Aspen Risk Management appoints chief underwriter for Northern region

Aspen Risk Management has appointed Steve Cheshire as its new head of underwriting in the north of England.

Cheshire, based in Aspen’s new Manchester office, previously worked for AXA and Zurich, and most recently at Allianz, where he was regional underwriting manager for the North since 2000.

He will report to Manchester boss Paul Dooley.

Geoff Crisp, responsible for Aspen Risk Management’s regional offices, said: “From our new base in Manchester, the North of England is a key area of opportunity for Aspen Risk

“Steve is a well-regarded industry figure who will make a strong contribution to building our business in the region, in partnership with our carefully selected panel of brokers.”