Simon S. Price

Andrew Woodward

Regional Head, Middle East and Turkey


Andy has been in the insurance business for over 35 years in a variety of senior technical and business development roles. Having worked in the UK, Japan and the Netherlands Antilles, in 1994 he came to the Middle East region; initially in Saudi Arabia, and subsequently Egypt, Oman and for the last thirteen years the UAE.

Since arriving in the Middle East in 1994, Andy has worked for both multinational (RSA) and local insurance companies in four countries (most recently as Chief Underwriting Officer and then EVP Business Development for Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company) which has given him an in depth knowledge and understanding of the regional industry and the market.

Andy joined Lloyd’s in April 2020, responsible for business development for Lloyd’s in the region.

Based in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Andy is responsible for developing and implementing Lloyd’s business and market development strategy across the broader Middle East region as well as managing the operations of the Dubai platform.

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