Insurance Advisory Partners expands senior team with Clive Buesnel hire

Insurance Advisory Partners expands senior team with Clive Buesnel hire 150 150 Haggie Partners

Insurance Advisory Partners, the boutique investment bank focussed exclusively on insurance, insurance services and the insurtech industry, today announces the appointment of industry veteran Clive Buesnel as Managing Partner International, effective mid-October. He will be based in London and report to co-founders Tony Ursano and David Kimmel. 7th

Buesnel joins following a decorated career spanning more than three decades in operational and strategic senior leadership roles in the UK and global insurance markets. He will work closely with fellow IAP Partner Bhaven Pathak to drive and execute Insurance Advisory Partners’ international strategy covering UK, EU and other key international territories.

Buesnel joins from Tysers Insurance Brokers where he served as CEO, before which he was a Senior Partner, Vice Chairman and UK Head of Insurance at Deloitte. Prior to this he was CEO of Jubilee Insurance (a Lloyd’s Managing Agency) and spent ten years at Xchanging, where he was a founding member and Executive Director of its insurance business. Before that Clive held senior positions at Andersen Consulting and Mars, Inc., has worked in the UK, North America, Latin America, France, Germany and Switzerland and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.

Ursano said: “Clive needs no introduction as an insurance expert and industry veteran, whose highly impressive network, expertise, experience, and strategic insight will be significant as we continue to develop in the UK, EU and beyond. I am genuinely excited to welcome him to Insurance Advisory Partners and his appointment brings us closer to our ambition of building a business that sets the standard for M&A and capital-raising advice for the insurance, insurance services and insurtech industries on both sides of the Atlantic.”

Kimmel said: “We are building a business with a clear purpose: to provide world-class M&A and capital-raising advice to insurers and insurance-related businesses. Our ability to attract celebrated and proven talent such as Clive is essential to achieving that. I greatly look forward to working with him and would also like to extend a very warm welcome to Insurance Advisory Partners.”

Buesnel said: “I am extremely excited to be joining the exceptional team at Insurance Advisory Partners at this time. Offering unsurpassed expertise and unparalleled insight into the world of M&A and capital-raising, IAP has quickly established itself as a benchmark-setting advisory firm that’s ideally positioned to benefit businesses across the US, UK and international insurance markets. I know Tony and David well and am greatly look forward to working with them, along with Bhaven in London, and the entire IAP team at such an exciting stage in the company and the market’s development. My objective will be to support the delivery of an amazing client experience that is at the heart of the IAP value proposition and what I passionately believe in”.