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Chief Executive Officer
Mark has 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry across broking and underwriting both Property, Casualty and Specialist lines including risk financing for corporates, captives and mutual insurance companies.
Mark joined AIG in December 2008 spending 10 years in various roles. His most recent position was Product Line Executive with global responsibilities for AIG’s multi-line MGA business worldwide. This involved the development of a new MGA risk assessment with new standards, underwriting & operational risk controls and due diligence process. Mark’s role focused on underwriting assessment, approving and on-boarding third party agents – this typically involved actuarial analysis, coverage analysis, financial analysis and the setting of underwriting rules and rates. This involved collaboration across AIG’s various lines of business, legal, audit, compliance, actuarial and regulatory teams around the world. Mark was also the global Casualty referral underwriter for multi-line MGAs.
Prior to handling MGA portfolios, Mark was UK head of Aerospace and UK Speciality lead. AIG was the leading Aviation insurer in the London market which encompassed Airlines, General Aviation, Products & Airports and Space risks. “Specialty” lines of business comprised Aerospace, Marine, Trade Credit, Political Risk, Surety, Environmental Impairment Liability and MGA portfolios. Mark was a member of AIG’s UK Executive Committee, Broker Remuneration Forum and a member of AIG’s Operational Risk Committee.
Prior to Aerospace & Specialty UK, Mark was head of AIG Cat Excess Liability’s London Office specialising in Excess Casualty and Excess Financial Lines (Directors & Officers Liability, Professional Indemnity, Reps & Warranties for M&A transactions) for large corporate clients. Mark was Chief Operating Officer for Cat Excess globally, overseeing offices in Bermuda, USA and London.
Prior to AIG, Mark worked on the broking side for 25 years, starting at Leslie & Godwin (in 1983) specialising in North American Casualty. Mark then joined Alexander Howden who were acquired by Aon (in 1997). Mark was Managing Director of Aon London’s North American Property, Casualty & Energy broking teams and then moved to become Managing Director of Property & Casualty serving the Asia Pacific region as well as head of International Casualty. Mark had previously set up an Alternative Risk Transfer business unit and had run a Casualty Captive Reinsurance team serving single parent captive insurance companies, industry mutual insurance companies and large corporates seeking reinsurance protection for traditional and non-traditional risks.