Board of Directors

Mark Drummond Brady, Executive Chairman
Mark has been with JLT since 1987, joining the GEC in 2006, and appointed Deputy Group CEO in 2014. He is a director of JLT’s US Specialty business, and in February 2017, assumed the roles of CEO JLT Latin America and Chairman of JLT Canada, in addition to his role as Deputy Group CEO.

David Richards, Chief Executive Officer
David joined JLT in 2013 as the specialty leader of Natural Resources in Canada. In January 2014, David was appointed Chief Executive Officer for Canada. David has more than 24 years' experience in the insurance and risk management industry and has held various senior management positions within the insurance broking sector. His client advocacy, management experience and deep knowledge of the Canadian insurance industry is ideally suited to leading JLT Canada, supported by a strong senior management team.

Andrew Bates, Chief Operating Officer
Andrew first joined the company in November of 2016 as the Managing Director of Portfolio Management. He has nearly 30 years of experience working in the insurance industry, having held positions with Willis Towers Watson in the UK and Marsh Canada on the brokerage side. On the insurance company side, Andrew has also worked with RSA in both Canada and the UK, and AVIVA in the UK. As COO, Andrew is responsible for the management of national operations, information technology, national claims, compliance, and programs and portfolio management.

Hugh Crossland, Non-Executive Director 
Hugh Crossland joined JLT Group Plc in January 2011 as the Group Head of M&A. He is currently the Commercial Director for Latin America and Canada, having been appointed to the role in October 2016. Hugh joined JLT from RSA Group Plc, the international insurance company where he worked in a number of roles. He previously worked for BNP Paribas in London with a short spell in Paris and at KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Ray Mattholie, Non-Executive Director
Ray has been a Director of JLT Canada since 2008 and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. His career covers over 40 years in risk management in Canada, the UK, and Asia, including as Group Risk Manager at BT plc and Jardine Matheson Limited. As a Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Company, his role focuses on Corporate Governance and strategic planning. In addition, his risk management experience can provide support on development initiatives, including client and new business opportunities across diverse industries.

George Daddario, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re
George has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of JLT Re since May 2015 and also oversees business development. He started with JLT Re as Chief Operating Officer when JLT closed on the acquisition of Towers Watson Re in November 2013. His 35 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry will lend support to statutory and regulatory compliance and the implementation of human resources strategy. George also acts as Vice Chairman of the JLT Re North America Executive Committee.

Hans Van Heukelum, Non-Executive Director
Hans Van Heukelum joined JLT Specialty USA in June 2015. As COO, he leads commercial operations and the roll-out of JLT’s client service model, as well as being responsible for Carrier Relationship Management. As a Non-Executive Director for JLT Canada’s Board of Directors, his 11 years of experience within the insurance industry, previously from Aon, will ensure linkage between the US and Canadian businesses by providing an operational perspective, given the core similarities between the two businesses.