Dr Paul Taffinder is the Director of Strategy & Innovation at MS Amlin. Paul is a member of both the MS Amlin Executive Committee and the MS Amlin Group Operations Committee.
The creation of this new role recognized the enormous amount and pace of change affecting our industry as well as MS Amlin’s ambitions to increase its standing as a true leader in our markets, backed by the global strength of MS & AD Insurance Group. He is responsible for leading our Strategy & Innovation unit, including MS Amlin EDGE, to take advantage of disruptive trends, FinTech, change in the industry and technology more widely.
Prior to joining the company in 2015, Paul was a consultant to Amlin providing advice on and facilitating the development of both corporate and SBU strategies.
Paul is also the Founder of Taffinder Consulting, which he ran for 10 years, specialising in CEO advice on strategy, leadership, change and organisational performance. Previously, he was a partner at strategy firm Marakon Associates and, prior to that, was a global partner at Accenture.
Paul has a Ph.D in Psychology and is the award winning author of “Big Change: A Route Map for Corporate Transformation” (voted Business Management Book of the Year in 1999). He is a visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College, University of London.