November 17th, 2021

Business News, New Hires, Press Releases

BMS announces new terrorism and political violence offering with four new hires

By: Eleanor Markham

BMS, the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the appointment of Harry Simpson to lead their new terrorism and political violence team. The team will report to Chris Ritchie, managing director of international direct & facultative, BMS Group.  

Simpson brings with him more than 19 years’ experience in the terrorism and political violence field. Until he resigned to join BMS he was director and head of terrorism & political violence at Tysers.  At Tysers the team have won the coveted Insurance Insider Rankings Team of the year in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.    

Simpson began his career at Glencairn in 2002 as a broker and worked alongside Chris Ritchie who, at the time, was their head of international property.  

Ritchie said: “BMS has an excellent reputation for offering tailored reinsurance solutions to fit the needs of customers. I have known Harry for many years, and we are delighted that someone of his stellar reputation in Terrorism & Political Violence is joining BMS.”