We live and breathe life

At Guardian, protection is our passion.

Many of us have worked in the industry for decades. It’s this experience that helps us understand what ‘better’ should look like and inspires us to help as many people as possible protect their families.

Meet our Executive Committee:

Katya Maclean

Chief Executive Officer

Katya has 20 years’ experience in life insurance, including time with Scottish Widows and Swiss Re before joining Guardian in 2016.

Jeremy Gibson

Chief Financial Officer

Jeremy has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, including senior finance roles with Macquarie in Australia and the UK and Sanlam in the UK.

Linda Holmes

Chief Technology Officer

Linda has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, including Managing Director at Risk Assured and European Managing Director of Corporate Services at Thomson Reuters.

Duncan Mosely

Chief Operating Officer

Duncan has spent his career in Financial Services. He was part of the leadership team for two start-up companies in the UK and led the turnaround of an Indian offshore services business.

Jacqui Gillies

Marketing and Proposition Director

Jacqui is a marketing professional with over 35 years in financial services. She led the Marketing Team who built Bright Grey's enviable reputation as 'the leading provider of marketing support for advisers'. Jacqui has worked with many large brands including GRE, Aegon, Prudential and Royal London.



Nischal Singh

Actuarial Director

Nischal has worked in life insurance for over 15 years, with a focus on building start-ups. He joined Guardian in 2017 and leads the Actuarial function.

Hilary Banks

Sales Director

Hilary has worked in intermediary distribution for almost 20 years. She was part of the leadership team for Vitality and has worked with a number of market-leading UK insurers.