Lockton Announces Strategic Hire in its North American Construction Casualty Business

Lockton, the world’s largest independent insurance broker, is proud to announce the appointment of Oliver Ross as Senior Vice President within the Construction team with immediate effect. Ross, who is based in London, will enhance Lockton’s position as a global leader in construction insurance advisory.

Lockton’s London-based Real Estate and Construction business has grown significantly in the past twelve months and now includes more than 200 Partners and Associates across Europe.

Ross joins from Arch Re Europe where he served as Underwriting Director, Casualty Facultative. Prior to this, he held senior casualty underwriting roles at General Reinsurance Corporation and Liberty Specialty Markets and began his insurance career as a US Casualty broker with Price Forbes.

Richard Owen, Partner at Lockton Companies LLP and Head of Real Estate and Construction, said, “Our business has become a market leader by constantly raising the bar for client services and expertise led solutions. Oliver is the ideal candidate to enhance our North American Construction Casualty business, and our clients will benefit from his extensive experience. We look forward to continuing to build capabilities and innovating to meet client needs in a constantly changing construction environment.”

Oliver Ross said, “The range of risks which construction clients face continues to grow and providing them with the support needed to navigate this landscape increasingly requires expert, creative solutions. This is the foundation of Lockton’s business. I have known and admired Lockton and their Construction team for some time and I am delighted to be joining their North American Construction Casualty Business.”