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Advent Insurance Management’s global team has amassed over 200 years of experience in international insurance markets.

We also have vast experience within the London market and delegated underwriting insurance sector which assists our clients in understanding their issues and developing solutions to their individual needs.

Global and UK

Canada

David Riddell

T. +1 780 850 7719
E. david.riddell@advent.claims

17958 – 106 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5S 1V4

Australia

Ross Littlewood

T. +61 (0)2 9274 3030
E. ross.littlewood@advent.claims

Level 21, Australia Square
264 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Continental Europe

Paul Bermingham

M. +44 (0)7748 678655
E. paul.bermingham@adventinsurancemanagement.com

Van Ameyde is Advent.Claims’ strategic partner in Europe. Employing 1,500 professionals and operating from offices in 24 countries, Van Ameyde provides customised Claims and Risk Management solutions to insurers, brokers, fleet operators, risk managers and captives across continental Europe
www.vanameyde.com

Global and UK

Jerry McArthur

Managing Director

With over 25 years’ senior executive experience in the UK, US and continental European insurance markets, Jerry is a specialist in transforming insurance service businesses. He joined Advent from FTI Consulting where he founded and led its London-based EMEA insurance practice. Before that Jerry founded Claims Management Group Ltd (CMGL), developing it into an organisation generating revenues of over $60m and employing 450 staff.


M. +44 (0)7545 845083
E. jerry.mcarthur@advent.claims

Jerry M<span>c</span>Arthur

Paul Bermingham

Director

A highly regarded insurance claims professional and MBA, Paul has 27 years’ experience in the London, national and global insurance markets.  With proven strategic account management ability at Fortune 1000 level, Paul has grown and managed multinational outsourced claims business and exceeded commercial goals and has a consistent track record in improving profitability through operational and business process improvement projects.


M. +44 (0)7748 678 655
E. paul.bermingham@advent.claims

Paul Bermingham

Parminder Kaur

Director

For over 18 years Parminder has supported major IT and business transformation programmes in the Lloyd’s and London insurance markets. She has designed end-to-end business operations for many major insurers, and led the analysis and design of a global insurer’s transformation programme across 40 countries. Parminder is a strategic thinker and pragmatic in approach of delivering change. She brings a wealth of strategic business and IT knowledge, which enables clients to attain optimal outcomes.


M. +44 (0)787 233 5092
E. Parminder.kaur@adventinsurancemanagement.com

Parminder Kaur

Paul Argent

Director

Paul has 30 years insurance experience primarily within the claims environment, working for insurers, claims TPAs and service providers. He founded a niche consulting business in 2010 providing guidance and support to the London Market insurance community working with both start-ups and existing insurers. In addition to working on governance within todays regulatory framework he has conducted numerous audits, conduct risk reviews and consulting assignments in the delegated authority space.

T. + 44 (0) 333 444 4500
M. +44 (0)7887 726 067
E. paul.argent@advent.claims

Paul Argent

Barry Milchem

Finance and Operations Director

With 35 years experience in finance and operational roles, Barry has extensive ‘hands-on’ experience in all aspects of the insurance process chain. Barry is a qualified accountant and Prince 2 Practitioner who has built on his finance background and moved into front-line operations and risk/control environments. Within Broker, carrier and outsourcing/service environments, Barry has managed businesses in multiple location; completed target operating model design and implementation; completed strategic and operational design of service models to reflect optimisation (lean six sigma), remediation, stabilisation and growth; in addition to managing day to day service delivery.

T. + 44 (0) 333 444 4500
M. +44 (0)7887 726 065
E. barry.milchem@advent.claims

Barry Milchem

Scott Smeaton

Director, Advent Law

Scott is responsible for Advent Law, our UK ABS legal business unit managing pre and post litigation work. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 having worked for a number of years in the insurance industry including Iron Trades, Endsleigh and AGF prior to that. Before joining Advent Law he has since worked for a number of major insurance legal practices.


M. +44 (0)7468 426570
E. scott.smeaton@advent.claims

Andrew Monks

Director, Advent Law

Andrew is a director of Advent Law. Previously, he was an associate Partner at DWF in Manchester having joined the firm in 2009. Andrew had day to day responsibility for managing a team of 15 in the Manchester Motor group.


M. +44 (0)7802 776675
E. andrew.monks@advent.claims

Canada

David Riddell

Director, Canada

David has over 28 years’ experience in the claims industry, holding senior management roles with a large national claims firm and as a Principal of a regional claims adjusting firm. Dave oversees all Operational and Business Development activities for Advent Claims in Canada. He regularly handles Large Commercial Property, Liability and Specialty Lines exposures well in excess of $1,000,000. He has extensive experience with Builders Risk, Wrap Up Liability, Professional Liability, Commercial Property, General Liability, Environmental and Transportation Claims


M. +1 780 850 7719
E. david.riddell@advent.claims

Reid Townsend

Claims Manager

Reid oversees the day to day operations of our Edmonton and Red Deer offices, includi ng the work the adjusting staff. He regularly handles Large Commercial and Residential Property and Liability claims over $1,000,000. Prior to joining Advent, he has held various adjuster positions, Regional Manager and Claims Manager positions with Red River Valley Mutual, Allianz Canada and ING Western Union. Reid is a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB).


M. +1 780 443 1185
E. reid.townsend@advent.claims

Australia

Ross Littlewood

Director

Ross is a practicing Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in both Economics and Law. With nearly 40 years of experience in the Australian general insurance industry Ross specializes in the administration of reinsurance and insurance companies in Australia.
Ross holds several positions in relation to the entities he is responsible for under the Insurance Act, 1973 and Corporations Act.

T. +61 (0)2 9274 3030
E. ross.littlewood@advent.claims

Michelle Drake

Manager

With over 25 years’ experience of both UK and Australian general insurance markets Michelle appreciates the complexities of operating in a tough market. As an accountant Michelle understands the needs of companies both from a technical finance and regulatory perspective but relishes the challenge of integrating systems with the aim of achieving compliance and customer satisfaction.

T. +61 (0)2 9274 3020
E. michelle.drake@advent.claims

Continental Europe

Van Ameyde is Advent.Claims’ strategic partner in Europe. Employing 1,500 professionals and operating from offices in 24 countries, Van Ameyde provides customised Claims and Risk Management solutions to insurers, brokers, fleet operators, risk managers and captives across continental Europe
www.vanameyde.com

For further information, please contact

Paul Bermingham

M. +44 (0)7748 678 655 
E. paul.bermingham@adventinsurancemanagement.com

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