Miller, a leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, today announces a significant expansion of its construction practice, targeting accelerated growth in UK, international/wholesale and renewables construction and surety lines. To lead this expansion, Pauline Goreham has joined Miller as Head of Construction with immediate effect, with Steve Cox and Jon Burke joining later in September.
Pauline brings 30+ years of insurance industry experience, of which over 20 have been dedicated to construction with experience across UK construction, infrastructure and renewables. Pauline joins Miller from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) where her most recent position was UK Construction and Project Risks Practice Leader.
Steve will be joining as an Account Executive/Producing Broker and will focus on UK construction business, working alongside Dave Cahill to further expand this specialty area, which was launched at the end of 2020. Steve has 40 years’ experience in construction and joins Miller from WTW where he held the position of Deputy Leader of the UK Construction Practice.
Jon will join as Account Executive/Broker focusing on UK construction in support of Steve and Dave. Jon joins from WTW where he was Account Director in the UK Construction Practice. His expertise includes experience across contractors, standalone projects and energy from waste projects in the UK.
Steve and Jon will report into Pauline, who will report into Martin Henderson, Head of Energy.
Martin Henderson commented: “I am delighted to welcome Pauline, Steve and Jon to Miller to bolster our growth in the construction sector. The team’s significant experience and expertise will enable us to expand our offering to clients, helping them to navigate the complex construction risk environment. We are committed to building market-leading teams with best-in-class talent which are underpinned by Miller’s reputation for delivering excellence in service and claims and I look forward to making further announcements as this project develops.”
“The opportunity to join Miller presented a huge opportunity to be part of an exciting programme of expansion.” added Pauline. “Combining the team’s expertise and knowledge with Miller’s independent offering, means we can provide increased choice and a unique value proposition to current and future clients.”
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