Independent Non-Executive Director
Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant in 1972 having trained with a small firm in the City of London. His early career was spent in general practice in firms of chartered accountants in the City. In 1978 Andrew joined Neville Russell & Co (now Mazars LLP) as an audit supervisor in their insurance practice, progressing to become a partner in the firm in 1990. He was a founder member of the firm’s International Insurance Group and was head of the firm’s insurance and pension funds practices for a number of years responsible for developing and maintaining the firm’s technical procedures and training, the firm’s profile in the market and for business development in those sectors.
Andrew was involved in all aspects of Lloyd’s and the London Insurance Market, working with brokers, syndicates, managing and members’ agencies, service companies and corporate capital vehicles, (re)insurance companies and mutuals, as well as the Corporation of Lloyd’s itself, including being responsible for the non-marine balance-of-account aspect of the Equitas project.
Andrew has undertaken a wide variety of assignments including external (statutory) audit, litigation support, acting as expert witness in the UK, the Irish Republic and Bermuda, transaction support including due diligence, reporting accountant, listing and delisting, special investigations and compliance reviews.
Over the years Andrew has had considerable involvement with general insurance aspects of the actuarial profession (including speaking at conferences and participating on working parties of the Institute of Actuaries) which led to being accepted as an Affiliate of the Institute of Actuaries.
Andrew retired from practice in 2012 and is currently a Non Executive Director of Asta Managing Agency Ltd and a Lloyd’s members’ agency.
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
- Affiliate of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.
- Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Insurers.