ICRMC SPEAKER

Arthur Wightman

Territory Leader, PwC Bermuda,
Insurance & Markets Leader,
PwC Bermuda & Caribbean

Arthur Wightman leads the Bermuda member firm of PwC International Limited (PwC-I). He is responsible for a leadership team whose job it is to sustain and enhance an inclusive, flexible and high performance culture that enables PwC’s professionals to develop the leadership skills required to create lasting value for the companies, communities and broader stakeholders they serve. Arthur also serves on the executive leadership team of the member firms of PwC-I operating across the Caribbean region (Bermuda, Cayman, Barbados, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands, Bahamas and Turks & Caicos).

Arthur is also the Insurance Leader and overall Markets Leader of the member firms of PwC-I operating across the Caribbean region. He leads professionals to accomplish our purpose: to help our clients find solutions to their important problems and to work with them and our other stakeholders to build trust in society. Arthur is focused on helping companies to prepare for profound changes ahead and be equipped to seize opportunity. He has significant experience in serving large, multinational clients in various industries with a focus on Financial Services and specifically, the insurance, banking and asset management sectors. He also delivers services to public sector organisations. Arthur delivers a spectrum of services including audit, assurance, deals and consulting services.

Arthur has extensive experience in delivering value to boards and executive management and has a strong track record in helping organizations to solve complex problems and realize opportunities through his extensive knowledge of issues, trends and challenges that businesses face.

Throughout his career, he has served numerous global financial services clients. His public sector experience includes various Ministries of the Government of Bermuda, the Bermuda Hospitals Board and the America’s Cup organisation responsible for delivering the 35th America’s Cup. He has experience and relationships with the following regulators: Securities and Exchange Commission, Bermuda Monetary Authority, Financial Conduct Authority, Prudential Regulation Authority, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, National Association of Insurance Commissioners and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Arthur is published and quoted in numerous local and international financial publications and is a frequent contributor to industry events. A thought leader, he has authored many PwC global financial services and insurance and reinsurance sector reports. More recently he has published thought leadership on blockchain in financial services and cyber. Arthur also speaks widely on and is a champion for diversity and inclusion in the workforce.

Arthur serves and has served on several Boards of non-profits. He was the recipient of the Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Years Honours, 2018. Arthur is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda.