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Benedict Reid

Ernst & Young LLP UK Partner and Specialty Insurance Leader

Advisor to the specialty insurance market. Focused on its modernization and growth. Passionate about developing inclusive & innovative culture. Married with two kids.

Ben leads the specialty insurance market sector in Ernst & Young LLP, United Kingdom. His focus areas include commercial insurers, reinsurers and brokers who together form this market segment. He leads the organization’s go-to-market capability for these clients.

As a Management Consultant, Ben is experienced in the design and delivery of strategic and operational change initiatives for insurance clients.

From 2015-2016, Ben was seconded as the first Chief Executive of the London Market Group, which is the representative body for 350 firms operating in the £60b London insurance market. He has also recently been seconded to a major insurance organization as Director of Strategy in the Office of the CEO.  

He has an MA in History from Queens' College, University of Cambridge, and worked previously for a Member of the UK Parliament.

How Ben is building a better working world

“I am supporting the modernization and growth of the specialty insurance industry, which provides insurance coverage for the most complex risks faced by businesses and individuals around the world. I also lead EY’s input to public policy for general insurance, with a particular focus on how the UK insurance market can develop and grow after Brexit.”

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