Sax Riley: A Reluctant Reformer

International Editor


Sax Riley may not have been the flashiest of Lloyds chairmen or a high-profile figurehead for the market: he was notoriously press-shy and admitted he avoided the “fuss, pomp and circumstance” that goes with the job.

In an interview with National Underwriter earlier this year, Mr. Riley said he kept his private life private and rigorously avoided being interviewed by U.K. newspapers who wanted to take pictures of his home and know what books he liked to read and where he was educated.

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