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About Us

While expats today have the freedom to live and work in markets all around the world, their saving and investment options are often limited.

Providence develops retirement and saving solutions that enable professional expats to plan for the future, so they can continue enjoying the freedom and independence they cherish in the years to come.

As one of the first new offshore life assurance companies in the last 100 years, we have a nimble, agile approach, inspired by the intrepid attitude of professional expats, the modern-day explorers.

We leverage the power of technology to provide a personalised online portal, so expats can access real-time information about their account wherever they are, whatever the time. And we partner with reputable trust and pension companies to develop a range of market-leading products designed exclusively around the needs of expats. These are then recommended by leading financial Advisers all around the world.

Meet the principals

Chris Divito

Chris Divito

CEO

Chris Divito brings over 30 years of financial services experience to his role as CEO at Providence. Prior to his current role he held a number of senior roles in life and investments, including Chief Executive for Standard Life Middle East, Head of Wealth and Asset Management for the DIFC Authority and Managing Director (Middle East & Africa) for Friends Provident International.

Chris has lectured in regulatory risk and personal financial planning at Edinburgh Napier University, where he remains a visiting professor, and has prior experience as a non-executive director.

Chris is a qualified Chartered Financial Planner, holds a first-class honours degree in Financial Services, a Masters in Business Administration and completed the Investment Management Certificate through the UK Society of Investment Professionals. He is also a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.

Leena Jagatia

Leena Atterbury

Operations Director

She is a qualified and experienced Operations Manager and Wealth Manager with the requisite knowledge to oversee client administration for Providence. As an expatriate, Leena fully understands the pressures facing young global professionals as they plan for an independent future.

Simon Littmoden

Simon Littmoden

Global Sales Director

Simon has 20 years’ experience working in retail financial services, including 15 years with JP Morgan, where focused on investment solutions for offshore individuals. Simon has lived and worked around the world since 2008, accompanied by his wife and three children, and understands how the financial needs of a family unit grow and develop over time.