- Lockton Re, the reinsurance business of the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, is pleased to announce that Sarah Willmont will be joining as a Senior Broker in October 2023. Sarah will be based in London and will work within the Retrocession & Property Specialty division as well as supporting the London Market and Global production activity.
Commenting on the appointment, Robert Bisset, Chairman of Retrocession & Property Specialty, Bermuda, and Capital Markets, Lockton Re, said “Our global Retrocessional capability continues to expand reflecting our growing client base and their needs. Sarah is a fantastic addition to both the team and Lockton Re as a whole, as she shares our collaborative ethos and enthusiasm for putting clients first. Sarah’s experience within broking and underwriting, coupled with her executive network and personal credentials make Sarah a highly accretive hire for Lockton Re.”
Sarah brings valuable expertise to Lockton Re with over 20 years of experience trading within the London Market. She started her career as a broker at Benfield, latterly evolving into Aon Benfield. Sarah moved into underwriting in 2014 with Canopius and held a number of senior roles, including as an active underwriter and CEO of Canopius UK.
Matt Foreman, Head of Retrocession & Property Specialty, Lockton Re, said “Sarah’s wealth of experience and excellent reputation across both broking and underwriting will enhance our holistic offering to clients and support our expanding global presence in the marketplace. Sarah’s knowledge of the London Market and her strong relationships globally will be a huge asset as we seek to bring best in class advocacy, service, and solutions to clients. We very much look forward to welcoming Sarah to Lockton Re - her arrival will be a timely boost to our capabilities ahead of another complex renewal season.”