Gordon Newman, Chairman

Gordon is a well-known and highly respected figure in the Lloyd’s Market. He founded Newman Martin and Buchan LLP in 1987 and oversaw its development as one of the most successful independent Lloyd’s Brokers, specialising in Energy, Marine and Coverholder business.

The NMB Group was sold to Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (later rebranded as the Ed. Group) in 2013, where Gordon became C.E.O. of the combined Lloyd’s Broker businesses. Subsequently Gordon joined Bishopsgate Insurance Brokers Limited as Executive Chairman, where he became Head of the Ardonagh Group’s Specialty Division which includes Bishopsgate and Price Forbes Limited. He retired from Ardonagh in 2018. Gordon is a founding partner of Newman Pearce & Partners (Holding) LLP.