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Michael Smith

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Michael Smith is a solicitor, having spent his professional career at City solicitors Titmuss Sainer & Webb (now international law firm Dechert) of which he was senior partner from 1990 to 1998, retiring from legal practice in 2001.

He was a corporate lawyer, having specialised from the mid 1980s in the London and international insurance markets, with a concentration on capital transactions of all types.

He has been a non-executive director of a number of Lloyd’s Agencies, including ACE Underwriting Agencies Limited from 1998 until 2004, when he joined the main board of Brit Insurance Holdings plc, until stepping down in February 2010.

In 2004, he was appointed as an independent non-executive director of R&Q Managing Agency Limited (formerly Cavell Managing Agency Limited).

In May 2010, he resigned as non-executive director of R&Q Managing Agency Limited to take on the role of Chairman of the Underwriting Management Division of the Company. He is also involved as a trustee of a number of UK charities.

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Anjema claims R&Q ‘legends’ title
Anjema claims R&Q ‘legends’ title

Last night Laurens Jan Anjema beat defending champion David Palmer to win the Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash tournament. Palmer (Australia) won the opening game, but Anjema (Holland) fought back to take the next three games and clinch the title in an entertaining …

Acquisition of Western Captive Insurance Company DAC
Acquisition of Western Captive Insurance Company DAC

Further to its announcement on 2 October 2018, Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (‘R&Q’) is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Ireland to complete the acquisition of the entire issued share …

Listing of Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Notes
Listing of Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Notes

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (AIM:RQIH) (the “Company”), the global program underwriting management and legacy acquisitions specialist, is pleased to announce that application has been made to the Irish Stock Exchange plc, trading as Euronext Dublin (“Euronext Dublin”) for …