Stuart Reid joins Qlaims as Non-Executive Director
Insurtech MGA, Qlaims, today announces that well known broking figure and spokesperson, Stuart Reid, joins as a non-executive director.
Stuart has spent over 35 years in the industry as CEO at Stuart Alexander, CEO & Executive Chair at Bluefin and CEO of UK Retail at A J Gallagher. He has also had many industry roles as Deputy Chair of the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) and Chair of BIBA’s Large Broker Committee. He was also Vice President of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Chair of the CII Broking Faculty. Roles that have given him both an interest and a view on the industry more widely. He currently holds roles as Chair at Partners& and Pikl, and as a Non-Executive Director at Harbour Underwriting. He also writes a monthly opinion piece for Insurance Times.
Qlaims provides loss recovery insurance to businesses and consumers via brokers. Through its subsidiary QlaimsTech, it offers complementary, supporting services aimed at streamlining and improving customer experience when making a claim.
Commenting on his appointment, Stuart said “I’m excited to join Liz and the team at such a pivotal moment in the company’s evolution. When approached for this role it took no time at all to appreciate this is a company with massive potential, and I will do my very best to help Qlaims realise it. I join a strong Board and put simply, I cannot wait to get started”
Talking about the appointment, Liz Latter, CEO of Qlaims said “I’m thrilled Stuart has joined us. He brings a strong broking acumen to our NED team, providing us with balance and increased expertise across the Board. I’m looking forward to working with Stuart and hearing his views on how we can support brokers and their clients with their claims. His insights will be valuable to us as we grow and broaden our propositions.”
Qlaims’ Chairman, Simon Cooter, added that “‘I’m delighted that Stuart has agreed to join the Board of Qlaims. He’ll bring huge experience, know-how, and energy to the business and I’m really looking forward to working with him on the next stage of our Qlaims journey”.