Eliot Partnership, the leading global insurance sector specialist executive search firm, today announced its continued expansion into the global Life Insurance and Reinsurance markets with the hires of Richard Howard and Peter Elliott, both based in London.
Richard joins as Director – Life, bringing deep experience in the UK and International Life re/insurance market and specialist expertise in the UK actuarial and risk talent market. Richard will work closely with Brad Whatley, Director – Global Life on the development of Eliot Partnership’s proposition to its Life re/insurance clients around the world, and with the wider global business across Europe and Asia. Richard has 17 years of experience, with the last 11 spent focusing specifically on senior actuarial and risk appointments for clients across the Life, Pensions and Investments sector. Richard commented, “I’m delighted to join Eliot Partnership at such an exciting time in their growth. It is a fantastic opportunity to connect with my global network with the support of such a strong and well-connected team. I’m looking forward to working with Brad, Peter and the rest of the team and excited about the opportunities that lie ahead as we look to expand the practice further within the Life and retirement markets globally”
Peter, who most recently served as the Head of Swiss Re’s UK and Ireland Life and Health business, joins Eliot Partnership as a Senior Advisor and will work closely with Richard Howard in London and Brad Whatley in Chicago to bring to bear his vast experience of the global Life re/insurance market through strategic advice to Eliot Partnership’s client base. On his new role Peter said, “I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic company and very excited to support the company’s growth ambitions in the life sector. Most importantly I look forward to working closely with our clients with the aim of making a real difference to their success.
Commenting on the appointments, Guy Turton, Senior Partner and Head of UK and Europe at Eliot Partnership said, “We’re delighted to have Richard and Peter joining us as we continue to invest in our clients in the Life re/insurance industry around the world. Richard’s intimate understanding of the Life re/insurance talent market, combined with Peter’s first-hand experience of the key issues and opportunities facing our clients in this space aligns perfectly with our objective to blend market-leading executive search service with insightful client advisory. Building on what Brad has already achieved in North America and working closely with our colleagues in Asia-Pacific, Peter and Richard’s appointments represent an exciting step for our global expansion in the Life market."
Andrew Eliot, Founder and Managing Partner of Eliot Partnership said “This is an incredibly exciting development for us and we warmly welcome Richard and Peter to Eliot Partnership. Richard has an in-depth knowledge of the international Life markets which will blend superbly with Brad’s broad US coverage and with Peter having a global capability in Life, as well as P&C, at the most senior level we have created a powerful unit which, working in tandem with our existing P&C global team, will enable us to compete and deliver the best senior talent in the global Life markets for our clients."
About Eliot Partnership
Eliot Partnership is unique in being the only truly 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 regional hubs in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.