AFL has hired Dominic Quick and Simon Pearce, two highly experienced and respected London market broking professionals, to spearhead the firms new energy practice.
The new energy practice unit will serve both clients and customers from other independent brokers connected to AFL through the Worldwide Broker Network, “the largest organisation of privately held insurance brokers, controlling premiums in excess of US$50 billion.”
Combined, Quick and Pearce bring nearly 50 years’ experience in the (re)insurance industry with them to the practice.
Quick has previously worked for the likes of JLT Specialty, Lloyd & Partner and Guy Carpenter. Pearce has a career spanning over 33 years in numerous senior roles including JLT Specialty, RFIB Group and Swiss Re.
Commenting on the new hires, recently appointed executive chairman, Toby Esser, who joined AFL earlier this month said: “There is a lot of synergy between the skillsets of Dominic and Simon, and we’re delighted to have this experienced team championing the launch of our energy practice. We plan to offer a broad spectrum energy capability, with our main target market being the USA, but also including emerging markets such as Iran. Fantastic growth opportunities lie ahead.”