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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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Distribution of Annual Report & Accounts
Distribution of Annual Report & Accounts

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (AIM:RQIH), the global program underwriting management and legacy acquisitions specialist, is pleased to confirm that its 2018 Annual Report & Accounts have been posted on this website – click here. Click here for the full …

Appointment of Executive Director and Senior Management Changes
Appointment of Executive Director and Senior Management Changes

The Board of Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd., the non-life legacy insurance investor and capacity provider of US and European MGA program business, today announces that Ken Randall is to step down as Group CEO, but will be continuing …

R&Q at AIRMIC 2019
R&Q at AIRMIC 2019

Susan Young, Chief Risk Officer at R&Q, actively participated in the following thought leadership workshops at the recent AIRMIC conference. Susan successfully facilitated a panel discussion made up of industry experts on this topic. Areas covered included the timing of …