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 also 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. In November 2011, he was appointed to 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 and in 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the AFM. He also sits on the Health Committee of the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The ABI is the voice of insurance, representing the general insurance, investment and long-term savings industry.
Andy is a Trustee of the Northbrook 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.