Damian McNamara on GCP:
Damian has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry covering numerous aspects of the sector including broking, captive management, ILS and risk management. Damian has worked for the HSBC Group, Investec Bank and KPMG and was for many years part of the Artex (nee Kane Group) Insurance Management team as Head of International Business Development. As a subject matter expert he has advised corporate & commercial clients, insurance brokers, Lloyd’s syndicates, MGA’s and insurers on the structure, establishment and running of various offshore risk retention vehicles, including captives, cell companies, side-cars, ILS structures and other capital efficient vehicles. He has extensive knowledge of and experience in, setting up structures in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Labuan, Malta, the PR of China (where he also acted as an adviser on captives to the Chinese Insurance Regulator - the CIRC - in 2015), Singapore and in numerous US states. Currently an independent consultant advising MGAs and Brokers on issues such as capacity, alternative structures and strategy.