Chris joined the industry in 2001 as an upstream energy broker with Willis based in London and the USA. In 2007 he joined Amlin to start up the group’s Singapore operation as Managing Director & Principal Officer. Returning to the UK in 2010 he undertook underwriting management roles within the London marine and reinsurance businesses before being appointed as Head of Strategy and Global Clients for MS Amlin’s Reinsurance Strategic Business Unit. He was appointed CEO of the London Market Group in November 2016.
Chris has worked in the London Insurance Market for over a decade where his particular focus has been on market reform and modernisation matters. After graduating from UEA where he read Business Management, Chris started his career at the reinsurance firm, Guy Carpenter, as a claims technician and then moved on to business insurance system processing at Lockton, the world’s largest independently owned broker. After combining both technical and systems experience, Chris was offered a position at the broker trade association LIIBA (London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association) as a business analyst in 2007.
Chris worked on a number of market modernisation projects for a period of 8 years where he moved on through the company to become a Project Manager and then finally an Associate Director in 2012.
Chris joined the London Market Group (LMG) in January 2015 in order to move his focus from representing brokers, to representing an entire market. Chris is currently the secretary to a number of senior cross market boards focusing on London's modernisation and growth agenda. He also manages the cross market guidance standards and acts a market liaison to support various modernisation initiatives.
Barry joined Alexander Howden in 1978 and worked initially within the Aviation Reinsurance team later as a Treaty Technician moving to Non-Marine Reinsurance but now as a Claims Manager.
Whilst heading the specially created WTC Claims response team Barry became involved with establishing the first Market repository for the exchange of the large loss reports. This led to a general involvement in modernisation and in 2005 joined the Aon central modernisation team. Whilst in the team Barry was the focal point for implementing ECF, A&S which evolved into the delivery eAccounts and forging partnerships using Ruschlikon messaging.
Barry joined the London Market Group (LMG) in January 2015 to carry this knowledge into the central modernisation arena and supports the AAC and CSRP Steering Groups amongst others additionally acting as a subject matter expert as required. This year his role has expanded and is supporting other initiatives supporting the LMG growth agenda.
Teresa is an MBA Technology Management (specialising in creativity and change) and Psychology MSc qualified change leadership professional, with over 20 years of consultancy, project, programme and portfolio management experience predominantly gained in the insurance market.
In January 2016, Teresa joined the London Market Group (LMG) to use her wide ranging experience to support the delivery of the London Market Growth Programme.
Shamim joined the London Market Group (LMG) in September 2016 as a graduate intern on placement from the East London Business Alliance (ELBA) EaGLES programme. He is currently supporting the Talent and Diversity workstream at LMG, tasked with making the London Insurance Market a diverse, dynamic and inclusive place to be a part of.
He is a recent graduate from Birkbeck, University of London with a BSc in Social Sciences with Social Policy. He is passionate about positive social change and has a background in community development and youth work.
The government have announced the introduction of new ILS legislation for the London Insurance Market. Please click here for more
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March 27th, 2017 – the board of PPL Ltd has announced today that it has decided to bring phase 1 of
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