Over the last two decades we’ve helped syndicates and MGAs launch successfully in the UK and overseas. With over twenty entities and £2.2 billion of gross written premium capacity currently under management, we are the leading third party managing agent who can provide your insurance business with all the support it needs to be successful.
Keith NevettBusiness Development Director
Keith Nevett is the Business Development Director at Asta.
Over a twenty six year career with Asta, Keith has been responsible for the Integration and Migration timetable of Asta’s client base and the management of current and prospective client relationships.
Keith has been key to the successful launch of twenty one new Lloyd’s start-ups and eleven syndicate migrations in the last thirteen years and securing their approval from the PRA, FCA and Lloyd’s.
Prior to working in the business development team he worked in a number of operational and project management roles within Asta. In 2006 Keith completed an MBA in project management from Henley Management College.
Julian TigheAsta Group Director
Julian Tighe is a Group Director at Asta.
In an insurance career spanning 30 years, Julian held senior finance positions in the London Market before joining Asta in 2007.
In a number of senior roles at Asta including COO, CFO and Strategic Acquisitions Director, Julian has gained extensive experience of advising clients on business strategy, planning and helping them launch their insurance businesses.
Julian was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2014 before handing over the reins to Lorraine Harfitt in August 2022. Julian is also a member of the board of Asta Capital Ltd.
As a Group Director Julian focuses on the strategic development of Asta and the wider Davies Insurance Services business.
Simon NortonAsta Group Director
Simon Norton is a Group Director at Asta.
Simon has worked in the London Market for over 30 years working in a number of senior underwriting and management positions, including Lloyd’s.
Throughout his career, Simon has gained extensive experience of managing underwriting portfolios, advising on clients’ strategy and helping them deliver their objectives.
Simon was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer in 2014 before handing over the reins to David Jones in 2022. Simon is also a member of the board of Asta Capital Ltd.
As a Group Director Simon focuses on the strategic development of Asta and the wider Davies Insurance Services business.
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