"Searches combine wide reaching original research with an International network"

EXAMPLE MANDATES

VC Backed - Bulk Annuity Buyout Provider

Chief Executive Officer
  • Mandate won ahead of mainstream Search firms
  • Short list supplied within four weeks
  • Critical criteria - UK Life Insurance expertise, dynamic leadership style and an understanding of the latest regulatory agenda and the FSA

Global Financial Services Provider

Non Executive Director
  • General Insurance specialist required
  • Search executed in three weeks
  • Short listed six candidates
  • Utilised strong General Insurance network at Board level

PE Backed - General Insurer

International Finance Director
  • Engaged on this assignment after pitching against a major Search firm
  • Search required a strong network and knowledge of the UK & Bermudan Finance Director markets
  • Candidates short-listed and interviewed within four weeks of start date

Blue Chip - Insurance and Asset Management Group

Head of Group Financial Reporting
  • Key role in the establishment of a new group function for FTSE 100 firm in a post merger environment
  • Critical criteria - Life Insurance reporting expertise, multi-site team management experience

Financial Services Regulator

Head of Department - Life and Pensions
  • Mandate secured ahead of mainstream Search firms
  • A broad search, focussed principally on cultural fit
  • Significant original research across multiple technical disciplines

Big Four – Professional Services

Director – Actuarial General Insurance Consulting
  • Mandated to deliver an International Search to identify and approach high calibre individuals in highly a competitive field
  • Secured Search ahead of other ‘pure’ Actuarial Search consultancies
  • Search focussed on delivering the clients value proposition to the highest standards

Life and Pensions provider

Head of Regulatory Risk and Compliance & Head of Insurance and Financial Risks
  • Two senior appointments in a newly created CRO function
  • Engaged to run Searches concurrently, each requiring a different approach
  • Shortlists delivered within four weeks

FTSE 50 - Asset Management and Life Insurer

Deputy Group Actuary
  • Senior Life Actuary appointment, requiring Board level support
  • Short listed five candidates, progressed two, both selected
  • Required extensive industry and Actuarial profession search and networking

Blue Chip Insurance Broker

Head of International Compliance
  • Ultimate discretion required in this Search as a result of an internal re-structure
  • Search demanded thorough mapping of the London Market Compliance arena
  • Specific FSA knowledge required and candidates technically screened against very detailed criteria
  • Search successfully completed after a three months process

Further Example Mandates:

  • Chief Risk Officer - Lloyd's of London Managing Agent
  • Head of Business Development - Captive Adviser
  • Chief Investment Officer - International Reinsurer
  • Partner, European Actuarial Advisory
  • Head of Risk, FTSE 100 Life Insurer
  • Partner, Strategy Consultancy
  • Technical Financial Controller, Global Reinsurer
  • Group Investment Actuary, FTSE 50 Life Insurer
  • Divisional Finance Director, FTSE 50 Life Insurer
  • Deputy Head of Pricing, Top 5 Global General Insurer
  • Lead Supervisior , UK Life Insurance, Regulator
  • Non Executive Director, Specialist Insurer
  • Interim International Finance Director, FTSE 100 Insurer
  • Interim Chief Financial Officer, Private Equity Insurance Venture
  • Interim Finance Director, IFA / Distribution