David Edwards to join JLT Re's growing Credit & Political Risk team

03 July 2017

JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, is pleased to announce that David Edwards will be joining JLT Re’s expanding Credit & Political Risk team once he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer.

Commenting on the appointment Nick Jay, Divisional Head, Marine, Energy & Political Risk, JLT Re said, “We are delighted to welcome David to JLT Re, he is a significant hire and recognised leader in the Credit & Political Risk market. As we seek to expand our growing Credit & Political Risk business David’s deep seated expertise and proven track record will greatly enhance our capabilities in the specialty arena”.

Edwards joins from Guy Carpenter where he has been for over 10 years, most recently he was Managing Director Credit, Bond and Political Risk. 

Keith Harrison, CEO, UK & Europe, JLT Re, said “With over 25 years of experience David is a highly respected market expert. His innate ability to connect with clients will be a great addition to our team as we continue to grow. It is testament to our platform and dynamic culture that we can attract such high calibre professionals”.

Edwards is expected to join later in the year and will be based in JLT Re’s London office.



Isabella Gaster

Tel: (+44) 20 7558 3387

Email: Isabella.Gaster@JLTRe.com

Notes to editor:

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About Jardine Lloyd Thompson

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

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