Andy Chapman

Job title 
Chief Executive Officer of The Exeter

Andy Chapman was appointed Chief Executive in March 2008, following the transfer of engagements from Pioneer Friendly Society, having been the Chief Executive at Pioneer since September 2005.  He is a member of the Society’s Investment Committee.  He joined Pioneer having previously been Group Director at Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society and Managing Director at Permanent Insurance.


Andy, who is a Chartered Insurer, has been a platform speaker at many industry conferences.  He has been a member of the Health Committee of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) since 2013. The ABI is the voice of insurance, representing the general insurance, investment and long-term savings industry. Andy is the former Chair of the Board of the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM), the trade body which represents mutual insurers, friendly societies and other financial mutuals in the UK, having been on the Board for nine years and Chair from 2016-2019. 


Andy is currently Chair of the Northbrook Community Trust, a charity set up to fund the provision of education and training (including support and accommodation) for any child or young person who is, or has been, in the care of or under the supervision of Devon County Council.

Andy is a representative of the mutual sector on the Panel. He also brings extensive experience of the general insurance and life assurance sectors.