CEO, Axis Capital
Helen O’Sullivan was appointed CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe SE and AXIS Re SE in September 2018. In this role, she oversees the Company’s Irish subsidiaries and their branches. Helen is on the Board of Directors of AXIS Capital’s Irish subsidiaries as an Executive Director.
Most recently, Helen was deputy global tax director at AXIS where she helped the Company build and execute a sophisticated finance, compliance and international tax strategy. Prior to joining the Company, Helen held positions at Bank of Ireland and Chapman Flood Mazars Chartered Accountants. Helen is Chair of the Insurance Working Group of the IFS 2020 (Vision for 2020 International Financial Services in Ireland) and Past President of the Irish Taxation Institute.
Helen is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.