Q&A: Max Carter, New Dawn Risk

Max Carter, CEO of New Dawn Risk

Formed in 2008, professional risks and financial lines specialist broker New Dawn Risk grew to handle £81m of premium last year. It started 2021 by looking to target UK regional brokers for the first time. Founder Max Carter reviews the growth of the company, the state of the market and explains why now is the right time for the firm’s new division.

How did you come to set up New Dawn Risk?

I had a failed attempt at setting up an insurance business in the dotcom space in 1999 [Iwix, an internet based wholesale insurance exchange for specialty

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