Professional indemnity insurance specialists, Brunel Professions, have expanded their senior team with the appointment of Wesley Richards as Divisional Director of London Markets. In this role, Wesley will be responsible for the London market broking strategy as well as insurer relationships.
A highly accomplished Senior Broking Director within the financial lines market, Wesley brings with him 25 years of London market experience and an established reputation as a leading broker in the professional indemnity sector. With a successful track record in building strong relationships with insurers, and extensive placement experience, his appointment highlights Brunel Professions’ ambitions for growth.
Prior to joining Brunel, Richards led the financial lines broking team at Miller Insurance Services LLP. Commenting on his appointment, Richards said: “I’m delighted to be joining Brunel Professions as the business looks to expand on its considerable success. With their ambition to be the pre-eminent professional indemnity broker and the backing of Aston Lark, who continue to invest heavily in their specialist brokers, I could not have joined at a better time.”
Richards will report to Dylan Hughes, Managing Director of Brunel Professions. Hughes says: “The professional indemnity sector has experienced a shift in capacity and a correction in rates across the entire market, which presents a wealth of opportunities for Brunel Professions. With this in mind, it gives me great pleasure to welcome Wesley to the team.”