RSA appoints James Godfrey as Transformation Director


RSA Insurance has announced (7 August 2023) that it has appointed James Godfrey as Transformation Director, effective as immediately.

In his new role, Mr. Godfrey will contribute to the delivery of RSA’s strategic outperformance objectives by driving the UK&I strategic transformation roadmap and investment profile. He will lead a team that will be responsible for the delivery of enterprise-wide programmes intended to future-proof its technology, digital and data capabilities.

Mr. Godfrey will report into Oliver Holden, Chief Information Officer at RSA, UK&I.

Mr. Godfrey will join RSA from Atos, where he held the position of Technology and Business Change Transformation Specialist, working with clients to deliver transformational technology and business change programmes. Prior to this, James was UK Transformation Director at Aviva, where he was responsible for delivering the insurer’s integrated multi-year strategic investment roadmap and business architecture.   

Oliver Holden, Chief Information Officer at RSA commented:

“At RSA, we have an ambition to transform our tech capabilities to help improve our service delivery by making ourselves a more efficient and simpler organisation to do business with. Tech and data are central in helping us to achieve that and are a major contributor in delivering on our long-term business strategy.

“I’m delighted to welcome James to the team, who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience of delivering multi-year strategic change agendas. I’m confident he’ll make a big difference in how we manage the prioritisation, sequencing and delivery of our transformation projects across all portfolios – to ensure our overall strategy outcomes are achieved.”


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