Udai joined Optio as Chief Financial Officer in August 2020, and has 15+ years’ experience within the UK and London insurance sector.

 As an experienced insurance industry finance professional, Udai has experience within M&A, financial due diligence, capital & risk management and commercial financial leadership, having worked across the entire P&C insurance value chain. Prior to joining Optio, Udai worked as an M&A advisor to private equity and corporate clients investing in the UK insurance sector. He started his career at PwC, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, and holds an MSc. in Economics and Finance from the University of Warwick.

 As head of Commercial and Operational Finance, Udai leads all finance processes and finance strategy at Optio, planning & reporting, M&A activity, and working with the Board and investors to drive and deliver overall group strategy.