Independent Non-Executive Director
Jim Ramage was appointed non-executive director of Asta Managing Agency Ltd in July 2010. Jim has long standing experience in the insurance sector. He was previously the Chairman of the Business Development Committee at JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd, where he helped set up JLT’s new specialist Reinsurance Broker. He took on the position of Head of Non-Marine after six months and was then made a director of JLT Re. Prior to that, Jim led Guy Carpenter’s London Market and Retrocessional division and subsequently became deputy CEO of Guy Carpenter London. He was responsible for helping rebuild the LMX division following a significant downturn. Between 1994 and 1997, Jim was director on the North American and London Market Division at JH Minet Reinsurance Brokers Ltd, where he was responsible for producing and developing new business opportunities. During his 42 year career in the Lloyd's and London market Jim has held directorships in both Lloyd's brokers and Lloyd's managing agents. He was active underwriter of Syndicate 1005 and director of FLP Secretan & Company, Sturge Reinsurance Underwriting and Merrett Underwriting Management.