Chris Aujard joined FNZ in August 2018 as Group General Counsel (GC). He is responsible for overseeing all legal and corporate governance matters across the group.
Chris has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, having served as the GC and company secretary at companies such as Royal London (the UK’s largest life and pensions mutual), Singer & Friedlander (acquired by Kaupthing), National Australia Bank, as well as in the corporate development team at Lloyd’s of London.
Immediately prior to joining FNZ, Chris held a number of senior GC positions at both the Co-op group (non-food division, including general insurance) and the Post Office Ltd, where, in addition to running the legal function, he had responsibility for the internal audit, risk, compliance and security functions.
He started his career in the UK in the corporate finance team at Norton Rose, a job which took him to parts of central and eastern Europe working on various M&A deals.