Chief Executive Officer (designate)
Kathy Byrne is currently Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer for Metfriendly and takes up the CEO role in January 2019. A qualified actuary, she has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry including Managing Director of Cardif Pinnacle’s investment business unit and prior to this Group Actuarial Director.
Outside the insurance world, she was involved in setting up a new savings business from scratch, which involved dealing with a range of stakeholders including IFAs and consumers. Kathy’s book “Where Have My Savings Gone?” provides savers with the knowledge they need to manage their savings effectively.
Kathy has an MBA from Henley Management College. She has served on the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Council and is currently Chair of the profession’s Behavioural Finance For Actuaries working party.
She is a Non-Executive Director and shareholder of Alpasión Vineyard in Mendoza. She enjoys playing golf and skiing in her spare time.