DARAG takes Pryde in new group chief risk officer role
Legacy lines acquirer DARAG has appointed Andrew Pryde to the new role of group chief risk officer, subject to regulatory approvals. He will report to group chief executive officer Tom Booth.
He joins from Beazley plc, where he held the chief risk officer role for more than ten years. He brings experience in implementing risk management, capital modelling and exposure management frameworks, as well as undertaking transactional own risk solvency assessments to support decision making. At Beazley, Pryde was also an executive director and board member of the group’s main insurance undertaking, Beazley Furlonge Limited.
Previously he held roles at BHI Digital LLC and Lodestone Security LLC, where he was chairman of the board. He began his career at PwC.
“We are delighted to bring Andrew on board to further strengthen our risk management capabilities throughout DARAG Group,” said Booth. “He has vital global experience in enterprise risk management, capital modelling and exposure management, coupled with excellent commercial awareness, as well as holding strong relationships with regulators. He adds strength in depth to our senior team as we continue to focus on operational efficiency and offering the best possible legacy solutions to our clients.”
Pryde said: “I am thrilled to be joining the executive management team at DARAG. I have been particularly impressed with the skill and expertise of everyone I have met and by the group’s collegiate and inclusive culture that Tom has cultivated.”