Neil Thornton to join Global Risk Partners Retail Insurance broking business

Global Risk Partners Limited (GRP) is pleased to announce that Neil Thornton will be joining as Managing Director of GRP’s Retail Broking business.

Neil was previously Head of the Commercial Division of Bluefin Insurance Services and before that Managing Director of Smart and Cook.  He also served for many years on the Board of BIBA.

In his new role he will report to Mike Bruce, Chief Executive of GRP’s Retail Broking business. GRP has an ambitious growth programme. The business already controls in excess of £200m GWP and has access to additional funds from Penta Capital.

David Margrett, Chief Executive of Global Risk Partners, said: “We are delighted that Neil will be joining GRP to focus on the development of our retail insurance broking business.  Following the acquisition of AbbeyBondLovis, our first retail broker in August 2015, we have an excellent pipeline of companies, teams and individuals who are attracted by our entrepreneurial approach. Neil is highly regarded in the commercial broking sector and his knowledge and expertise will be of great value as we implement our exciting retail broking growth strategy.“