Barnett Waddingham expands general insurance services with appointment of experienced consultant

Barnett Waddingham, a leading independent UK professional services consultancy, has appointed experienced consultant, Alpesh Patel to work with a growing client base across general insurance services.

As a core element of Barnett Waddingham, Alpesh joins the insurance consulting practice to provide advice and support to general insurance clients with their actuarial and risk management needs. He has a particular interest in using data visualisation as a way to facilitate Board engagement and increase understanding. He is currently taking part in the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries Certificate in Data Science programme.

With a breadth of experience in the general insurance industry, Alpesh was previously at Neon Managing Agent where he led the internal model validation exercises and delivered the risk management framework. His experience across capital modelling and reserving, both at a regulator and in-house, enables him to understand the needs of his clients and work with them to develop tailor-made solutions that meet regulatory requirements.

"Alpesh has demonstrated throughout his career an attitude that fits perfectly with our natural instinct to go beyond the expected and do what’s best for our clients."
Scott Eason Partner, Barnett Waddingham

Alpesh Patel, Associate at Barnett Waddingham, said: “It is well known that there have been significant changes in the general insurance market in recent times, particularly within Lloyd’s and the London Market. With signs pointing to a turn into a traditional hard market across most classes of business, I am pleased to join a team with rich industry experience to support clients navigate through these challenging and uncertain times.

“Barnett Waddingham’s culture as a company and as an insurance consultancy practice stands us out from the crowd in this industry; we will continue to be provide valued advice to organisations to help them seize opportunities in the ever-changing market.”

Scott Eason, Partner and Head of Insurance Consultancy at Barnett Waddingham, said: “We consistently strive to produce quality bespoke services to each of our clients and to build strong long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial. We have seen a significant increase in client demand as a direct result of achieving these goals and the appointment of Alpesh will give us the ability to continue delivering bespoke services to this growing client base.

“Alpesh has demonstrated throughout his career an attitude that fits perfectly with our natural instinct to go beyond the expected and do what’s best for our clients.”

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