Hampden Agencies announces appointment of Lord Strathclyde to HAL board
London – 13 October 2020 – Hampden Agencies Limited (HAL), the largest Lloyd’s Members’ agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Strathclyde CH as a non-executive director to its Board.
Tom Strathclyde is a British businessman and former politician who served in the British Cabinet as Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. In business, Lord Strathclyde has developed a wide range of experience and knowledge in advising many British company boards, which include Raytheon UK, JCB, PwC and Ferrero, the Italian confectionery company.
Neil Smith, CEO of HAL, said: “The HAL Board and I are delighted by Tom’s appointment. He has an exceptional and broad range of expertise that make him an excellent addition to the Board. As a highly knowledgeable non-executive director, Tom’s insights will be invaluable in further strengthening the Board as the market continues to navigate through this turbulent and exciting period.”
Lord Strathclyde added: “I started my career in insurance broking 40 years ago and it is a real pleasure to be back in the market, on the board of this top-rated Lloyd’s based business. Hampden has an enviable reputation in the industry and is set to take advantage of market conditions over the next few years. I am delighted to be part of it.”
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About Hampden Group
Hampden Group is a leading provider of specialist insurance, investment and financial support services. It has grown to become the largest provider of services to investors providing capital to the Lloyd's insurance market through its subsidiary Hampden Capital Plc, whose subsidiaries include:
Hampden Agencies, the Lloyd's members' agency, a Lloyd’s Members’ Agent and adviser which represents and advises clients on their underwriting affairs at Lloyd’s. It is the largest provider of private capital to Lloyd’s. With more than £2bn of advised private capacity in 2021, as well as providing administrative services to corporate investors who supplied a further £2bn, the resulting total Lloyd’s market involvement for Hampden Agencies’ clients is some £4bn of capacity. This represents more than 10% of the Lloyd's market as a whole.
For further information about Hampden Group please see www.hampden.co.uk