sector. Adam holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Physics and Business Studies from the University of Warwick.

James Ockenden

Mr. James Ockenden is a Chief Actuary of the company. He has been a director of the Group. He joined the Group as Deputy Chief Actuary in April 2013 and was promoted to Chief Actuary in September 2015. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ockenden was previously employed by AXA as Head of Motor Pricing. He holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics and Statistics with Management from Brunel University and an MSc in Medical Statistics from Lancaster University.

Trevor Webb

Mr. Trevor Webb is Claims Director of the company. He was appointed Claims Director of the Group. Mr. Webb was appointed as the Claims Director of Sabre Insurance in March 2010. Prior to joining the Group, he was the claims director and underwriting director at Principal Insurance Company Limited. He has over 25 years’ experience in claims management and has held positions at Zenith Insurance plc, Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society and Lloyds.

Anneka Kingan

Ms. Anneka Kingan is Company Secretary of the Company. Anneka is a qualified Chartered Secretary, with over ten years’ experience in corporate governance. Prior to joining the Group, she was previously employed as the Group Company Secretary at ITE Group plc, and as Deputy Company Secretary at ASOS plc. Anneka holds a BA (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Liverpool and an MSc in Risk Analysis from Kings College, London.

Catherine Barton

Ms. Catherine Barton is Non-Executive Independent Director of the company since October 2017. Catherine Barton was appointed a Non-executive Director of Sabre Insurance Group plc in October 2017. Catherine has extensive insurance and actuarial experience. She began her career with Bacon & Woodrow, becoming a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1999, before moving to Deloitte LLP, where she became a partner in 2005 and led the UK and overseas markets retail insurance actuarial team. Between 2010 and 2015, she was a partner within the general insurance actuarial team of Ernst & Young LLP. Catherine’s most recent executive experience is from Bupa where she worked as Commercial and Finance Director of the UK business from 2015 to 2017 and as General Manager for Bupa Dental Care in 2018. She has significant and relevant financial experience gained from these roles and she holds a MA (Hons) degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford.

Ian Clark

Mr. Ian Clark is Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Ian Clark was appointed a Non-executive Director in September 2017 (when the Company was incorporated) and has been a Non-executive Director of Sabre Insurance Company Limited since May 2014. A chartered accountant, Ian has a strong finance background and significant recent and relevant accounting experience as well as extensive knowledge of the UK insurance market. Ian was a partner at Deloitte LLP between 2001 and 2014, where he led the Strategy and Corporate Finance practice for the insurance sector. Prior to that, he was an Insurance Partner at Bacon & Woodrow, during which time he spent three years as an independent UK Government appointee on the Insurance Brokers Registration Council, then the regulator of insurance broking in the UK. His early career was spent as a partner at Arthur Anderson and its predecessor firms where he specialised in auditing clients in the insurance industry. Ian is Chairman of Mighty Quin Consulting Limited, a company through which he provides strategic advice within the insurance industry.

Andy Pomfret

Mr. Andy Pomfret is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Andy Pomfret was appointed Director and Senior Independent Director of Sabre Insurance Group plc in February 2018. Andy has extensive experience of working in the financial services sector and with UK listed companies both as an executive and non-executive director. After qualifying as an accountant with KPMG he spent over 13 years with Kleinwort Benson as a corporate financier, venture capitalist and finance director of the investment management and private banking division. In 1999 he joined Rathbone Brothers plc as Finance Director, and served as Chief Executive from 2004 until 2014. During the last five years Andy has been a non-executive director of several companies (both quoted and unquoted). He is currently a director of Sanne Group plc and three investment trusts (Aberdeen New Thai, Miton Micro-cap and ICG Enterprise Trust). He was also a founder member of the Prudential Regulation Authority Practitioner Panel. Andy holds an MA from Queens’ College, Cambridge .

Rebecca Shelley

Ms. Rebecca Shelley is Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Rebecca Shelley was appointed a Non-executive Director of Sabre Insurance Group plc in October 2017. Rebecca brings extensive commercial and financial services experience to the Board, as well as her background of market-facing roles at listed companies. Having been Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director at Norwich Union plc from 1998 to 2000, Rebecca moved to Prudential plc in 2000, where she held a number of senior positions, starting as Investor Relations Director, and then becoming Group Communications Director with a seat on their Group Executive Committee. From 2012 to 2016, Rebecca was the Group Communications Director of Tesco plc and a member of their Executive Committee. During this time she held positions on the board of the British Retail Consortium and was a trustee of the Institute of Grocery Distribution. Rebecca is now at TP ICAP plc as Group Corporate Affairs Director, and is a member of the Global Executive Committee. She holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Literature from the University of Warwick, and an MBA in International Business and Marketing from Cass Business School.

James White

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