Captive International Cayman Awards: captive manager (individual)

Winner: Kevin Poole, deputy managing director, Artex

Highly commended: Paul Macey, president, USA Risk

Highly commended: Adrian Lynch, managing director, Aon

Kevin Poole is deputy managing director at Artex Risk Solutions. He was client services director at Kane before its insurance operations were acquired by Artex in 2016. Voters in the survey commented on Poole’s depth of knowledge about the industry, while one respondent described him as “low key and disarming, but sharper than 95 percent of people in the business.”

Paul Macey serves as president of USA Risk Group. He joined the company in 2005 as senior vice president and was promoted to president of the Cayman office in July 2009. In 2019, he led a management buyout of the company and was appointed president. Respondents cited his vast experience and knowledge as setting him apart from many on the Island.

Adrian Lynch was appointed the managing director of Aon Insurance Managers (Cayman) in March 2014. Prior to joining Aon Cayman he spent seven years as the CEO of a private client advisory group, offering private placement life insurance structures. Respondents noted his excellent networking abilities and industry knowledge, as well as the quality of the local team supporting him.