Susan Penwarden

Director General GI & Health

Aviva, France

Susan Penwarden is currently the Directrice Generale of Aviva Assurances/Directrice Excellence Technique Dommages, and responsible for the General Insurance business in Aviva France. She has been in her current role for two years, prior to which Susan was Global Commercial Chief Underwriting Officer, leading technical underwriting, pricing, exposure management and portfolio performance for Aviva General Insurance in the UK, while participating in the Global General Insurance Council. Prior to joining Aviva in 2013, Susan held global and regional executive general insurance and risk roles at RSA Insurance Group, first based in Canada, then in Scandinavia and finally in the UK with a global remit. Susan is married to Mark with one daughter in university.