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Jennette Newman

Lay member and Chair of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee

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Jennette has over twenty years of experience in the legal and insurance sector, focusing in the last 15 years at a leadership level on business innovation, operational change, and excellence in client service delivery and team development.

Jennette has held senior business roles Clyde & Co, BLM and Ince & Co and HF law with responsibility for operational transformation and modernisation, and sector growth; both in respect of internal business-related strategy and externally in market and client-facing roles, covering client delivery models and strategic new business sector penetration.

Jennette is a recognised international casualty lawyer with experience in claims, defence litigation, and coverage, advising insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries, corporates, and other risk carriers on all aspects of their claims, investigation process, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). She has a wealth of experience dealing with highly sensitive multi-party, multi-jurisdictional, and high-value and complex claims.

In 2022 Jennette was elected Alderman of the City of London for Walbrook Ward.