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Tom Gardiner appointed new Chair of IFB Technical Board

01 June 2016

Aviva’s Head of Fraud, Tom Gardiner, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) Technical Board. Tom takes over from Richard Davies, who will remain on the IFB Technical Board.

With over 25 years of experience working with fraud and claims at Aviva, Tom brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in fraud management. Prior to his role as Head of Fraud at Aviva, he served as Head of Claims Fraud, Risk and Governance and Head of Bodily Injury Claims. Tom has a long-standing association with the IFB and has been significantly involved since it was founded, prior to joining the Technical Board in early 2015.

The Technical Board, established in 2011, comprises of leading fraud experts representing IFB members from across the industry. The Board’s role is to advise and assist the development of IFB initiatives and counter-fraud products.

Tom Gardiner, the new Chair of the IFB Technical Board, said: "I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to continue to work closely with the IFB in this role - and I look forward to the Technical Board helping the IFB deliver its strategy for the industry at such an important and exciting time."

Ben Fletcher, Director of IFB, said: “The Technical Board is an integral part of the IFB and the members play a key role in determining the direction of the IFB. I look forward to working with Tom to support the delivery of key milestones, which includes supporting the implementation of the new IFB strategic direction.”