Lee Chelton to report to MD Kevin Pallett

Lee Chelton, Aspen

UK commercial insurer Aspen Risk Management Ltd (ARML) has hired former Hiscox underwriter Lee Chelton as head of regional professional indemnity.

Chelton will be based in Aspen’s Bristol office and report to managing director Kevin Pallett.

Chelton spent 11 years at Hiscox, most recently as a senior development underwriter. During his 30-year career, he has also held positions at Sun Alliance, Dominion Insurance and Independent Insurance.

Commenting on Chelton’s appointment, Pallett said: “I am delighted to welcome Lee to the team. His appointment is part of our overall strategy to expand the range of products and services that we offer to our selected broker panel, providing them with an exclusive, genuine alternative to the competition.”

ARML is part of Bermuda-based (re)insurance group Aspen Insurance Holdings.