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BGC’s Piiq Risk Partners adds Ian George as Senior Partner

14th January 2020 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Piiq Risk Partners, the recently branded global aerospace brokerage of BGC Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Ian George as Senior Partner.

Piiq Risk PartnersSet to join the firm later this year, George brings 23 years of global experience in both the aviation and space sectors.

He joins Piiq from Willis Towers Watson, where he most recently held the role of Regional Director, Japan Aviation and Aerospace.

He joined Willis Corroon in 1996 and has worked with satellite and space clients around the world throughout his career.

Marcel Chad said: “Ian brings to Piiq an extensive background in the London and international markets,” said Marcel Chad, President of Piiq Risk Partners.

“His knowledge and experience of the Asian aviation and space sectors makes him an invaluable addition to our growing team and further strengthens our client proposition in all areas of aerospace (re)insurance,” Chad continued.

“We are building an exciting and ambitious offering, and our ability to hire top-tier industry talent is key to our ongoing success. I am therefore delighted to welcome Ian to Piiq and I look forward to working with him.”

BGC announced the appointment of Chad back in July 2019, and later named  Philip Smaje of Willis Towers Watson had joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Piiq.

Alongside Chad and Smaje, Bruce Fine has also joined Piiq Risk Partners as Managing Partner US, tasked with leading the global aerospace re/insurance broker’s US team and the aircraft finance solutions division.

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