Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces the promotion of Peter Brightman to Head of Syndicate Finance, succeeding Anthony Gordon, who is retiring.
Peter Brightman is a chartered certified accountant and, since joining Asta seven years ago, he has built strong connections both internally and externally representing Asta at numerous market events, including qualifying through the prestigious Lloyd’s Leadership Programme. He has already proved himself a valuable asset to Asta and has been instrumental in consistently delivering ever better services to clients.
Anthony Gordon’s retirement comes after a distinguished career in finance and 14 years at Asta, during which time he developed excellent relationships with clients and led the development of Asta’s finance function.
Julian Tighe, CEO of Asta said: “Peter Brightman is a very able and well qualified finance manager and I’m delighted on his promotion. His smooth handover from Anthony Gordon is testament to Asta’s belief that, by developing a committed pool of senior staff through effective succession planning, our clients can have confidence in the ongoing quality of service we provide to them. I look forward to working even more closely with Peter and would like to thank Anthony for his commitment to Asta and wish him every happiness in his retirement.”
Peter Brightman, Head of Syndicate Finance at Asta commented “I am proud to be taking up the opportunity to lead Asta’s finance team. My promotion demonstrates that Asta puts staff development and training at the heart of its business success, making it an excellent place to work and grow professionally.”
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Notes for Editors
Asta Managing Agency Ltd is the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s and is responsible for nine syndicates with capacity under management in 2016 of approximately UK£1bn:
Syndicate 1686 (Axis)
Syndicate 1729 (Dale Underwriting Partners) Syndicate 1897 (Skuld), SPA 6126 Syndicate 2357 (Nephila)
Syndicate 2525 (DL Dale & Others) Syndicate 2689 (Verto)
Syndicate 2786 (Everest)
Syndicate 4242 (ICAT), SPA 6123 (ICAT) Syndicate 5886 (Blenheim)
Asta Underwriting Management Limited (AUML) launched in 2015, making the skills, experience and capabilities behind Asta’s success as the leading third party managing agency at Lloyd’s available, for the first time, to the MGA market.
UK MGAs under management: