Richard Barke

Finance Director

Richard Barke is Finance Director at Asta.

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

Joining the Actuarial team at Asta in 2011, Richard was appointed Deputy Chief Actuary and promoted to Chief Actuary in 2015. He was appointed to Asta’s Managing Agency board in 2018 and became Finance Director in May 2020.

Throughout his time at Asta, Richard has been responsible for the development and integration of all Syndicate Reserving processes and Capital Models. As Finance Director, he has Executive responsibility for the Actuarial team and the Syndicate Finance team, covering the full reserving, capital and financial reporting process.