Jan Carendi

Non-Executive Director

Lombard International Assurance

Jan Carendi has a career that covers over 45 years in financial services. He is a serial disrupter and intrepeneur, having established 17 insurance companies in 13 countries for Skandia’s international operations as founder of the Skandia Long Term Savings division. As executive chair for these companies, Jan was responsible for cultivating a high trust culture and for building C-suites teams that drove the business’ organic growth to become a world leader in Unit Linked Life and Pension (Europe and Asia) and Variable Annuities (US).

Jan was the first non-German native to be appointed to the executive board of Allianz SE. He was also CEO of Allianz Americas from 2003 until 2008. Following his role at Allianz Americas, Jan was managing director and chair of Global Insurance Origination at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, based in London, which required fit and proper approval by the then FSA. As chair, Jan built strong relationships with chairs and CEOs of global insurance companies. From 2010 to 2013, he was a non-executive director at Banco Popular, and from 2013 to 2017, he was NED chair of Allianz plc, Dublin. From 2014 to 2018, Jan was the senior advisor to the global CEO of Sompo Holdings, Tokyo, Japan.

Jan is currently the senior advisor to the / CEO of Solera, based in Dallas, Texas. He is also NED chair of the board of Dunas Capital Asset Management, Madrid, and is a non-executive director of Lombard International Global Board, Luxembourg. Jan also serves as a mentor for C-suite executives. He is also a strong advocate for hi touch/high tech business models and was instrumental in launching automated claims platforms for P&C companies.

Jan earned his civil economics degree from Gothenburg School of Economics, conducted post graduate studies at IMI of Geneva, and was awarded a PhD hc from Sacred Heart University of Fairfield, Connecticut.