International insurance broker Howden has appointed Paul Tubb as Executive Director and head of the newly created Infrastructure Assets team, a specialist practice within Howden’s construction division.
Tubb will start his new position next year, and will report to Naresh Dade, Managing Director, Global Head of Construction.
He will be responsible for the division’s work with operational public-private partnerships (PPPs), providing risk management advice and comprehensive insurance solutions for clients.
Tubb brings a wealth of experience including an impressive track record of successfully delivering client solutions in the commercial risk space and an unrivalled knowledge of private finance initiatives (PFIs).
He joins from Aon where he most recently served as executive director and PFI team lead, managing the firm’s infrastructure offering.
The new Infrastructure Assets practice will form an integral part of Howden’s growing Construction division, supporting its ambitious growth strategy while helping to cement its position as a market leading practice and the broker of choice for the construction and infrastructure market.
Dade said: “Paul’s appointment reinforces our ability to attract and retain top talent across the industry, encouraging both professional and personal development whilst nurturing entrepreneurial spirit.
“Paul is a natural fit and takes us one step closer to becoming the chosen outfit for construction and infrastructure clients, underlining our position as a credible alternative. We look forward to welcoming Paul to the team.”
Paul Redgate, Deputy Chair, Head of Howden Specialty added: “The Construction division is on a fantastic growth trajectory and Paul’s appointment will help accelerate this impressive expansion as he carves out a new specialism with a team of uniquely skilled individuals.
“Having Paul on board, with the stature he brings, is a testament to the existing team and the wider business which continues to attract top talent across the broking market. I am eager to see what Paul and his team will achieve in the future.”