Vice President, Lloyd's & London Market
Recently appointed Vice President, Global Market, Lloyd's and London Markets for Crawford & Company, Paula worked as head of London market for GAB Robins and, prior to that, as head of client services for BLM. She started out in her career in Insurance straight from school in Dublin, had her own brokerage by the age of 35 before moving to London to further her career as a broker in the Lloyd's market.
As a long standing member of the Lloyd's & London market community, having worked in the broking, loss adjusting and legal arenas, Paula is passionate about attracting talent to the market. She was one of the founder members of Network Ireland, a forum for women in business in Ireland and is a member of the Insurance Super Club in London, again a forum for senior female leaders in the Industry. She has recently mentored at WOW (women of the world) and sits on the steering committee of the newly formed network for young people in the industry, 'Ambition first'.
Paula sits on the Membership and Benefits Committee of the MGAA.