Richard Barke

Chief Financial Officer

Richard Barke is Chief Financial Officer at Asta.

A qualified actuary, Richard started his insurance career in 2003 with KPMG before moving to Aspen Re in 2007.

Initially joining the Actuarial team at Asta in 2011, Richard has held a number of senior positions, including Chief Actuary and Finance Director, before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2022. He has also been a member of Asta’s Managing Agency Board since 2018.

Throughout his time at Asta, Richard has been responsible for the development and integration of all Syndicate Reserving processes and Capital Models. As Chief Financial Officer, he has responsibility for the Client Finance team and Corporate Finance Team.