Steadfast Re, a reinsurance broking joint-venture operation of the Steadfast Group headquartered in Australia with specific collateralised placement expertise, has announced the hiring of Ryan Springall from Risk Frontiers as Director of Treaty reinsurance, Asia Pacific.
Springall was a general manager at Risk Frontiers, a risk management and catastrophe risk modelling solutions provider focused on Asia Pacific perils research and analytics.
Prior to his time at Risk Frontiers, Springall worked as a lead reinsurance broker at Aon Re Tokyo and Australia between 2010 and 2019.
Simon Cloney CEO of Steadfast Re commented on the news, “With John Palmer, Clayton Kasmar in Sydney and Nick Porritt in London we have an excellent, strong group of practitioners with 30+ years of experience and a fantastic group of emerging stars with 4-10 years’ experience.
“We identified an experience gap in our team and felt the business needed some brokers with 10 + years of front line broking expertise. Ryan fills that experience gap. We are really excited he is joining our team. With a focus on new business production both inside Steadfast and across Australia and Asia Pac.”
Steadfast Re has also promoted Sophie Lancaster to Executive Director, who also joins the leadership group at the reinsurance brokerage.
Lancaster has been producing reinsurance business at Steadfast Re for a number of years and is seen as an important member of its placement team.
Brittany Markey has also been promoted, taking on the role of Director, Treaty. Markey has become a permanent member of the Australian business at Steadfast Re, after having returned to Sydney after time working in London.
Steadfast Re is a broker focused on structuring and transactional broking solutions for its clients, working with traditional and capital markets sources of reinsurance capacity.
Steadfast Re has been structuring and executing collateralised reinsurance on a full indemnity basis for clients since 2004.