Leadership Team

Our Leadership

Our directors and management team are dedicated to promoting collaboration and innovation throughout the company. They are focused on the goal of ensuring exceptional service for our customers and committed to setting Argus apart as a leader in the industry.

Board of Directors


Sheila E. Nicoll, FCII (Chairman)
Alan R. Thomson (Deputy Chairman)
Wendell S. F. Brown
Peter R. Burnim, MBA
Alison S. Hill, FCMA, CGMA (Chief Executive Officer)
Timothy C. Faries, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. 
Sen. James S. Jardine, CA, FCIS, JP
Marcia B. Scheiner, MBA
Robert D. Steinhoff, FCA, JP
Paul C. Wollman, MBA CPCU, ARe, ARM

Group Management

Officers of Argus Group Holdings

Sheila E. Nicoll, FCII


Alan R. Thomson

Deputy Chairman

Alison S. Hill, FCMA, CGMA

Chief Executive Officer

Peter J. Dunkerley, FCA

Chief Financial Officer

George N.H. Jones, BA, MBA, LLB, LPC

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary


Business Unit Heads

Lauren M. Bell, FLMI, HIA, ACS

Executive Vice President, Life & Pensions

Andrew H. Bickham, ACII

Executive Vice President, Broking

Dr. Vanessa O. Borg, DBA, MPHIL, MBA, BCOM

Chief Executive, Argus Insurance Agencies Limited

John Doherty, CPCU, ARM, ARe

Executive Vice President, Property & Casualty

Michelle A. Jackson, MBA, MSc

Executive Vice President, Group Insurance

Tyrone Montovio, MIoD CMgr FCMI ACII Chartered Insurer 

General Manager, Argus Insurance Company (Europe) Limited

Joel P. Schaefer, CFA

President & Chief Executive Officer, AFL Invesments Limited

Sen. Lynne Woolridge, FLMI, FALU, HIA

Head of International Life

Lawrence Pavia, FCII, ACIArb, MA

Managing Director, Island Insurance Brokers Limited


Support Unit Heads

Onesimus Nzabalinda, MBA, MSc, CISA, CFE, CRISC

Head of Risk & Compliance

Wanda Richardson

Wanda E. Richardson, MA

Executive Vice President, Client Solutions

Hannah Ross, FIA

Chief Actuary


Simon Giffen, CFA, TEP

Group Investment Manager

Sheena M. Smith, CPA

Vice President, Finance

Kellianne M. Smith, BA

Head of Global HR, Human Resources


Cindy F. Campbell, CPA, MBA

Executive Vice President Strategic Development

Nik Smale

Nik Smale, BEng

Executive Vice President Innovation & Technology