Bluefin appoints permanent CFO and recruits Carl Porter as Head of Finance Operations

Carl joins from Howden Insurance Brokers to head up Finance Operations at Bluefin. He will be reporting to Amber Wilkinson who has been made permanent Chief Finance Officer having joined on an interim basis in July, reporting to CEO Robert Organ.

Carl brings with him a wealth of experience having worked in the industry for over 18 years and held previous positions at RFIB Group, JMD Specialist Insurance Services and London Special Risks Ltd. Carl will be responsible for overseeing the day to day management of Finance Operations including client money, credit control and insurer reconciliations.

In her role as CFO, Amber has overall line management responsibility for Strategy & Planning, Financial Control, Finance Operations, Acquisitions and Legal functions at Bluefin.

Carl Porter commented “I’m really pleased to be joining Bluefin at such an exciting time for the business. Bluefin has always had an excellent reputation for exceptional service to clients and partners and I very much look forward to continuing this tradition.”

Amber Wilkinson commented “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Carl to Bluefin. His extensive industry knowledge will be a key asset, enabling us to continue to deliver outstanding service levels across the business. I am also delighted to have been appointed as CFO on a permanent basis, and having started to get to know the rest of my team and colleagues over the last 4 months, I am looking forward to continuing the good work we have already started.”

CEO Robert Organ also commented “This is a really exciting time for Bluefin and to be able to bring on board and retain the experience of people like Carl and Amber is really great news. I have no doubt that they will both play a huge role in supporting our growth strategy.”