Pete Markey is Brand Communications & Marketing Director for Aviva, a global insurance, savings and investments business with over 31m customers worldwide. Pete is responsible for all Aviva’s brand and marketing communications in the UK as well as being co sponsor of Aviva pride. Pete has previously held Director level roles at Post Office, RSA Group and MORE TH>N.
Previously Pete has worked in British Gas, the AA and One.Tel in a range of marketing roles. He is an experienced Director, having worked across a range of disciplines including marketing, sales, digital, operations and strategy.
Pete graduated from Southampton with a BA Hons in Corporate Communication and is a CIM Chartered Marketer. Pete has been awarded four prestigious Marketer of the Year awards including the Financial Services Forum, Marketing Society, DRUM and MI Awards. In 2009, he completed a 2 year MBA with Distinction at Ashridge Business School. In 2010, he was made a “Fellow” of the Marketing Society, and joined their Management Board. In 2014, Pete completed the prestigious inaugural Marketing Academy Fellowship Programme and was named Drum Magazine’s “CMO of the Year” in their New Years’ Honours List. Pete has consistently appeared in Marketing Magazine’s annual “Power 100” feature as one of the leading marketers in his field. In 2015, Pete’s team won the CIM “Marketing Team of the Year” award.