Richard Tuplin named Towergate Insurance Brokers CEO


Ardonagh Advisory has announced the appointment of Richard Tuplin as CEO of Towergate Insurance Brokers.

Richard was previously CEO of Ethos Broking, part of Ardonagh’s Advisory platform, having joined Ethos in 2018.

He has worked in independent broking for 18 years including as Managing Director of Jelf Insurance Partnership and regional director of Jelf Insurance Brokers.

At Towergate he will lead 2,800 people across 70 offices providing UK businesses with general insurance, risk management programmes and claims support.

Richard’s appointment follows the departure of Joe Thelwell.

Rob Worrell, CEO of Ardonagh Advisory said: “Richard will be a highly effective leader of the Towergate business. He brings an unwavering commitment to independent broking and a strong pedigree in executing strategy. He has delivered both organic and M&A growth throughout his career, whilst being relentless about continued improvement, in both himself and the businesses he leads. I would like to thank Joe for his significant contribution to Towergate and the wider Ardonagh Group over many years of service.”

Richard Tuplin, CEO of Towergate Insurance Brokers said: “I am delighted to be stepping into the role of CEO of Towergate. The Towergate business is built around a network of regional brokers at the heart of their communities with a loyal client base, loyal people and a good track record of delivery. I am very much looking forward to working with the teams to build an even more successful and exciting business that will go from strength to strength.”