Chief Executive Officer, Aviva
In an eventful career Mark Wilson, currently Group Chief Executive Officer of Aviva, has rescued a number of underperforming global companies, consolidating his reputation as a skilled turnaround specialist. Starting out in New Zealand where he was raised, he spent 14 years in Asia, culminating in a role as Chief Executive Officer of AIA. Mr Wilson became Group Chief Executive Officer of Aviva in early 2013. He is now leading the transformation of the business into a customer focused digital insurer and asset manager.
Mr Wilson is a champion for sustainable business and is a key commentator on the role of business in society. He was named in the Sunday Times 2016 list of Britain’s most influential people and was recently named the 2016 UK New Zealander of the year.