9th June 2022 -The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has appointed Tim Richards Dip CII to the newly created role of Technical Services Manager as part of its wider growth and development strategy.
Tim will report directly to CEO Mike Keating and will be responsible for supporting the Association’s plans to extend its influence in the market by growing its membership, developing, and driving forward technical content and events, and pro-actively engaging with governing and industry bodies.
Tim has over 25 years’ insurance market experience and joins from Towergate Insurance Brokers, where he was a caring professions underwriter. He was previously High Net Worth underwriter at MS Amlin, having also held household underwriting roles at Canopius Managing Agents and Equity Red Star. Prior to that he worked for Willis and Marsh.
Mike Keating, CEO, MGAA commented on the appointment:
“The MGAA sector is growing rapidly in both size and importance to UK plc, writing over £6bn in GWP a year and providing essential and often specialist cover. Tim’s appointment is directly related to membership feedback from our last comprehensive survey and compliments our 3-year vision to have the MGAA recognised as the Third Force within the UK general insurance market.
He will play a pivotal role in developing relevant technical content for the benefit of all MGA community stakeholders.”