Group Chief Internal Auditor

Eveline Deegan joined Athora as Group Chief Internal Auditor in 2018. She is responsible for providing independent assurance to Athora’s Board, senior management and other key stakeholders, including the Group’s regulators and external auditors. 

Prior to Athora, Eveline was Global Deputy Head of Internal Audit at XL Catlin Group where she worked in partnership with senior leadership, supporting the integration of XL and Catlin Group. She also spent 10 years at AXA MPS Financial, a Dublin-based international life assurance company, where she held the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Head of Internal Audit and Compliance and Chief Risk Officer. In 1999, she joined Prudential Europe, initially as Product and Market Development Manager before moving on to be Head of Financial Control, where she handled day-to-day financial analysis, budgeting, business planning and forecasting as well as special projects in M&A. 

Eveline began her career at BDO in Audit, before progressing to Tax Senior with Arthur Anderson and subsequently IFSC Client Manager with Bank of America.

Eveline is a Chartered Accountant (Ireland) and Tax Consultant registered with the Irish Tax Institute.   

Eveline Deegan, Group Chief Internal Auditor at Athora