Being an insatiable socialite, Penny Black is always eager to probe the personalities behind the professional veneer of her industry friends. What better way to squeeze in and share as many intimate revelations as possible than her very own ‘speed meeting’ column? This week it’s the turn of LV’s Michael Lawrence
What was your first ever job - and were you any good at it? Putting up a market stall first thing, working it all day, and then taking it down - terribly cold in the winter, so I got very fast at assembling...
Towergate has appointed Neil Pearce as managing director of Towergate London market.
Four fraudsters have each landed themselves a sixth month jail sentence after taking part in a ‘crash for cash’ scam.
Cunningham Lindsey has appointed Tobias Walter as managing director of its German operations. He replaces Dr Ulrich Mann.
Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley is working to ensure its Irish reinsurance business gains access to the European market, even if Lloyd's loses its pass-porting rights.