17 Apr

Capsicum Re, the specialist reinsurance broker, is pleased to announce that Alistair Lockhart-Smith will be joining as a partner to lead its Marine & Energy specialty business.

Alistair is currently Deputy Chairman of Global Business at JLT Re having initially joined JLT Risk Solutions in 2000 as Head of Marine & Energy Reinsurance. Alistair began his career within the Marine & Energy team at Alexander Howden upon graduation from the University of Edinburgh. In 1992 he founded Bradstock Lockhart-Smith, an Energy Reinsurance broker, before selling it in 1996 whereupon he became Deputy Chairman of Bradstock Blunt and Crawley.

Grahame Chilton, Founding Partner of Capsicum Re, commented: “Capsicum Re has only been established for 16 months yet we are demonstrating to the market what we can achieve by putting relationships first and offering customers a real alternative. I am very pleased Alistair will be joining the team; he has an impressive reputation and brings a skillset that will help grow our presence in the Marine & Energy market.”

Rupert Swallow, CEO of Capsicum Re, commented: “In the last three months we have announced some fantastic hires, demonstrating the appeal and support that Capsicum Re has across the industry. Alistair is a market leading producer who understands his customers and his business, which make him ideally suited to Capsicum Re and we look forward to welcoming him in due course. The talent currently within Capsicum Re, coupled with our ethos to innovate, advocate and inspire, is empowering us to challenge our established competitors and provide a ‘back to relationship broking’ service.”

For further information please contact:

Capsicum Re

Rupert Swallow
+44 (0)207 234 4075

Rupert@capsicumre.com

Haggie Partners

David Haggie/ Rebecca Young
+44 (0)207 562 4444

david@haggie.co.uk/ Rebecca.young@haggie.co.uk