Cheryl Agius


Job title

Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair

Joined Aviva Investors



Main responsibilities

Cheryl Agius was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited and of Aviva plc in May 2024.  She is also the Chair of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited.

Experience and qualifications

Cheryl is a qualified actuary with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.  Cheryl was Chief Executive Officer of Saga plc’s general insurance business and, prior to that, Chief Executive Officer of Legal & General Group plc’s general insurance business.  Cheryl held senior leadership roles in Legal & General’s retirement division and was responsible for setting up the US retirement business. 

Cheryl previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Aviva Life Holdings UK Limited, Aviva Life & Pensions Limited and Chair of Aviva Equity Release UK Limited, all subsidiaries in the Aviva Group.  Cheryl was also Chair of the Aviva Life Holdings UK Limited Conduct and Investment Committees.

External appointments:

Chair and Trustee of British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme.