Chris Newby joined AIG Europe in January 2006 and was promoted to General Counsel for EMEA in October 2012. He is responsible for the legal, regulatory and compliance functions in the EMEA region, spanning 46 countries with products ranging from personal lines to the largest corporate risks. He is Company Secretary of AIG Europe Limited and is responsible for the company secretarial function and corporate governance throughout the region. He is a member of the AIG EMEA Executive Committee and advises the Board of AIG Europe on legal, regulatory and compliance risks. Additionally he is Chairman of the board of AIG’s South African General Insurance and Life companies and Chair of AIG EMEA Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Chris is a member of the Bank of England Financial Markets Law Committee and chairs the Insurance Forum. He is also leading AIG Europe’s Brexit contingency planning. Prior to joining AIG, Chris spent seven years in Norton Rose’s Insurance Corporate Finance and Regulatory Team working on acquisitions, mergers and other regulatory projects within the insurance sector.