Meet the senior team

It’s always good to know who’s looking after your clients and their hard-earned money, so click on the photos below to learn more about our senior management team.

Sarah Dunnage
Chief Executive Officer

Sarah left Business School in 1987 and started work for Provincial Life assurance (Prolific Life and Pensions). She has subsequently worked within IFGL companies for the last 30 years. She has held a number of senior roles in the group in both Finance and Investments before becoming CEO of Ardan International in 2018.

James Parsons
Head of Sales

James entered the financial services industry in 1999. After moving to the UAE with Friends Provident in 2010, he then worked for RL360 as International Sales Manager before moving to Ardan International following the acquisition by IFGL in 2017.

Graeme Ison
Regional Sales Manager

Graeme has worked in International Financial Services for 25 years and has held client services focused roles in South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong and in the UK. He is qualified in various investment functions including Asset Management and Trust and Estate Planning. Graeme spent 14 years working in Hong Kong and across Asia, with 8 years as RL360’s Regional Sales Manager, before relocating to Guernsey to work with Ardan International in 2020.

Richard Gerrard
Head of Operations

Richard has worked in International Financial Services for 30 years and has held various operational management and relationship management roles in the offshore life insurance industry and banking. He has worked within IFGL companies for the last 15 years, including as Head of Customer Services for RL360 and joined Ardan in 2021 as Head of Operations.

Patricia Wait
Customer Services Manager

Tricia has 22 years working experience within the Offshore life Assurance industry, holding various positions within Customer Services, IT & Infrastructure and Business Quality Departments. Having completed extensive business reviews and spent 5 years in business quality she brings a strong background providing Ardan with an enhanced view in delivering excellent customer service. Tricia joined Ardan International in 2018 as Customer Services Manager, which includes New Business, Servicing & Cash and Customer Relations teams.

Richard Foden
Investment Services Manager

Richard has worked in the Offshore Life Assurance Industry for 10 years. Whilst working for Friends Provident International, he held a number of roles across Customer Services and Investment Operations. Richard joined Ardan International in 2020.