03 April 2018

LMA announces new Board members for 2018

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has announced four successful candidates for membership of its Board, following the recent nomination process.

Effective from the AGM on 31 May 2018, one new and three re-appointed Board members are:

  • David Croom-Johnson, Managing Director, Aegis Managing Agency Ltd (newly appointed)
  • Stephen Eccles, Chief Underwriting Officer, Argo Managing Agency Ltd
  • Richard Harries, Chief Executive Officer, Atrium Underwriters Ltd
  • Matthew Shaw, President, Chubb Global Markets

All four will serve a term of three years. Neil Maidment, Chief Underwriting Officer, Beazley, will continue as Chairman of the LMA.

In addition, the LMA has co-opted Hannah Purves, Claims Director at Markel and Deputy Chair of the LMA Claims Committee, to the Board. Claims modernisation is currently a top priority for the LMA and the appointment of Hannah will reinforce the Board’s broad range of expertise David Gittings, the LMA’s Chief Executive, said: “I would like to welcome David and Hannah to the Board, and congratulate the other re-appointed members. The Board continues to be made up of influential leading figures in the Lloyd’s market.”

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Notes to Editors

LMA Board Members:

  • Neil Maidment, Chief Underwriting Officer, Beazley Plc (Chairman, LMA Board)
  • David Gittings, Chief Executive, LMA
  • Andrew Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, Ascot Underwriting Ltd
  • Tom Clementi, CEO, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited
  • David Croom-Johnson, Managing Director, AEGIS London
  • James Dover, Group Chief Financial Officer, Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Limited
  • Steve Eccles, Chief Underwriting Officer, International, ArgoGlobal
  • Richard Harries, Chief Executive Officer, Atrium Group
  • Paul Jardine, CEO, Syndicate 2003 and Catlin Insurance Company Ltd
  • Paul Lawrence, Chief Underwriting Officer, Hiscox London Market
  • Matthew Moore, President & Managing Director, Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Colin O'Farrell, Chief Underwriting Officer, QBE European Operations
  • Hannah Purves, Claims Director, Markel International
  • Matthew Shaw, President, Chubb Global Markets
  • Julian Tighe, Chief Executive Officer, Asta
  • Michael Watson, Chairman, Canopius Group Ltd
  • Matthew Wilson, Group CEO, Brit Limited

For further information please contact:

James Milne, Head of Communications
Lloyd’s Market Association
T 020 7327 8405

About the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA)

Formed in 2001 and located in the heart of the Lloyd’s Building in the City of London, the Lloyd's Market Association represents the interests of the Lloyd’s underwriting community. All underwriting businesses at Lloyd’s are members, together managing gross premium income of around £32billion per annum.