Everest Insurance appoints Ralph van Helden as business development director for Everest Global Markets, which includes Everest Insurance (Ireland), DAC (EIID) and Lloyd’s Syndicate 2786.
In his new role, van Helden will be responsible for developing and deepening regional relationships with the firm’s broker partners, while also bringing the full suite of Everest Global Markets capabilities to the Everest Insurance’s EIID clients.
He spent the last decade as the Lloyd’s representative in the Benelux Region, where he was part of the team involved in the post-Brexit solution for Lloyd’s and played an key role in setting up Lloyd’s Insurance Company in Brussels, Belgium.
Prior Lloyd’s, he spent ten years at Marsh as a real estate practice leader (EMEA) and placement leader. He also worked for Rabbobank and ING Banks, where he worked in their insurance divisions.
Linda Ryan, CEO of EIID, commented: “We are so pleased to have someone with the deep business knowledge and experience that Ralph brings to our Ireland team, and to our vibrant EIID specialized insurance platform. As we look to expand our international brand and business, Ralph’s twenty plus years in the European insurance market, and the relationships he’s built in that space, will prove invaluable.”