Chris Hardcastle

Chris is the Managing Director of the Binding Authority & Facility Division at Arthur J. Gallagher.  The team is a specialist in delegated authority with services covering Financial Advisory, Compliance, Capacity Placement & Management, Analytics and Systems.  The team is 40 strong and handle business from 34 countries around the world.

C
hris spent the initial part of his career at Aon Re, where he was responsible for capacity arrangements for the group’s own MGA network and reinsurance treaty business written from London, South Africa and Australia.  During this time Chris developed an international contact base of carriers and MGAs that is still very active today.

Upon leaving Aon Benfield, Chris joined T
yser & Co, where he spent two years trading with independent agents and developing the group’s own MGA vehicle.