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Rob Sergeant

Chief Executive Officer, Optum UK

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Rob Sergeant serves as chief executive officer of Optum UK, leading the business with overall responsibility for its strategy, performance and people. He has held this role since March 2019.

Previously, Rob was executive in residence to Optum CEO, Sir Andrew Witty, supporting the development of the enterprise strategy for Optum. This followed 24 years’ service in the British Army in which he served as an infantry officer, reaching the rank of one-star general.

Rob’s Army service included deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, running an armoured brigade comprising 5,000 personnel, and designing the future army, with responsibility for innovation, science and technology. He has a BA in economics from Cardiff University.