IFRS Advisory Council
Advisory Council member
01 Jan 2019
31 Dec 2021
Mr. Garth Jones is the Group Chief Financial Officer of AIA Group, responsible for leading all aspects of capital and financial management, as well as managing relationships with key external stakeholders, including independent auditors and actuaries, rating agencies and international accounting and regulatory bodies.
Prior to joining the Group in April 2011, Mr. Jones was the Executive Vice President of China Pacific Life Insurance Co., Ltd., the life insurance arm of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd. He also held a number of senior management positions during 12 years with Prudential plc, including Chief Financial Officer of the Asian life insurance operations. Prior to joining Prudential, Mr. Jones led the development of Swiss Re’s Asia life reinsurance business.
Mr. Jones is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom. On 1 June 2016, he was appointed a member of the industry advisory committee on long term business, which advises the Independent Insurance Authority in Hong Kong.
AIA Group (stock code: 1299.hk) is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, with a presence in 18 markets and total assets of US$221 billion.