International insurance is a complex and highly sophisticated industry, touching on virtually every aspect of the global economy. In London, that complexity is taken to another level by the ecosystem in which we operate; populated by brokers, underwriters and service providers. In order to advise and represent Lloyd’s brokers in this dynamic environment, LIIBA has drawn together a team highly experienced professionals with first-hand knowledge of the London broking sector.
I became CEO of LIIBA in January 2016. Prior to that I was head of the London Market Group’s Secretariat where I led the work that produced the milestone London Matters report. I began my career as a Government economist and spent 10 years in financial services regulation prior to joining LMG. As part of my LIIBA role I am also a Director of BIPAR (European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries) and sit on the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (WFII). I am also a past Vice President of the Insurance Institute of London.
I joined LIIBA (or LMBC as it was then) in January 1987 as Deputy to the CEO. Prior to taking on this position I worked for the ITV Association, negotiating and drafting the Talent and Performers’ Union Agreements.
I sit on the Talent & Diversity Boards of the London Market and also Chairs the LIIBA Talent and Professional Standards Committee.
I joined LIIBA in June 2015, having previously held operational roles within a number of broking firms, concentrating on business change. I look after a number of LIIBA committees and working groups, including placing, claims, tax and facilities. I also liaise closely with Lloyd’s, the LMA and IAU in these areas.
I started in the reinsurance market in 1986 on the underwriting side, moving in 1990 to the broking side. Following 16 years with Greig Fester Ltd (laterly Benfield Group) and 5 years with Alwen Hough Johnson.
I joined LIIBA in 2011. Today I fill my time with supporting our members in all areas of the market. Much revolving around central services and operational technology.
I have worked in the London Market for nearly 10 years in various organizations and a wide variety of roles. I joined LIIBA in May 2018 and my current role is focusing on LIIBA Social Media and communications.
Previously to working at LIIBA, I worked for various Underwriting firms specializing in political risk and trade credit, Financial Lines and Professional Indemnity.