David Howden

Howden Group


David Howden is CEO of Howden Group. He founded the Group in 1994 and has been the fundamental driving force behind its expansion into an international insurance group employing 9,000 people across 45 countries.
David has built Howden on the foundation of sustainable long-term growth, underpinned by employee-ownership and is a strong believer in the power of insurance as an enabler of change and force for good. He promotes this within his business, the wider insurance industry and beyond.
Howden Group is developing products that will help to accelerate and de-risk the move to a low carbon economy, whilst also creating scalable, sustainable markets for funding disaster response by unlocking private capital for social good.