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6 - 7 December 2021

Aurore Lecanon
former Chief Risk & Compliance Officer and Non Executive Director at Prudential International Assurance


Aurore is a Senior Risk leader with >18 years’ experience for global insurers and investment banks, with deep technical, market and commercial knowledge of the insurance and savings industry in first and second line roles, in the UK and Ireland. 

In July 2020 Aurore was appointed as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Prudential International Assurance where she lead the Risk & Compliance functions across Prudential European businesses. In December 2017, as Prudential entered an unprecedented 5 years of changes, she had taken on the newly-created role of Transformation Risk Director with oversight responsibility of c.25 programmes, including the merger between Prudential UK and M&G and the separation from Prudential plc. Aurore joined Prudential in 2015 as Financial and Insurance Risk Director and I have a wealth of experience across asset liability management, corporate treasury, capital and risk management in the UK life insurance industry. 

Before joining Prudential, Aurore was Head of ALM first at Old Mutual plc and also worked in investment banking, at Credit Suisse where she covered large UK insurance companies within the Insurance & Pensions Solutions team and at Société Générale in London, where she focused on structuring insurance-linked financing and risk transfers. 

She holds Masters in Stochastic Mathematics and Financial Engineering from Princeton University and the University of Paris VI and is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Superieure of Economics and Statistics in France.

Agenda Sessions

  • CRO panel - Business resilience: Operating business as usual under exceptional circumstances