Alesco Risk Management Services (Alesco) — the specialist insurance and risk management broker – today announces the appointment of Jonathan Smith as Managing Partner of Energy. Jonathan will join the Alesco team on Monday 12 November.
Bringing 36 years’ experience to Alesco, Jonathan arrives from specialty broker RK Harrison where he was Executive Director – Head of Upstream, having joined in 2007. Prior to this, he spent nine years at Agnew Higgins Pickering, joining its board in 2005 and taking responsibility for the upstream division. Before this Jonathan was at Willis from 1992, after beginning his broking career at Alexander Howden in 1982.
Jonathan’s appointment sees Simon Clarkson promoted to Deputy Chairman of Energy, to enable him to dedicate more time to business production and managing key client relationships.
Jonathan Lyne, Chairman – Energy, said: “Our business and reputation are built on attracting, investing in and retaining the best talent in the market. Naturally, therefore, we are delighted to welcome Jonathan — a recognised energy sector leader — into the Alesco fold and congratulate Simon on his new role.
“This transition demonstrates the flexibility of Alesco’s senior management, and its dedication to creating innovative and industry-leading solutions for both existing and prospective clients — more of whom will now benefit from Simon’s extensive knowledge of Alesco’s capabilities, while receiving a fantastic service from our dedicated energy practice. I expect to see continued growth from this division under its new leadership team.”
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Alesco Risk Management Services Limited (Alesco) is a fast growing and dynamic insurance broker that specialises in energy, construction, terrorism, alternative risk transfer, property liability and related lines of business.
Alesco’s commitment to excellence in client management is unequalled and offers a single point of contact for global clients who need to access multiple markets. It combines the strength and reach of a global brand, with the service levels and flexibility of a specialist independent broker.