Inga Beale

First Female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, President of The British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, & Member of the NN Group Supervisory Board

  • Board of directors, Willis Towers Watson
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Crawford & Company
  • Chair of Mediclinic
  • Appointed DBE for Services to the Economy

When Inga Beale is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Creating an Inclusive Workplace
Changing Risk Landscape
Modernising Tradition

Dame Inga Beale is a talented British businesswoman and workplace equality advocate, best known as the Former CEO of Lloyd’s of London. An inspiration to women worldwide, she is admired for her powerful leadership style and ability to work under pressure. Having secured a variety of high-profile roles throughout her illustrious career, she utilises her specialist knowledge to share advice surrounding business management and offer tips regarding finance. When looking to hire an empowering female business to speak on topics such as changing the risk landscape, look no further than Inga.

Starting her professional career at Prudential Assurance Company in 1982, Inga trained as an underwriter and developed a keen passion for gaining success in an industry ruled by men. Securing a profound role at GE’s management in Kansas, she took on numerous leadership roles throughout the company and gained a respected reputation at the company. Admired for her powerful entrance into the corporate world, she was announced as the CEO of Lloyd’s insurer Canopius, shortly followed by becoming the CEO of Lloyd’s of London in 2013.

As the first female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, Inga has led the revolution for women in male-dominated industries for many years and continues to be a proud advocate for corporate diversity and inclusion. Having launched Pride@Lloyds, an internal LGBT employee resource group, she aims to ensure all employees feel supported and respected. As the first openly bisexual person to be named number one in the OUTstanding & FT leading LGBT executive power list, Inga’s inspirational leadership style is respected and replicated by professionals in a wide range of industries.

An empowering businesswoman, Dame Inga Beale is now highly sought-after to share her leadership expertise with audiences at speaking engagements internationally. Having been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for her services to the economy, she is respected by audiences worldwide for her remarkable success in the corporate industry. When looking to hire an insightful leadership speaker, look no further than Inga Beale.

Official Testimonials

Inga Beale is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“I just wanted to reach out and say a huge thank you to everyone at Champions and Dame Inga. What a truly inspiring session and the perfect way to launch the Karcher Women’s Network. My inbox is already flooded with comments from people on how much Inga has taught them. I know that session will stick with me forever.”

Aimee, Head of Learning & Development, Karcher

“Dame Inga Beale’s talk was brilliant for an organisation like ours; she covered topics such as diversity, leadership, team work and culture change which affect us all in our daily working lives. She was animated and engaging throughout the virtual presentation, utterly unphased by technological hitches and a large audience. Inga answered the questions posed at the end in a very considered way, from teams at all levels and functions at our company. I am absolutely certain that we all left the presentation with thoughts on how each of us can contribute to fostering greater collaboration.”

Kerry, Open Health

“Can you please give our thanks to Inga. We have been extremely pleased and happy with her keynote and received an overwhelming positive feedback from attendees who found Inga’s story inspirational and insightful. We hope Inga had a pleasant journey home and wish her all the best.”

Jana, Marketing Director, Corelogic

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