Consilium Hires Six New Specialists

Consilium, the international (re)insurance broker, part of The Aventum Group, has today announced that six leading financial lines specialists are joining Consilium from Ed Broking.

Neal Hughes and Nick Bachmann, previously Divisional Directors at Ed are appointed Managing Partners at Consilium.  Both Neal and Nick have had long successful broking careers.  Neal spent six years at Ed most latterly, nine years at Willis, six years at Lockton and four years at Aon.  Nick, based in Guernsey, spent six years at Ed and prior to that, six years at Willis where he was also Divisional Director, responsible for professional and financial lines broking in the Channel Islands.

Josh Plummer has been appointed Partner at Consilium.  He was a Senior Broker Producer at Ed Broking and prior to that spent six years at DUAL.  Lee Rogalski, also a Senior Broker at Ed joins Consilium as an Associate Partner.  Duncan Childs, Wording Advisory Manager at Ed and Alex Atkinson, a Divisional Director at Ed are both appointed Partners.  Alex spent nearly three years at Ed and before that spent two years at Capsicum, three years with Aon and five years at Willis.  Duncan Childs is a qualified lawyer with nearly 20 years’ experience as a practicing lawyer for Eversheds and Davies Lavery, specialising in insurance contract law.  He spent the last five years at Ed, responsible for developing market leading insurance contracts and claims advocacy services.

All of the new appointments will join Consilium’s ‘Pro Ex’ team (Professional Executive Risks), managing professional & financial lines and cyber insurance globally for direct policyholder clients and retail and wholesale broking partners.

Josh Plummer, one of the new Partners at Consilium, comments: “I’m excited to be joining Consilium on its journey to be one of the best Specialty lines international insurance brokers in the market.  Consilium is built on a platform that is far ahead of its competitors, digitalising client experience as well as products, whilst also supported by in-house claims and expert legally trained wording and advocacy services.  Drawing on the capabilities of the Aventum group, we’re more advanced in expertise, data and actuarial capability than any other broker, regardless of size.  As brokers, our knowledge, expertise and service is key – we are part of the ecosystems of the communities we serve.  With this team and with Aventum behind us I look forward to taking our client services to a new level.  Exciting times indeed.”

David Bearman, Chief Executive Officer for Aventum, comments: “I’m very excited to welcome these latest appointments to our ranks.  We now easily have the most experienced broking team working in the international financial centres and the investment management community.  The team’s combined leadership skills and particular expertise in this market, together with our inhouse legal and exciting new actuarial capabilities, makes Consilium a world leader now in global financial lines broking.”

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