CEO, Aviva Investors
- Chair, King's Business School Advisory Council
Mark Versey is CEO of Aviva Investors and a Director of the Aviva Investors Board. He is on the Executive Committee of Aviva Plc.
Mark Versey joined Aviva Investors in 2014 and was appointed CEO in January 2021. Previously, he was Chief Investment Officer for Aviva Investors Real Assets from its formation in May 2018, during which time the business saw material growth, with assets under management increasing from £37 billion to £47 billion.
Mark sits on the Board of the Investment Association and he chaired its Sustainability and Responsible Investment Committee for four years. Mark has recently been appointed to chair the Advisory Council of the King's Business School in London.
Experience and qualifications
Mark began his career as a consultant Actuary and then gained a diverse experience across investment markets with investment banking roles in fixed income, equities and capital markets. He has extensive risk management and derivatives experience.
Prior to Aviva Investors, Mark worked at Friends Life where he was Chief Investment Officer of the Group and Managing Director of their in-house asset manager, Friends Life Investments. Previously, he was the Chief Investment Officer of AXA in the UK.
Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has a Mathematics degree from the University of Cambridge.