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.

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.

George Powell
Investment Services Manager

George has worked in the offshore life assurance industry for over 5 years. Whilst working for Friends Provident International, George held numerous roles across Customer Services and Investment Operations departments. George joined Ardan International in the summer of 2021 and was promoted to Investment Services Manager at the start of 2023.

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.