Awards 2011: Chief risk officer of the year: Robin Spencer, Aviva

Chief risk officer of the year: Robin Spencer, Aviva

Robin Spencer

The financial crisis had a significant impact on the profile of the risk function within financial services organisations. Yet the role of chief risk officer (CRO) is a relatively new one for insurance companies.

Robin Spencer, London-based chief risk officer of international insurance group Aviva, is seen as a leading figure within the CRO community. Since his appointment last year, he has built a strong risk management function at Aviva and has been an enthusiastic proponent of the risk functi