Lockton Re hires Jeremy England Lee
Jeremy England Lee has joined Lockton Re’s non marine retrocession and property specialty division in London.
Robert Bisset, chairman, global retrocession and property speciality, Bermuda and Market Capital, Lockton Re, said: “Jez brings deep expertise in retrocession and London Market Property combined with an excellent market reputation and wide ranging relationships.
“Whilst Jeremy will be based in London he will also be highly engaged in advising retrocessional clients around the globe, and working with colleagues in Bermuda and the USA.”
Keith Harrison, International CEO, Lockton Re, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jez to Lockton Re. The development of our global retrocessional capabilities with such great talent is proof of the dynamic platform we are building and its attractiveness to colleagues and clients.
“Jeremy brings extensive experience, having successfully navigated buyers through multiple market cycles and challenges. His understanding of the many nuances of the market make him a terrific addition to the Lockton Re client offering.”
The company said Mr England Lee has more than four decades of industry experience starting his career in 1978 at Lloyd’s D.E. Harman Syndicate. He then moved to Bowring which later became Carpenter Bowring, holding key positions in facultative, North American treaty and retrocession before joining Benfield in 1996 as a director for retrocession.
Most recently, he was part of the Global Re Speciality team at Aon.
Matt Foreman, head of non-marine retrocession and property specialty, Lockton Re in London, said: “What a great time for Jez to join Lockton Re, with our focus on exceptional client service and fierce independence, he is an industry heavy weight who will be a fantastic asset to our capabilities.”
Lockton Re is the global reinsurance business of the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker.
The company last week launched its Bermuda office with the appointment of Jonathan (Jonty) Davies as chief executive officer.