Alexa Coates


Job title

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Contact details

Work location

London, United Kingdom

Joined Aviva Investors



Main responsibilities

Alexa Coates was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of both Aviva Investors Holdings Limited and of Aviva Investors UK Fund Services in November 2019.  In December 2023 she took on the role of Senior Independent Director of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited.
She is also the Chair of the Aviva Investors Audit Committee and a member of the Aviva Investors Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Experience and qualifications

Alexa is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of financial experience.  She is a chartered accountant, having started her career at E&Y in the UK and then in France.  She moved into commercial roles, spending the last nine years of her executive career at HSBC, in various senior roles, including operating as the Global CFO for the asset management business.  Alexa is an Independent Non-Executive Director and chair of the Audit Committee at Marsh Limited, the UK subsidiary of Marsh McLennan and as well as for both Polar Capital Holdings plc, an AIM listed, boutique asset manager and Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited, an investment trust.  Alexa is also a trustee of the University of Essex. 

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