Dame Inga Beale is a British businesswoman with four decades of experience in global financial services.
As the first female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, from 2014 to 2018, Inga led its expansion into Dubai, China and India and advanced Diversity and Inclusion initiatives across the international insurance sector.
Her Damehood was awarded in 2017 for her services to the UK economy during her tenure as CEO of Lloyd’s of London and for supporting women in business and the LGBTQ+ community.
During her time at Lloyd’s, Dame Inga was responsible for digitalising the insurance market, embedding an innovation culture with the opening of the Lloyd’s Innovation Lab, and expanding the market’s access across new, high-growth markets.
Previously, she held various senior leadership positions at Converium, Zurich Insurance Group, Canopius and GE Insurance Solutions.
Dame Inga has been an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute since 1987 and was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2017 for services to the UK economy.
Dame Inga Beale is a leading Diversity & Inclusion speaker and a role model for inclusion in the workplace.
Speaking topics include:
- Creating an Inclusive Workplace
- Modernising Tradition – A Journey of Cultural and Technological Change
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Economy & Finance
- Gender Equality