Lockton UK appoints Paul Jones to lead dedicated Parametrics Practice in UK and Europe

Lockton, the world’s largest independent insurance broker, has appointed Paul Jones as Head of Parametric Solutions (UK & Europe) within its Property & Casualty (P&C) Specialties division. In his new role Jones will be responsible for developing and growing Lockton’s Parametric proposition, working across their entire Specialty businesses and in close collaboration with their other Parametric and Alternative Risk Transfer specialists in Latin America, USA, AsiaPac and the UK.

Jones brings a wealth of leadership experience, industry knowledge and expertise to Lockton. He joins from Descartes Underwriting where he served as Commercial Director for the UK and Ireland. He previously served over 10 years at AXA XL in a variety of roles.

At Lockton, Jones will report into Andrzej Danyluk, Head of International Property, and Diego Monsalve, who serves as LatAm Head of Parametric Solutions.

Andrzej Danyluk comments: “We are delighted to welcome Paul to Lockton, to build our European Parametric business. Paul is considered an industry leader in this field and his arrival will provide us with the platform to enhance our offering to both existing and prospective clients around the globe. This is a huge area of opportunity for Lockton and, as a result of growing demand in our Specialty businesses, Paul’s knowledge, experience and creativity will further enhance our ability to serve clients in an ever-evolving risk landscape. As Lockton continues to grow its international presence, this gives us greater ability to work seamlessly with our teams around the world to support our clients and partners by creating new products, supported by the best analytics and executed in a growing global marketplace.”

Paul Jones comments: “I am thrilled to be joining Lockton to develop its Parametric proposition to clients. It is a really exciting time to come on board and I look forward to working with Lockton’s specialists across the globe to develop the most innovative solutions for clients. The opportunities for growth are unparalleled and I am excited to build on the team’s momentum. I can’t wait to get started.”