David Germain
David Germain
Group, UK&I CIO
RSA Insurance

David is RSA’s Group, UK & I CIO and leads the long-term technology / transformation vision. He is responsible for transforming both the way that IT is operated and how it interfaces with the overall business. Including reshaping new ways of improving the customer experience and the business.

David’s key strengths include responsibility for everything that underpins the smooth running of the business. This includes all aspects of Technology, IS delivery and IS Operations. Generally bringing together all the teams necessary to deliver a best in class service to customers.

Prior to joining RSA, David worked for Royal Bank of Scotland as Head of Technology and Operations within Commercial & Private Banking, looking after Back Office operations for numerous brands including Coutts, Ulster Bank, NatWest, Trade Finance, Lombard, and Invoice Finance, to name a few. Other responsibilities included adding operational rigor to strategic decisions, working with the leadership teams to devise and implement growth and efficiency objectives, identifying current and emerging risks / opportunities, then taking the lead directing transformation programmes.

David’s prior experience includes Capital Markets COO/CAO at Deutsche Bank, Retail Chief Operating Officer at Close Brothers, EMEA Chief Information Officer at GE Capital for B2B Financial Services and Corporate Finance. He has also held Senior Technology and Transformation roles at LCH.Clearnet.

David is married with three children and when not providing transport to the various sporting and social events he enjoys motor racing with a specific interest in F1.