Miller, the leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, today announces the appointment of Chris Hardcastle as Head of Delegated Authorities, a newly created role. Chris reports into Tim Norman, Executive Committee member and Head of Delegated Authorities & Professional Risks.
With almost 30 years’ experience working in delegated authority business, Chris joins from Alesco Risk Management, where he held the role of Managing Director of Delegated Authority for 10 years. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Delegated Authority at Capsicum, now Gallagher Re. Chris has also held positions at Tysers and Aon over the course of his career.
Chris’ appointment will add to Miller’s strong existing presence in the delegated authority space as the business looks to broaden its product offering and jurisdictional capabilities.
Tim Norman, Head of Delegated Authorities & Professional Risks, commented: “I’m delighted to announce Chris’ appointment at Miller; this is the latest in a number of strategic senior hires demonstrating our commitment to attracting leading talent from across the market. Chris has extensive experience in developing teams in this sector and, as we continue to strengthen our well-regarded delegated authority offering, his deep technical expertise across multiple product lines and geographies will also ensure our proposition can evolve and innovate to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.”
Chris Hardcastle said: “Miller already enjoys an excellent reputation in delegated authorities and, with the business’ ambition under new ownership, this is an exciting time to join. I look forward to working closely with Tim and the team to help further develop our platform.”
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