Price Forbes launches US Healthcare practice following major hires

15 October 2019

Price Forbes has launched a US Healthcare practice headed up by market veterans Paul Voller and David Fairbank.

Based out of London the practice will predominantly focus on the US healthcare sector arranging insurance, captive reinsurance and treaty protection for clients, complimented by placements for cyber protection. Managing Director Paul Voller will lead the practice with David Fairbank as Executive Director.

The move marks a substantial expansion of Price Forbes’ Healthcare practice. Non-US international healthcare will continue to be headed up by Tomer Karni, Executive Director.

Paul Voller has 45 years’ market experience and most recently served as Chairman of Healthcare Risk Partners, part of JLT Group. Prior to that Paul was Head of Division, Healthcare, at Lloyd & Partners. David Fairbank, who has worked with Paul for the last 25 years, also has over 40 years’ market experience and was previously a Senior Partner at Healthcare Risk Partners and Lloyd & Partners.

The full team includes Keeley Baker, Sirkka-Maija Kariluoma-Boom, executive assistant Kerrie McGilly and Geoff Dixon who brings marking leading expertise for cyber related risks within the Healthcare arena.

Paul Voller commented: “The healthcare liability market is an increasingly challenging environment for clients to navigate their way through following years of competitive rates set against a backdrop of notable losses in the medical malpractice arena. We are now entering a phase of hardening rates, scrutiny on retentions and coverage and capacity being managed. Price Forbes’ leading profile in the independent sector represents an ideal choice for us and for clients. Our team’s vast experience and market knowledge combined with Price Forbes’ independence is just what clients need.”

James Masterton, CEO Price Forbes, said: “Our goal is to continue to offer expanded services in the Specialty sector and so I am delighted to welcome this new team. Their vast experience and extensive contacts across this increasingly challenging sector will quickly help our clients.”

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