22 February 2021Insurance

Specialist Risk Group unveils new COO and deputy CEO after recent deals

On the back of a number of recent acquisitions, Specialist Risk Group (SRG) has bolstered its senior management team with a promotion and a new hire.

Lee Anderson has been promoted to group deputy CEO while it has hired Clare Lebecq, CEO of London Market Group, has its new group chief operating officer.

Since announcing new majority shareholder HGGC at the end of December, SRG has announced the acquisition of KBIS British Equestrian Insurance, GB Underwriting and The Channel Partnership and now moves to bolster the senior leadership team in preparation for their next phase of growth.

Warren Downey, SRG Group CEO, said: “I am delighted Lee is taking up the role as group deputy CEO. He plays an integral role in the character and development of our Group. More of our business will be under his leadership going forward which is good news for all of us who know Lee and how he operates.

“Clare Lebecq is an important figure in our industry and a tenacious and qualified leader. She has made a tremendous difference to our market in her role as CEO of London Market Group. We are excited to have her join our senior team as she takes responsibility for our operational platform and in particular the integration of our acquired businesses.”

Anderson commented: “I am honoured and excited to take up my new role in helping lead and develop SRG in its next phase of growth and am thrilled that Clare is joining us to help us all realise our full potential.”

Lebecq added: “I am delighted to be joining SRG at such an important stage of their journey. I am also excited to be joining a company that recognizes that culture and being a good colleague positively influences its success as a business.”

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