Aon Risk Solutions | Professional Services - Leadership
Gerard R Guterl II , Chief Executive Officer
New York, USA
Jerry leads Aon Risk Solutions' Professional Services practice globally. He
continues to actively place and service large law firm and consulting firm
business, with a special emphasis on “difficult-to-place” risks. Jerry has over
24 years of insurance brokerage experience. For the past 18 years, he has
focused solely on the insurance needs of professional service firms. Prior to
joining Aon, Jerry specialized in large casualty risks and global placements.
Barry Mathews, Senior Managing Director
Barry has global responsibility for the depth and quality of the services
provided by the Professional Services practice. Barry's career has primarily
been focused on the risks of large, international professional services
organizations. As a broker and risk consultant, he has specialized in the
assessment of complex risks, as well as the development of innovative risk
financing products for professionals. Prior to joining Aon in 1998, Barry served
as a Managing Director with Minet Risk Services and as a risk consultant for an
international risk consulting - insurance adjusting organization.
Ian Hutchinson, Senior Managing Director
Hutch as he likes to be known, has over thirty years' experience servicing the
risk management needs of professional service firms, with a particular focus on
Errors & Omissions coverage. He spent the first ten years of his career as a
Lloyds broker in London, relocating to the United States in 1992. First in New
York City and then in 2001, he opened the Chicago Professions office.
In addition to managing the Chicago office, he has responsibility for overseeing
the global commercial strategy of the practice which includes sales and marketing.
Hutch also remains involved in providing strategic insight and placement advice to
Aon's large law firm portfolio of clients.
David Powell, Senior Managing Director and Chief Broking Officer
New York, USA
As Chief Broking Officer, David has responsibility for Professional Services market relationships.
He leads and manages Professional Services broking resources and trading hubs (i.e. London, Bermuda &
New York). David is also the Executive Sponsor of the group's Design and Consulting firm segment.
Before his relocation to New York in October, 2013, David was the Business Unit Leader of
Professional Services office in London. Prior to joining Aon in 1999, David spent 9 years working for Johnson &
Higgins, where he focused on professional liability client advisory and placement services.
David began his career as an underwriter with Zurich Insurance Company, before moving to
the brokerage side of the business with J.H. Minet & Company.