Lonmar enhances LONBINDER capability with major Marsh hire

Brian Watkins, Divisional Director, Lonmar Global Risks

Lloyd’s broker, LONMAR GLOBAL RISKS (LONMAR) has announced the appointment of Brian Watkins as a Divisional Director in their specialist Binding Authority team, LONBINDER.

Brian will report to Greg Snelling, Divisional Managing Director of Agency Services and will be focusing on relationship management with existing key clients and developing new property owners business, in this market leading team.

A highly experienced property professional, Brian previously held a senior broking position at Marsh for 13 years and before that he was an underwriter at Aviva for 9 years, during a 26-year career in the insurance market.

David Pexton, LONMAR’s Chief Executive Officer, stated: "Brian is a great addition to our specialist Binding Authority team, LONBINDER, with considerable property market experience gained from working as both senior underwriter and broker.

He added: "We have an ongoing strategy of strengthening each of our specialist areas. Brian, with his vast experience and expertise, will be an invaluable asset to LONMAR in supporting our clients and further expanding our Binding Authority property portfolio.”

Brian Watkins, commented, “I am thrilled to be joining a successful, client focused independent broker such as LONMAR, and look forward to being part of a dynamic growing business, which is already a market leader in Binding Authorities in the London market.”