David Sidwell

Nominating and Governance Committee Chair


David H. Sidwell is the nominating and governance committee chair of Chubb. David was formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley from March 2004 to October 2007, when he retired. From 1984 to March 2004, David worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a variety of financial and operating positions, most recently as chief financial officer of JPMorgan Chase’s investment bank from January 2000 to March 2004. Prior to joining JP Morgan in 1984, David was with Price Waterhouse LLP, a major public accounting firm, from 1975 to 1984, where he was qualified as a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

David was senior independent director of UBS Group AG until April 2020 and was a director of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) until October 2016. David served as a trustee of the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation from January 2007 until his term ended in December 2012.

David has a strong background in accounting, finance, and capital markets, as well as the regulation of financial institutions, complementary to his role on the audit committee. He also has considerable expertise in risk management from chairing the risk committee of a public company and his executive positions. David further contributes experience in executive compensation and corporate governance from his service on the committees of other public company boards. This comprehensive range of experience contributes greatly to his value as a board member.