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Consilium appoints six financial lines specialists from Ed Broking

10th October 2022 - Author: Jack Willard

International re/insurance broker, Consilium, part of the Aventum Group, has appointed six financial lines specialists from Ed Broking.

Neal Hughes and Nick Bachmann, previously Divisional Directors at Ed have been appointed Managing Partners at Consilium.

Hughes spent six years at Ed Broking, as well as nine years at WTW, six years at Lockton and four years at Aon.

Bachmann based in Guernsey, spent six years at Ed and prior to that, six years at WTW where he was also Divisional Director, responsible for professional and financial lines broking in the Channel Islands.

At the same time, Josh Plummer has been appointed Partner at Consilium. Previously he served as a Senior Broker Producer at Ed Broking and prior to that he spent six years at DUAL.

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Meanwhile, Lee Rogalski, also a former Senior Broker at Ed joins Consilium as an Associate Partner.

Additionally, Duncan Childs, Wording Advisory Manager at Ed and Alex Atkinson, a Divisional Director at Ed have also both been appointed Partners at Consilium.

Atkinson spent just under three years working at Ed, and before that spent two years at Capsicum, three years with Aon and five years at WTW.

Moreover, Childs is a qualified lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience as a practicing lawyer for Eversheds and Davies Lavery, specialising in insurance contract law.  He spent the last five years at Ed, responsible for developing market leading insurance contracts and claims advocacy services.

All of the new appointments will join Consilium’s Professional Executive Risks team, managing professional & financial lines and cyber insurance globally for direct policyholder clients and retail and wholesale broking partners.

Josh Plummer, one of the new Partners at Consilium, commented: “I’m excited to be joining Consilium on its journey to be one of the best Specialty lines international insurance brokers in the market.  Consilium is built on a platform that is far ahead of its competitors, digitalising client experience as well as products, whilst also supported by in-house claims and expert legally trained wording and advocacy services.

“Drawing on the capabilities of the Aventum group, we’re more advanced in expertise, data and actuarial capability than any other broker, regardless of size.  As brokers, our knowledge, expertise and service is key – we are part of the ecosystems of the communities we serve.  With this team and with Aventum behind us I look forward to taking our client services to a new level. Exciting times indeed.”

David Bearman, Chief Executive Officer for Aventum, commented: “I’m very excited to welcome these latest appointments to our ranks.  We now easily have the most experienced broking team working in the international financial centres and the investment management community.  The team’s combined leadership skills and particular expertise in this market, together with our inhouse legal and exciting new actuarial capabilities, makes Consilium a world leader now in global financial lines broking.”

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