Claims veteran Steve Robson has joined Willis Re as head of London Market Reinsurance Claims, effective today. He brings extensive client-side experience and perspectives, and supports the closer alignment of the servicing and placement teams of Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company (NASDAQ:WLTW).
During his 36 years in the sector, Robson has held appointments including head of Claims at BRIT, managing director of Syndicate 1884, president of the International Association of Claims Professionals (IACP), and chairmanships at the London market CAT Coordination Group and its Reinsurance Claims Practitioner Group. Robson will lead Willis Re’s Claims Broking team in London, and report to Chris Brook, Willis Re’s global chief operating officer.
Brook said: “We are thrilled that Steve will lead Willis Re’s ongoing effort to redefine our claims offering by bringing claims advocacy to the forefront of our business. Steve’s extensive experience as an inwards and outwards claims director for several prominent risk carriers, as well as the senior industry roles he has held in the (re)insurance market has given him a broad and invaluable perspective on claims, and a deep understanding of the depth of service and future positioning that Willis Re aims to deliver to our clients.”
Robson added: “I am excited to be joining Willis Re, which is actively leading the way in bringing a quick and efficient claims service to the forefront of its business. Willis Re really understands what a client-focused claims philosophy truly is, ensuring it is adapting with the pace of change of today’s market and importantly delivering on client’s requirements in this key area of risk management. That matches my own desire and as part of the Willis Re team, I look forward to leading the charge in making a positive difference for clients with the ultimate goal of driving a more proficient claims experience for insurance consumers around the world.”
About Willis Re
One of the world’s leading reinsurance brokers, Willis Re is known for its world-class analytics capabilities, which it combines with its reinsurance expertise in a seamless, integrated offering that can help clients increase the value of their businesses. Willis Re serves the risk management and risk transfer needs of a diverse, global client base that includes all of the world’s top insurance and reinsurance carriers as well as national catastrophe schemes in many countries around the world. The broker’s global team of experts offers services and advice that can help clients make better reinsurance decisions and negotiate optimum terms. For more information, visit willisre.com.
About Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com
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