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Sean McGovern

Sean McGovern

Chief Compliance Officer Head of Regulatory & Government Affairs, XL Catlin

Mr. McGovern joined XL Catlin as Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Regulatory & Government Affairs in October 2016.

He previously held senior positions at Lloyd’s of London having joined in 1996. In 2002 he was appointed a Director and Lloyd’s General Counsel, responsible for Lloyd’s legal, regulatory and government affairs globally. In 2014 he also became Lloyd’s first Chief Risk Officer and joined Lloyd’s Franchise Board.

Mr. McGovern is a non-executive board member of TheCityUK which promotes the UK financial services sector and is also Chairman of its International Trade & Investment Group. In November 2011 he was appointed to serve as a member of the first US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance. In 2015 he was also appointed by the US Treasury to serve on the terrorism insurance advisory committee on risk-sharing mechanisms.

Before joining Lloyd’s of London Mr. McGovern, practiced law at Clifford Chance LLP, based in London.