Mark Versey

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Job title

Chief Executive Officer*

Contact details

Work location

London, United Kingdom

Joined Aviva Investors

2014

Joined The Industry

1993

Biography

Main responsibilities

Mark is CEO of Aviva Investors* and a Director of the Aviva Investors Global Services Limited Board.

Mark Versey joined Aviva Investors in 2014 and was appointed CEO in January 2021. Previously, he was Chief Investment Officer for Aviva Investors Real Assets from its formation in May 2018, during which time the business saw material growth, with assets under management increasing from £37 billion to £47 billion.

Mark sits on the Investment Committee of the Investment Association and chairs its Sustainability and Responsible Investment Committee.

*Subject to regulatory approval.

Experience and qualifications

Mark began his career as a consultant Actuary and then gained a diverse experience across markets with investment banking roles in fixed income, equities and capital markets. He has extensive risk management and derivatives experience.

Prior to Aviva Investors, Mark worked at Friends Life where he was Chief Investment Officer of the Group and Managing Director of their in-house asset manager, Friends Life Investments. Previously, he was the Chief Investment Officer of AXA in the UK.

Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has a Mathematics degree from Cambridge University.

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