Panel discussion – 2023 MGA opinion report: Navigating a thriving market

11/10/2023 | St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AR

Following the publication of their MGA opinion report 2023, Clyde & Co are pleased to invite MGAA Members to an exclusive in-person event scheduled for October 11th.

What you can expect:

  • Gain valuable insights from the distinguished panel, which includes Michael Keating, the CEO of the MGAA, Paul Howard, the Head of Coverholder and Alternative Distribution at AXA XL, Will Morris, the Strategy and Development Manager at Carbon Underwriting & Sam White, Founder and Global CEO at Stella Insurance.
  • The panel will dive into the implications of the current challenging economic landscape and how they are projected to shape the MGA market over the coming year.
  • You will also have the opportunity to pose questions to the panel members, network with your peers and enjoy some pizza and beer.

Remaining spaces for this event are very limited, please register your interest promptly to secure a place.


About the Speaker & Panellists

Rob Crossingham

Partner, Clyde & Co

Rob is a Partner in the London professional and commercial disputes team. Qualifying more than 20 years ago, Rob’s practice has focussed on professional liability and insurance coverage matters.

Paul Howard

Head of Coverholder & Alternative Distribution, AXA XL

Paul has had 38 years’ experience in the Insurance & Risk Community in a variety of claims, underwriting and relationship management roles. During this time, Paul has dealt with a broad spectrum of risk exposures including MGAs, international global programmes and captive structures.

Michael Keating

Chief Executive Officer, MGAA

Michael has held Executive positions at AXA, Midas, UK General and most recently Insurtech start up, Qlaims, before becoming Chief Executive Officer at the MGAA in September 2020. With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, Mike’s career has included time at Insurers, Brokers & MGAs in both the Commercial & Personal Lines markets.

William Morris

Strategy and Development Manager, Carbon Underwriting

Will has spent 27 years in the London and International (Re)Insurance Markets. He is a highly experienced insurance leader with a track record of success in profitable underwriting, building teams and developing new businesses. He has extensive experience in the MGA market and is currently working as the Strategy and Development Manager at Carbon Underwriting.

Sam White

Founder and Global CEO at Stella Insurance

Sam White is the founder and CEO of Stella Insurance, a female-centric motor insurance business that’s unapologetically led by women and designed for women. You can follow her on LinkedIn, find her as a guest co-host on BBC Radio 4’s Toast, or tune into her podcast “Human Business with Sam White” where she candidly discusses the challenges of running a business.