Devine will replace Peter Bristow who is leaving the business

Gallagher Heath has appointed Tim Devine as managing director of its public sector and education practice.

Since joining Arthur J Gallagher from Aon in August 2009, Tim has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of the specialist practice and part of the core management team.

He also played a role in Arthur J Gallagher’s appointment to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium in March 2012.

Arthur J Gallagher head of speciality for UK retail Nick Sharp said: “Tim has been an integral part of this highly successful, expert team for more than four years.

“Having decided to specialise in public sector insurance solutions 13 years ago, and since playing such a central role in the practice’s major successes, no one is better qualified to lead the unit through its next phase of innovative and ambitious development.

“His appointment will further consolidate our position as a leading provider of risk and insurance services to public sector and education organisations across the UK.”

Tim Devine replaces Peter Bristow who is leaving the business to pursue other opportunities.