Alastair Blades

Chief Executive Officer

Alastair was appointed CEO of W/R/B Underwriting in 2013.

His career in insurance started in 1986, working across departments for a Lloyd’s syndicate. An extensive development programme sent Alastair broking in London and New York. He spent 15 years at Beazley as a Senior Underwriter, underwriting the worldwide commercial property account. This account became recognised as one of the strongest commercial property accounts built at Lloyd’s.

Alastair joined W.R. Berkley in 2009 as CUO to lead the Underwriting Strategy and delivery for the newly formed Lloyd’s Syndicate 1967. In 2013, Alastair was appointed President/CEO of W.R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limited, known as W/R/B Underwriting. Alastair is also a Board Director.

Executive Assistant
Ruby Karatziola
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