PWC has appointed Jane Portas as a partner in its insurance practice.
Portas has 27 years’ insurance industry, regulatory and consulting experience and will be working in PwC’s insurance and regulatory business.
Jonathan Howe, UK insurance leader at PwC, said: “Jane’s breadth of experience will help us continue to work with clients and regulators in navigating the changing regulatory environment. We are delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Jane Portas, insurance partner at PwC added: “It’s fantastic to join what is already such a strong team. The regulatory and market landscape has never been more complex. I’m looking forward to helping our clients secure the best outcomes for their businesses.”
Portas combines regulatory and business experience with clients spanning UK and international insurers and intermediaries. She has helped clients on a range of advisory projects and change programmes including regulatory, risk, governance, corporate/business structuring, capital optimisation, M&A and market entry.
Additionally, Portas has undertaken various regulator roles including developing passport policy, being responsible for insurance authorisation, supervision and policy within the FSA (now PRA/FCA) Handbook, and more recently advising on equivalence.
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