Qualifications: Fellow of ICAEW, MA (Cantab)
Career History: After reading languages at Cambridge, Richard Hines qualified with Price Waterhouse and then held a number of management roles within Prudential plc culminating as Co-CEO of the Continental European life and non-life reinsurance business. Upon its sale to Swiss Re in 1996, Richard joined A.T.Kearney as a partner to build their European insurance consulting business and from there moved to Citigroup's European investment bank as Co-Head of European Insurance M&A. In 2002, he founded his own corporate finance firm focusing on the European financial services industry.
Richard has advised a broad range of companies from large international businesses to specialist national firms in his 38-year career. In particular, through his focus on the insurance industry, he has developed a deep understanding of the major issues affecting the sector, both in the UK and Europe and has significant experience of the financial and regulatory frameworks that govern the insurance industry.
Current responsibilities & date of appointment: Richard joined the Cardif Pinnacle Group Board in September 2019 where he chairs the Audit Committee and serves on the Remuneration Committee.