Brendan McCafferty is the Chief Executive Officer of AXA Insurance UK. This involves ensuring that the general insurance business helps customers live their lives with better peace of mind. Previously as CEO, he led the establishment and launch of Flood Re, a privately owned and operated but publicly accountable organisation,  with a clear purpose of enabling availability and affordability of flood insurance for households at risk of flooding. As part of this Brendan had overall responsibility for applying for the regulatory authorisation of Flood Re, building its systems and processes, and working with government to establish the required legislative and public accountability frameworks.

Brendan is a qualified accountant with 30 years industry experience within the insurance sector. He has worked for leading brands across the industry, including Aviva and RSA, and was formerly UK President of global insurance broker, Willis. He has strong reinsurance experience and has previously established new insurance operations and businesses, as well as leading large and complex transformational change.