The Board

Dennis Mahoney
Chairman

Dennis Mahoney

Chairman

Dennis Mahoney became Chairman of the Risk Transfer Group in May 2018. He has over forty years’ experience in the insurance industry and was previously Chairman and CEO of Aon UK with responsibility for all wholesale and reinsurance business including global captive operations. In 2007 was Dennis appointed Chairman of Aon Global and relocated to Bermuda.

Steven Beard
Chief Executive Officer

Steven Beard

Chief Executive Officer

Steven Beard was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in May 2018. Prior to this, Beard most recently served as Group CEO of technology and professional services company, Agilisys, which under his management became one of the largest employee owned businesses within the UK.

Prior to Agilisys, Beard served in a number of senior positions in the UK and the US with global business process and technology company, Xchanging.

James Halow
Investor Director

James Halow

Investor Director

James Halow is a Managing Director of Calera Capital and a member of the General Partner. James joined Calera Capital in 2000. Prior to joining Calera, James worked for Salomon Smith Barney’s Technology Investment Banking Group in San Francisco. While at Salomon, James completed a variety of merger and acquisition transactions and debt and equity financings.

Mark Williamson
Investor Director

Mark Williamson

Investor Director

Mark Williamson is a Managing Partner of Calera Capital and a member of the General Partner. Prior to joining Calera Capital in 1996, Mark was Managing Director at the Harvard Private Capital Group, Inc., where he was a member of a small team responsible for managing a $1.6 billion private equity portfolio. Mr. Williamson was responsible for a number of significant investments across a range of industries. Previously, he was an Associate at ESL Partners, Inc., a private investment partnership pursuing value-oriented investments in private and public equity and debt securities. He began his career at Goldman Sachs International Corporation and McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Mark Winlow
Senior Independent Director

Mark Winlow

Senior Independent Director

Mark Winlow is the Senior Independent Director at RTG and the chairman of its broking subsidiary RFIB. He also chairs insurer Ageas UK, asset backed lender Wellesley Group Investors and employee services provider, Personal Group. He is a director at reinsurer TransRe, Starling Bank and automotive data consolidator, wejo.

Mark has over 35 years’ experience in financial services in the UK and internationally, including as managing director of Zurich’s UK business. As a consultant, Mark was a partner in KPMG, AT Kearney and EY.

Giles Cockerill CBE FIET FBCS
Independent Non-Executive Director

Giles Cockerill CBE FIET FBCS

Independent Non-Executive Director

Giles Cockerill CBE became an independent non-executive director of Risk Transfer Group (then CCP TopCo Ltd) in 2016; he chairs the Risk Committee and the Data & Technology Steering Group. His previous career in government spanned over 30 years, with senior leadership roles in data and technology enabled business transformation. He was appointed CBE in 2014 for Services To Defence, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology and of the British Computer Society.