Boutique international insurance broker La Playa has promoted Hanna Beaumont (FIRM) to Director: Corporate, overseeing its specialist commercial practices across Science & Technology and Media, Arts & Entertainment.
Originating from Sweden, Hanna has been with La Playa since 2006 in its Science & Technology insurance practice, and specialising in insurance for Life Science businesses. A Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management, Hanna looks after highly innovative high-growth companies, both UK and multinational, from start-up to IPO.
“I’m excited to be heading up La Playa’s corporate division at a time when our specialist sectors Science, Technology and Media are driving the growth in our economy”, said Hanna Beaumont. “It’s all hands-on deck to provide protection for these innovative companies as they push the boundaries of what’s possible - or even imaginable – while legislation and regulation strive to keep up with the pace of change”.
“We’ve enjoyed double-digit growth over a number of years now, and Hanna has been absolutely instrumental in driving this”, says CEO Mark Boon. “As well as being a superb technician, she’s a well-known and widely respected figure in the tech and science hub of Cambridge’s “Silicon Fen” and I’m delighted to have her at the helm of our corporate division”.