Insurance Times has appointed its first ever editorial advisory board. The board will meet four times a year to help the editorial team with the strategic direction of the magazine.

The board includes: Marsh UK chief executive Michael Hammond; Benfield Greig chief executive Grahame Chilton; International Underwriting Association chief executive Marie-Louise Rossi; Royal & SunAlliance UK chief executive Paul Spencer; Hill House Hammond managing director Eric Galbraith; Groupama UK chairman and chief executive Tony Lancaster; GAB Robins chief executive Clive Nicholls; Alexander Forbes deputy chairman John Percy-Davis; Beachcroft Wansboroughs senior partner Lord Hunt; Biba chief executive Mike Williams; Zurich Financial Services chief executive for general insurance and banking Patrick O'Sullivan; and ABI deputy director general Stephen Sklaroff.