Executive Committee

Neil Pearce

Chief Executive Officer

Neil joined Bishopsgate (then Towergate London Markets) in 2016 with the aim of developing it as a focused boutique Lloyd’s Broker. Prior to joining Bishopsgate, Neil held senior roles including Managing Director of Windsor Insurance Brokers.

Paul Longhurst

Broking and Distribution Director

Prior to joining in 2016, Paul ran the London Market broking team at Bluefin for 25 years. Paul has overall responsibility for Bishopsgate’s UK Division.

Graham Kilby

Managing Director, North American Binders

Graham joined Bishopsgate in 2017 to establish and develop its North American Binder business. Previously he worked at various specialist Lloyd’s brokers including Arthur J Gallagher and Newman Martin and Buchan Limited. He has 25 years’ experience in the London Market and is a North American property specialist.

Colin Rogers

Technical Director

Colin joined Bishopsgate in 2017, having worked in the London Market for over 30 years, including at Lloyd’s Broker Ed. where he was Chief Risk Officer and at Lloyd’s managing agency, Illium, where he was Operations Director and one of the three founding partners.

Stephen Reid

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen is the Chief Operating Officer for the Ardonagh Specialty segment, and joined the Executive Committee in 2018 in that capacity. Having held similar roles with Howden, Cooper Gay, Lockton and Marsh, Stephen has significant experience in managing the diverse operational requirements of a business and driving growth.

Tim Baggott

HR Director

Tim is Head of Human Resources for the Ardonagh Specialty segment, and joined the Executive Committee in 2018 in that capacity. He is a senior HR professional with over 30 years’ experience in insurance, professional and financial services.

Ian Witt

Risk and Compliance Director

Ian is the Risk and Compliance Director for the Ardonagh Specialty segment, and joined the Executive Committee in 2018 in that capacity. Before joining Ardonagh, Ian served as Tysers’ Risk and Compliance Director for a period of 7 years, sitting on the board of both Tysers and its MGA, Aquila Underwriting LLP. Prior to that he was Risk and Compliance Officer for Besso Limited for 3 years.

Antony Erotocritou

Chief Financial Officer

Antony was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Ardonagh Specialty in February 2019. He has held numerous senior finance and commercial executive positions across a number of key industries, including FTSE 100 Telecoms giants BT and France Telecom and private equity industry Oakley Capital. He was appointed Group Finance Director for the Ardonagh Group in March 2018.