Experienced reinsurance broker Will Cheney has joined TigerRisk Partners LLC as Partner, with a focus on reinsurance, capital and strategic advisory for the firm’s largest property accounts.
In his new role, Cheney will be based in Boston, Massachusetts and reports to Wade Gulbransen, Head of North America at TigerRisk.
With a focus on property risk, he brings almost two decades of reinsurance broking experience to the company, and has held numerous segment leadership responsibilities throughout his career in the industry.
Most recently, Cheney worked at broker Lockton Re as Senior Broker and co-leader of the firm’s property unit.
Prior to Lockton Re, he worked at Willis Re for more than a decade, where he ran the Boston office and the Large Account Property Segment for the reinsurance broker’s North America division. Cheney also helped launch the Seattle office of Willis Re.
Cheney’s career started at Guy Carpenter San Francisco, where he had a focus on Florida-based cedents.
Commenting on the appointment, Gulbransen said: “We are extremely excited that Will is joining the team. Will has extensive experience across a variety of risk transfer forms and is an industry leader in building optimal solutions and creating a market for new products.
“His ability to design and implement risk transfer structures and lead complex global placements is unparalleled and will bring significant value to our clients.”
Cheney added: “It is an incredible time in Tiger’s evolution to be joining and I’m excited to be accretive to the momentum they have built.”