Nigel has 20 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry as a Human Resources leader, having held various executive positions in XL, Catlin and Starstone. Bringing a deep understanding of the global insurance and reinsurance industry and the critical role that human capital management plays in driving successful businesses, the Eliot team is delighted to welcome Nigel on board.
In this newly created position, Nigel will be based in the London office, led by Guy Turton, Partner, and will support the strategic growth of the London platform. He will focus on developing client relationships and executing on assignments, particularly specialising on Board and C-suite level appointments. In addition, Nigel will work with the firm's global and regional management teams in the Bermuda, London, New York, Singapore and Zurich offices to serve its growing global client base.
Commenting on the appointment Andrew Eliot, Founder and Managing Partner of Eliot Partnership said: ''We are delighted to be welcoming Nigel Williams to our business. He has the perfect blend of industry, HR and search experience and will fit into our London and global teams brilliantly. Nigel is a highly respected HR leader and to now be working with him in an executive search capacity at Board and C-suite level while utilising his skills and experience in Human Capital is extremely exciting. He will complement Guy’s London team capability as well as the broader global business extremely well.”
Guy Turton, Partner for London, added, “We have established a fantastic team delivering the highest quality search work and to add Nigel’s experience as a proven HR leader who can further shape our proposition is a hugely exciting development. I’m very much looking forward to working with Nigel and what we can achieve together.”
Nigel Williams added: ''I am delighted to be joining Andrew, Guy and the global team at Eliot. It is an exciting time to be joining the business and I am looking forward to the new challenge.”
Eliot is unique in being the only global insurance sector specialist executive search business in the world. Eliot has a wide range of clients from insurance companies, reinsurers, brokers, run-off companies, loss adjusters, insurtechs, medium-sized Specialty businesses, smaller ''boutique'' companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Eliot works with boards, CEOs and their executive teams, including business and functional heads, to fill senior roles across the insurance, reinsurance, legacy and claims management sectors, and leads domestic and global assignments from its five offices worldwide.