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CEO, UK & Lloyd's Market


Sean on GCP:

GCP #55

Sean McGovern is CEO, UK & Lloyd’s market at AXA XL. Sean joined XL Group in October 2016 as Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Regulatory & Government Affairs, before being appointed General Counsel in September 2018, with oversight of legal, compliance and regulatory matters.


Before joining XL Group, Sean held various senior positions at Lloyd’s of London, having joined in 1996 from private practice at Clifford Chance. In 2002, he was appointed a Director and Lloyd’s General Counsel, with global responsibility for Lloyd's legal, regulatory and Government affairs globally. In 2014, he also became Lloyd's first Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Franchise Board.


Sean is a board member of the Lloyd’s Market Association and the London Market Group. He has also been appointed by the US Treasury to serve as a member of the US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, which advises the US Treasury on insurance issues.

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