Charlie Thomas
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Charlie Thomas

Associate Partner

Charlie serves as an Associate Partner at Eames, focusing on senior operational and functional hires within the global (re)insurance market. She also works closely with the Market Intelligence team, producing bespoke research reports for clients.

Charlie spent more than 14 years as a financial journalist prior to joining Eames in January 2021, working across a variety of publishers including the Financial Times, Reuters and Huffington Post. She also spent more than six years at Insurance Insider as one of the senior editors, developing not only an in-depth knowledge for the specialty P&C markets globally but also an impressive network of contacts.

Current work to date has included developing extensive talent mapping projects, direct headhunting and the generation of market intelligence reports.

As host of our podcast series, The GRID (Global Reinsurance and Insurance Download), Charlie brings together leaders from across the global market to share insight on topics from leadership and inclusion to technology and funding. 


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