Andy Wakefield to join Lockton Re Marine & Energy Division later this year

LONDON, June 10th, 2024 – Lockton Re, the reinsurance business of the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, is pleased to announce that Andy Wakefield will be joining as a Senior Broker in the Marine & Energy division later this year and will be based in London.

Commenting on the appointment Martin Stephenson, Head of Marine & Energy, Lockton Re said, “Andy is an excellent hire for Lockton Re and a great fit for our dynamic culture and collaborative way of working. He has a great reputation in the Marine & Energy reinsurance market and the team look forward to welcoming him later this year. As our client base continues to expand, we are growing the depth and breadth of our capability by hand selecting talent to fit with our true focus on clients, markets and colleagues”.

Andy has been a Marine and Energy Reinsurance broker for 34 years, most recently at Aon Reinsurance where he sat on the Marine Executive committee and drove new business production. Andy started his career at Tysers and has also spent time at Benfield subsequently Aon Benfield, as well as spending time at Willis Re.

Jerry Ridge, Chairman, Marine & Energy division, Lockton Re, concludes, “Attracting leading market talent like Andy to the team is a testament to the great reputation and culture at Lockton Re. We could not be happier with the progress we have made as a division, and as a global business, the important work we have undertaken for our clients and the global team we have built of outstanding expertise. We all look forward to working with Andy as we continue to go from strength to strength”.