Roland oversees all financial matters within the business. He brings a wealth of international experience drawn from roles within AXA in Asia and continental Europe.

A French national, he was a senior civil servant prior to joining the insurance industry, working on European affairs and financial regulation within the French Treasury.

He moved to AXA’s group corporate finance department in 2005, holding roles in France and Italy before spending three years in China as Chief Financial officer for AXA Tian Ping. On his return to Europe, he was Chief Financial officer for AXA in Italy for four years before moving to the UK to take up his present position in 2020.

Roland has a master’s degree in applied mathematics. He speaks Mandarin and Russian as well as French, Italian and English.

He is also a member of the combined board for AXA Insurance and AXA Health.