Mark Laidlaw is a qualified Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries. He joined LV= just over a year ago as Group Chief Actuary, with responsibility for the actuarial function across both the Life and General Insurance business Before joining LV=, Mark headed up the global Solvency II program for the international insurer AEGON based in the Netherlands. Mark also held a number of key positions in AEGON’s UK business before moving to group headquarters including – CFO, IT Executive Lead, Strategy Lead, and worked on a number of acquisitions both in the UK and internationally including the acquisition of Guardian Financial Services in 2000.