Richard Posgate
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Aon Benfield Europe, Middle East and Africa

Richard Posgate serves as Co-CEO of Aon Benfield EMEA, the global reinsurance business of Aon plc, and the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. Prior to this role, he was CEO of Aon Re EMEA from 2006 to 2008, which was prior to the 2008 merger between Aon Re and Benfield. From 2000 to 2006 he was Managing Director of Aon Re International, where he focused on integration and strategy.

From 1995 to 2000, Richard was Managing Director of Aon Re UK, a start-up, UK based reinsurance broker. His early career included being a broker at Greig Fester (UK and Asia division) from 1987-1995 and also as an underwriter based in Asia and the US from 1980 to 1987. He is a graduate of Oxford University.