TigerRisk Partners, a risk, capital and strategic advisor to the global insurance and reinsurance industries, thas appointed James Few to become CEO of its London office. He will report to Rob Bredahl, President and COO.
“James Few is a proven leader within the reinsurance industry,” says Bredahl. “He played a key role in the development of Aspen Re, created a range of innovative ILS structures, was chairman of the RAA… the list goes on. In short, he is at the cutting edge of modern risk transfer and is ideally qualified to help grow TigerRisk into the industry’s leading broker/advisor.”
Hugo Crawley, Chairman, TigerRisk UK, adds: “In James we have the perfect combination of innovator, strategist and manager who will lead Tiger’s expansion in the UK, EMEA and beyond.”
Few joins TigerRisk from MS Amlin where, as Global Managing Director of Reinsurance, he led the modernisation of the company’s global reinsurance business, developed pricing and product innovations, and extended partnerships with third-party capital. Previously, he was CEO of global insurer Aspen during which he led the company through a period of rapid growth. Earlier, as President of Aspen Re, Few played an active role in the development of innovations including APEX cat management technology; Iris Re, Aspen’s first managed fund; and the creation of the company’s highly successful global reinsurance strategy.
Few began his insurance industry career in 1993 as a member of Royal Global’s graduate training program and by 1997 had become Client Development Underwriter at Royal Sun Alliance. In 1999, he was appointed Direct & Facultative Underwriter at Wellington Underwriting.
“I am thrilled to be joining TigerRisk, the most creative, innovative and progressive broker/advisor in the industry,” says Few. “Tiger is leading the transformation of the reinsurance industry and I’m eager to be part of it.”