CEO Atrium Group
LMA Board Member
Richard Harries began his career at Stewart Wrightson in 1987 having graduated from Nottingham University with an Engineering degree.
After the takeover by Willis he worked in the Willis Energy Division, designing , developing and placing Insurance programmes for all participants in the Energy Industry from Major Oil companies to the smallest Oilfield contractor.
In 1992 he went to Dubai to establish an Energy practice for Willis in the Middle East. Richard was an executive director of Willis when he resigned to join Atrium in 1997.
At Atrium Richard was in charge of the Upstream Energy Book and developed it so it became a significant part of the syndicate account. Richard led the Syndicate Management Group in 2005 and was made Active Underwriter in 2008. In 2012, he became Active Underwriter of the merged syndicates of 570 and 609.
He was promoted to CEO of Atrium Group effective July 2014.