Le Beau is a well-known consultant in the protection industry and a regular columnist for Money Marketing. After beginning his career at Commercial Union, now Aviva, Le Beau moved to British and European and then Swiss Re, where he was head of underwriting and later became head of UK marketing.
In 2001, Le Beau left Swiss Re to set up independent consultancy Le Beau Visage. In 2005, he set up the income protection task force with Clive Waller in a bid to promote greater awareness of the value of the product.
He now regularly co-authors the Protection Review.
Le Beau is also a non-executive director of Red Arc, Pioneer Friendly Society and Health Claims Bureau.