David Griffiths, who has held several top sport insurance broking and production roles in a career spanning 25 years has joined Miller’s sports and entertainment team to further boost its growth plans.
“We are delighted with the progress our sports and entertainment offering has made in the last 18 months and having a respected market figure like David on-board boosts our formidable growth potential,” commented James Hands – Head of Sport and Entertainment.
David has extensive knowledge of sports risk management and transfer. His experience primarily covers direct placements for sports associations and commercial organisations but he has also handled business on behalf of rights holders, governing bodies and intermediaries.
He designs and places tailored insurance programmes on behalf of insureds involved in a range of sports including golf, rugby and tennis as well as event managers and other commercial organisations. He has a broad class experience which includes; liability, contingency, personal accident, financial lines and property.
David began his insurance career in 1991 with Johnson & Higgins (subsequently Marsh) where he built-up experience in a range of classes before moving to specialise in sports from 1997, becoming Head of the Sport, Leisure and Entertainment Practise at Marsh. He moved to Kerry London in 2008 as Managing Director of its Sport and Leisure team. His most recent position before joining Miller was Head of Sport (UK) at W&P Longreach (subsequently Integro) whom he joined in 2012. He became an Associate of the Institute of Risk Management in 1995.
David will be primarily working alongside James Hands and the rest of Miller’s sports and entertainment insurance broking team in London, helping to develop and drive its growth plans.