Oliver Peterken


Oliver has had a long career in the insurance sector, with significant non-executive experience. He provides specialist guidance and oversight of UKEF’s risk management and underwriting activities as chair of the Risk Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.

He brings significant risk management experience to the post, having served as Chief Risk Officer for Bupa and Aspen Insurance and held a number of senior positions with Willis Group and Prudential. His non-executive board roles include Amlin and UIA Mutual.

Oliver is also Deputy Chairman and chairs the Finance and Audit Committee of the board of the Willow Foundation, a charity that works with seriously ill young adults.

Previous roles in government

  • Non-executive Board Director