Karen Brolly takes on Head of Products role
16 Jan 2017
Karen Brolly has been appointed to the role of Head of Products within our Life and Financial Services practice. In this role, she is responsible for the strategy, pricing and product development advice the firm provides to life insurance and financial services clients.
Karen previously held senior roles at both AXA and Santander.
Emma McWilliam, Head of Life and Financial Services comments:
“Karen brings over 20 years’ experience in product research and development to this exciting role, having worked with insurers, banks and asset managers. Her breadth of knowledge across financial services, both in terms of business models and product issues, means she provides our insurance clients with invaluable advice as they look to adapt to an ever-changing market.
“Our practice is at the forefront of product pricing, development and innovation, successfully helping insurance industry players adapt and build innovative products to address the protection and savings gap. Karen has been instrumental in developing such solutions, leveraging our leading Guided Outcomes technologies. She is a key member of our highly skilled leadership team, which has depth and diversity of talent. Our clients are in safe hands with her leading the navigation through the changing environment to build successful outcomes.”
Karen Brolly adds:
“I’m thrilled to be leading our product development and pricing services helping clients creatively overcome the challenging economic and regulatory environment. Life insurers are tackling the challenges of the low interest rate environment head on through product innovation, repricing and design and now Solvency II is in effect, focusing on ways to improve capital efficiency of products for the benefit of the end consumer through product design and optimising reinsurance structures. Simplicity at the heart of innovation enables insurers to design and distribute products profitably, whilst treating the customer fairly.”