Director of Group Finance, Legal & General, UK
Garvan is the Director of Group Finance in Legal and General PLC, the largest bulk annuity provider and term protection provider in the UK and the largest asset manager in Europe. Garvan leads the group finance function including Treasury, Tax, FP&A, financial and regulatory reporting, finance change and operations across the group and the group’s finance shared services centre. Since joining Legal and General PLC in 2016, he has led a variety of programs including Solvency II reporting, Capital Management, internal and external financial reporting, finance and actuarial model control, finance operating models and several key investment projects. He oversees and is regularly involved in a variety of external relationships with HMRC, rating agencies, PRA and investors.
Prior to joining Legal and General PLC, Garvan was a senior partner in PwC Ireland for over 15 years specialising in FS regulatory and finance matters, with an international track record of advising banks, insurers and asset managers on Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Compliance and Organisational and Operational Change. Garvan is a chartered accountant, has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Professional Accounting from University College Dublin.