Group Chief Accounting Officer
Shamira joined Athora as Group Chief Accounting Officer in 2020. She is responsible for external reporting, financial planning and analysis, financial control, accounting policy and investment operations. She also leads our finance transformation programme and IFRS17 programme. Shamira is a member of the Board of Directors of Athora Italia SpA.
Prior to Athora, Shamira was Chief Accounting Officer at Aviva plc with responsibility for external reporting, accounting & actuarial reporting, accounting policy, financial control and market messaging as well as leading the group’s IFRS17 programme. Before that, Shamira spent 17 years at Phoenix Group in various finance roles including CFO of the Life & Pensions Business and Finance Acquisition Director.
Shamira is a qualified Chartered Accountant.