Lockton Re, the global reinsurance business of the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Ben Ryan as a senior broker in its non-marine retrocession and property specialty team in London.
“Ben is a great addition to our expanding global presence in the retrocession marketplace,” said Matt Foreman, head of non-marine retrocession and property specialty at Lockton Re. “His excellent experience broking and operating in the London, USA and Bermuda marketplaces will enhance our holistic offering and geographical reach to clients. Ben’s analytical approach and broad network will be a huge asset as we continue to grow our division and seek to bring innovative structures and solutions to clients. We are all excited to be working with Ben as we head into a very busy and complex renewal season at 1 January.”
Ryan began his career as part of the graduate program at Aon Reinsurance Solutions. He joined the non-marine retrocession team in 2015 and spent time in New York, focusing on retrocession clients in the US and Bermuda before returning to London earlier this year.
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“Ben is a fantastic addition to not only the retrocession and property specialty team, but our entire global Lockton Re team,” said Robert Bisset, chairman of global retrocession and property specialty, Bermuda and market capital, Lockton Re. “His decision to join exemplifies our ability to continue to attract top talent in our industry. We are building a leading reinsurance broker focused on client service, creativity, analytics, and execution. Ben’s boundless energy, contagious enthusiasm, global perspective and strong intellect complement our proposition as we grow our client base.”