Newly Established Insurance Industry Charity Recruits Four New Board Directors

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Newly Established Insurance Industry Charity Recruits Four New Board Directors


Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK continues growing with senior appointments

London (March 21st, 2017) – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK (IICF UK), a collective industry charity that aims to improve local communities, today announced the appointment of four new members to the Board of Directors, bringing the total number of members to eighteen.

The four new members are:

Jamil Bahou, Chairman and Group Managing Director, Crescent Global

Adam Beckett, Managing Director of Aviva Private Clients

James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy, Association of British Insurers (ABI)

Dave Matcham, Chief Executive, International Underwriting Association (IUA)

“These new members, who have roles across the industry, will help us expand the reach and impact of the Foundation in local UK communities as well as strengthen the collective philanthropic voice and responsibility of the insurance industry.” said Wendy Wilder, Head of IICF UK.

The IICF UK also welcomes several new members to its Associate Board, which provides young professionals of insurance companies an avenue to give back within an industry setting. New members are from companies including Aviva, QBE, Lloyds, Starr Companies, C.J. Coleman, Cozen O’Connor and HW Wood.

The Board of Directors and Associate Board play a valuable role in helping to raise funds through their networks and will come together to celebrate their industry’s leadership and impact in local communities at the IICF UK’s Second Annual Charity Ball. The event will take place at LSO St. Luke’s on 4th May and the IICF welcomes companies from across the industry to attend.

The Ball will raise valuable funds for future grants that reflect the IICF’s focus on social mobility and education; to help people excel at school, enter employment and make a new start in life.

About the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF)

The IICF is a unique nonprofit that helps communities and enriches lives by uniting the insurance industry through grants, volunteering and leadership. Established in 1994, the Foundation is entirely directed and funded by the insurance industry. Since its inception, IICF has contributed over £19 million in grants and 240,500 volunteer hours to US and UK nonprofit organisations. The Foundation supports local UK communities in areas of education and social mobility. IICF London Division (IICF UK) is a registered charity in England and Wales (no.1163896).

To learn more or to get involved visit or follow us at @IICF_UK.


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