Our Senior Team

David Pitt

Chief Operating Officer

David has almost 30 years of insurance management experience, primarily across personal lines, operational and claims functions. David joined esure in October 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, focusing on operational delivery. David joined esure from RSA where he spent his career in a variety of roles including most recently Claims Director, UK and Western Europe as well as UK Operations Director. David also spent time overseas as Chief Executive Officer of RSA’s Greater China business. He is a member of the Group Executive Committee and he chairs the Operational Executive Committee.

Darren Boland

Chief Risk Officer

Darren Boland joined esure in March 2013 as Head of Risk and was promoted to Chief Risk Officer in October 2013. Prior to esure, he spent three years at Aspen Insurance as Head of Insurance Risk leading a team he established, providing oversight, challenge and support across the global insurance and reinsurance operations for the underwriting, pricing and reserving processes. Darren also spent 12 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, initially within the audit practice, then spending the last eight years within the actuarial team supporting the general insurance clients focusing on risk management, underwriting, pricing and claims. He is a member of the Group Executive and Operational Executive Committees.

Helen Taylor

HR & Professional Services Director

Helen joined esure in September 2014 as HR Director and has responsibility for HR policies, operations, reward, recruitment, talent and succession planning. Helen has over 25 years experience in HR and has worked across many HR functions including the Board level, Remuneration Committees and regulated environment. Most of Helen’s career has been spent in financial services and in the past she has held senior HR positions at RSA, Next and Cooperative Financial Services. She is a member of the Group Executive and Operational Executive Committees.

Jon Wilshire

Chief Underwriting Officer

Jon Wilshire joined esure in 2000 within the Corporate Analysis team, leading the company’s pricing analysis for its car and home insurance products. He was promoted to Head of Corporate Analysis in 2003 and then his role was broadened to cover underwriting and pricing in 2010. Jon was promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer in 2013. Prior to joining esure, Jon spent six years in a variety of analytical positions in the insurance and retail sectors, including Eagle Star, Experian and Sainsbury’s. He is a first class Mathematics graduate with a Master’s degree in Operational Research. He is a member of the Group Executive Committee and Chairs the Pricing Committee.