Lesley Ndlovu

Non-Executive Director

Lesley is an experienced international financial services CEO. He has worked in banking, investment management and insurance in Bermuda, Singapore, France, the United Kingdom and several African countries.


He serves as the CEO OF African Risk Capacity (ARC), a specialised agency of the African Union operating in 39 countries in Africa, providing parametric insurance coverage against natural catastrophes such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones and outbreaks & epidemics. Prior to his role at ARC, Lesley held senior leadership positions with the AXA Group in London, Paris and Singapore for nearly a decade. His roles included CEO of a Lloyd’s of London insurance syndicate, Head of Corporate Development for AXA Global Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer for AXA Singapore.


Lesley is a graduate of Christ Church college, University of Oxford and holds additional qualifications from INSEAD Business School in France. He serves as a Non-Executive Director for several listed companies and global charities. He was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2022.

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