Inga Beale

The First Female CEO of Lloyd’s London & Barclay's Lifetime Award Recipient

  • Trailblazer of the Year 2019 – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 – Insurance Day | Informa
  • Barclay’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 – Variety Children’s Charity – Catherine Awards
  • Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire – DBE 2017, HM The Queen
  • First Female CEO of Lloyd’s of London

An instantly recognisable name in the global insurance and reinsurance market, Inga Beale is the former CEO of Lloyd’s of London, pioneering change and modernisation throughout her illustrious career. A highly influential figure, Inga is an equality activist leading the way for women globally. Now offering corporate teams her invaluable expertise as an after-dinner speaker, Inga talks on topics such as inclusivity and diversity, the importance of female representation, and motivation. Inga also offers financial tips to help individuals reach their full potential, making her a popular speaker for corporate virtual events and webinars.

A member of the LGBT community, Inga launched the Pride@Lloyds network internally as the first women and openly bisexual person named top of the OUTstanding & FT Leading LGBT executive power list in 2015. As the first female CEO of Lloyd’s London, Inga has contributed massively to the feminist movement, using her platform to bridge the gender gap and encourage more women in leadership roles.

For her services to the economy Inga was awarded DBE in the 2017 New Year Honours, proving her established presence in the world of business and economics. As a keynote speaker, Inga continually pushes businesses to become more inclusive, driven by her own personal purpose, Inga strives to empower women in business, often addressing taboo topics and providing actionable strategies for companies to implement to ensure maximum business performance. With over 35 years experience in global financial services, Inga is an experienced speaker, ideal for your virtual event or webinar.

Official Testimonials

Inga Beale is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“I’ve had some incredible feedback from all around the business.”

Juliet, Associate, IFM Investors

“Thought Inga was great and I feel that the feeling was mutual so please thank her from all of us.”

Cordelia, Google

“Dame Inga Beale was fantastic! She is such an inspirational leader and attendees in the webinar were engaged throughout, and so interested in what she had to say.”

Sylvia, OneStreamSoftware

To enquire about Inga Beale for your next virtual event or webinar, simply contact The Online Speakers Agency via or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.