Richard Pike, currently of Berkley Re, is set to join reinsurance broker Howden Re in April as Executive Director, Treaty Reinsurance, based in Sydney.
In his new role, which he takes on following his contractual obligations, Pike will report to Stephen Warwick, Head of Treaty for Asia Pacific.
At Howden Re, Pike will be responsible for serving clients and markets across Asia Pacific as part of the firm’s growing treaty reinsurance team.
He joins after a decade with Berkley Re where he was responsible for regional ceded reinsurance. Earlier in his career, Pike spent two decades as a reinsurance broker, latterly with Aon Benfield in London.
Prior to Aon, Pike worked at Gallagher Re as a Partner for two years.
Elliot Richardson, Chairman, Howden Reinsurance Brokers, said: “We are excited to welcome Richard to Howden Re and back to broking.
“Howden Re continues to grow and recruit talent across the Asia Pacific region with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney to help our clients, working as one team across the region.”