New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer appointed at Canada Life

Canada Life UK has appointed two new members of its leadership team. Stuart Robinson will take up the role of Chief Financial Officer and David Germain will be Chief Information Officer.


Stuart joins from Aviva where since 2010, he has held Senior roles in Risk, Compliance, Change & Finance and most recently as Interim CEO and MD of Aviva Equity Release.


David joins from RSA where he was CIO, Group, UK & International and chaired the firm’s BAME committee. David also holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships with the University of Cambridge, Investec Plc and is a Board Trustee at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.


Stuart1 and David will both join Canada Life in Spring 2022 following the respective retirements of Kathryn Bateman and David Bradley.


Lindsey Rix, Canada Life CEO welcomes Stuart and David to Canada Life:

“I am thrilled that both Stuart and David will be joining Canada Life next year. Their collective expertise and enthusiasm for the markets we operate as well as an unwavering drive for customer satisfaction will support our ambitious plans in what is a rapidly changing world. This is a hugely exciting time to join Canada Life as we complete our transformation agenda and focus on new areas of growth.


“I look forward to welcoming them both to the team.”



1 Appointment subject to regulatory approval.