Sara Ager
Legal Director - Commercial and Governance, EC3\Legal

Sara joined EC3\Legal as a director in 2016. She is both a solicitor and Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Sara has 17 years’ insurance industry experience gained within law firms and London and Lloyd’s market insurers and MGA businesses.  Sara has worked across the claims, corporate development, operations, governance and risk areas.

Having qualified as a lawyer practicing in PI/EL/GL and insurance coverage, she joined Lloyd’s and company market insurer Catlin as Claims Counsel before becoming Claims Manager. She moved to Talbot, part of the Validus Group, where she introduced a programme of peer review and a robust claims reporting function, as well as being actively involved in the implementation of ECF. Sara then assumed a corporate operations role establishing the regulatory approval and ongoing management of a scalable international service company platform.

In 2012 Sara joined OIM Underwriting Limited, now Pen Underwriting Ltd. She developed and implemented a robust underwriting and claims framework to support the business, negotiated and drafted key facilities and retainers in both the underwriter and claims arenas and then assumed responsibility for developing and implementing corporate governance, the underwriting control framework and conduct risk offering. Latterly she was Director of Governance and Risk with responsibility for audit, risk, business control and risk management, fraud identification and the regulation function.

Sara is well known within the industry for taking a logical and practical approach when problem-solving and is adept at bridging the gaps between ‘front end’ business ambitions and FCA regulatory requirements.

Office   106 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 4AA

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Emailsara.ager@ec3legal.com