Jim Bichard

I was a professional rowing coach prior to joining PwC in 1996. Like many colleagues, I joined PwC to get my accounting qualification but loved the client and people experience as well as the opportunity to do different things.

Like a lot of people I didn’t choose Insurance – but my first client was in the industry and I immediately liked that they had a positive impact on people’s lives and could model the future!

After qualifying I had five great years in PwC New York where I met my wife before coming back to London and taking on a role running our risk & regulation team, then our London Market practice.

I now lead our UK Insurance practice with responsibility for all PwC’s services to insurance clients across every industry segment, from global groups to InsurTech startups. In the summer I will take over responsibility for our practice globally and will continue to enjoy working with some of our largest international insurance clients.