John LentaigneGlobal Head of Credit & Political Risk at Tysers
John Lentaigne is the Global Head of Credit and Political Risk at Tysers Insurance Brokers. He joined Tysers in August 2020, bringing over 16 years of experience in the credit and political risk sphere, as well as prior entrepreneurial experience.
Prior to joining Tysers, John was appointed Acting CEO of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) in June 2019. This followed his role as the Chief Underwriting Officer of ATI, a position he assumed in late 2016. During 2018, ATI underwrote US$4.8 billion of exposure and registered a 48% increase in Gross Written Premium.
Prior to ATI, John was the Co-Head of Political & Credit Risks at Brit, one of the largest syndicates at Lloyds. He helped to establish Brit’s presence in this area and built out Brit’s team to rapidly become one of the most competitively positioned London market participants.
Prior to working at Brit, John had established a strong underwriting reputation at both AXIS, Chubb and XL Catlin in both London and Bermuda. He holds a Master of Modern History degree from Oxford University.