Peter Townsend

Legal Counsel, RSA Insurance Group

Peter joined RSA as Legal Counsel in February 2012 and works in RSA’s Group Corporate Centre in London.

Peter trained as a solicitor at Clifford Chance in London and Paris and joined RSA from Berwin Leighton Paisner where he practised as a corporate lawyer.

At RSA his role focuses on mitigation of legal risks including financial sanctions, money laundering, bribery and corruption, conflicts of interest, data protection and competition issues.  His role involves close cooperation with international businesses across the RSA Group and the central risk and compliance teams.

Peter is married with two children and lives in Surrey.