Alesco has appointed Martin Hiller as chairman of its UK construction team.
Hiller will take up his new role later in the year reporting to managing director of construction, John Thompson.
Hiller joins the company from Willis Towers Watson where he most recently served as head of international construction within the corporate risk and broking unit.
Before that he spent a decade at JLT as head of specialty and prior to that was a founder and managing director of JLT’s construction division.
Commenting on the appointment Thompson said: “I am delighted that we are welcoming an industry leader of Martin’s calibre to the team. Alesco has built one of the fastest growing London construction broker over the last three years, during which time we have assembled a c.50-strong team of specialists. We are attracting the industry’s strongest talent and, as a market leader in construction, Martin will be at home and influential among our expanding team of first class practitioners.”
Hiller said: “The growth of the Alesco construction practice is impressive, as is the strong leadership and focus the business has on its people and client delivery. These factors, along with the added appeal of being a broker run by brokers, were all critical in my decision to join the team. I look forward to supporting John to build out the business’ UK capability and embracing Alesco’s entrepreneurial culture as we work with the rest of the team to establish the market’s leading construction proposition.”