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The Executive Committee is tasked with assisting and advising the Chief Executive in the day-to-day running of the organisation. The Committee is made up of senior MPS employees who have extensive experience and specialised knowledge. They are committed to delivering the best possible service to members.

Simon Kayll

Chief Executive

Simon Kayll became Chief Executive of MPS in 2012, having previously served as Finance Director for MPS since 1999. As Chief Executive, Simon is responsible for leading MPS to implement the strategy developed by Council. This includes:

  • promoting and maintaining the values of MPS
  • regularly reviewing MPS’s risk assessment procedures
  • overseeing all major operational issues
  • monitoring the company's financial performance.
Simon is also a Director of MPI.

Simon gained a BA (Hons) in accounting and economics at Oxford Brookes University, before going on to achieve an MBA at Manchester Business School. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Simon qualified as an accountant with RSM Robson Rhodes LLP and spent a number of years as a management consultant, specialising in the financial service and legal sectors.

Geoff Jones

Executive Director for Member Protection and Support

Geoff Jones joined MPS in 2020 and has responsibility for the Member Protection and Support Division, which is at the forefront of protecting the careers, reputation and financial risk of our members worldwide. 

He is accountable for ensuring the provision of excellent service delivery, which is trusted and valued by members and provides fair treatment and outcomes.

Prior to joining MPS, he worked for RSA Insurance, where he has held many senior positions including Chief Claims Officer Ireland, Commercial Claims Director UK & Europe, and Director Specialty and Wholesale.
Geoff is also a qualified lawyer, having started his career as a defendant PI lawyer acting for a range of insurers and public organisations.  He also has extensive experience of working in a regulatory environment leading large claims operations, multi-disciplinary teams, and more recently, running RSA’s London Market Specialty and Wholesale business.

Tim Jordan

Executive Director – Commercial Services

Tim is responsible for product and proposition, member experience, pricing, actuarial, underwriting and investment strategy on MPS’s asset portfolio.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (2008) and also a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (2013). Before joining MPS in June 2014 he had a varied actuarial career with RSA, KPMG and the MDU. Before becoming an actuary, Tim was also a qualified stockbroker and independent financial advisor.

Richard Pile

Executive Director of Finance

Richard Pile joined MPS in May 2021.

As Finance Director, he is responsible for the leadership of the Finance Division, providing strategic guidance and oversight on MPS’s finance, investments, business information, procurement and facilities. He also brings a wealth of experience to support and challenge the Executive Committee and Council to drive the performance of the business.

Richard has over 17 years of financial services experience in a variety of leadership roles including strategic portfolio planning, financial and management reporting, and operational.

Prior to joining MPS, Richard was Chief Financial Officer at Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) Luxembourg – the European arm of RSA Group. He spent 7 years at RSA in various senior finance roles, and prior to this, worked at Hyperion Insurance Group supporting its global expansion as Head of Group Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and Reporting. Richard started his career at Grant Thornton, where he qualified as an accountant, working within its financial services practice.

Beverly Proctor

Executive Director of People and Culture

Beverley Proctor joined MPS in July 2016 as Director of HR before being promoted to Executive Director in March 2017.

She has responsibility for the development and delivery of our HR and Talent & Development strategy, which aims to develop highly engaged and technically excellent people who feel able to achieve their full potential.

Prior to joining MPS, she held senior HR roles at Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, leading on the organisational development of their Transformational Programme across logistics, manufacturing, e-commerce, and head office functions. She has also served as HR Director at Direct Line Group’s Green Flag and UKI Partnerships (B2B), involved in the acquisitions and integration of multiple companies in their portfolio. Through her tenure, she ensured the training and competency frameworks, processes, and systems were established to meet regulatory requirements.

She has over 20 years’ expertise in organisational development, change management, HR mergers and acquisitions, HR strategy, strategic organisation design, change leadership and talent and performance management.

David Wheeler

General Counsel

As General Counsel, David is responsible for providing and obtaining legal advice on a wide range of corporate legal issues affecting the MPS group. He is a director of the MPS Periodical Payments Trust and the company secretary for MPS, MPI and MPSrs. He is also secretary to the Ethics Committee of Council.

David obtained a law degree at Leeds University in the UK before completing his Law Society finals at the College of Law at Lancaster Gate London.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1990 in private practice and then moved in-house. Before joining MPS in June 2011, he spent over 20 years as in-house counsel in the IT, finance, banking and not for profit sectors including roles at international organisations and UK and US listed companies.

Mark Randerson

Executive Director of Business Development and Engagement

Mark Randerson is responsible for leading business development, marketing, communications, direct sales and operations, and risk prevention services teams internationally.

Mark studied at Newcastle, Surrey, Humberside and Hull Universities gaining a BSc (Hons), MSc in Management, an MBA and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing.

Having initially trained in general management, Mark further developed his corporate experience through senior commercial roles in strategy, sales, marketing and customer service for BUPA, RAC Group, HBOS and GE.

Mark then moved into senior leadership roles in fast-paced, private equity backed companies specialising in financial services, insurance and healthcare sectors with an appetite for growth or strategic transformation.

Mark joined MPS in 2014 as Commercial Director and was promoted to Executive Director in May 2016.

Jon Wood

Executive Director for Digital and Change

Jon joined MPS in 2021 and is responsible for the Digital and Change division, ensuring we maintain, evolve and innovate across our technology and digital capabilities, and successfully deliver our ambitious change portfolio. 

Prior to joining MPS, Jon worked for Disneyland Paris, where he was the VP & Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Digital and Technology. 

With over 20 years’ experience in International C-suite Digital and Technology roles; he has also worked for FTSE 100 organisations including Carnival UK Plc and Merlin Entertainments Plc. Jon also has experience working in the not-for-profit healthcare sector with Nuffield Health.

Jon started his career in Technology Engineering and Development, before progressing to Senior Leadership roles.

He has extensive experience in defining and delivering Technology and Digital Strategies as well as delivering large scale change programmes and transformations.
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