The former head of distribution for Tokio Marine Kiln will be responsible for seeing through Biba’s manifesto campaigns

Biba has appointed Alastair Blundell to the newly created position of head of general insurance.

Blundell was formerly head of distribution at Tokio Marine Kiln Group, and takes up his new role with Biba from today.


(l-r) Graeme Trudgill, Alastair Blundell and Steve White

He will have responsibility for management of general insurance policy work, representing and progressing issues to the Government and media, particularly Biba’s Manifesto campaigns.

Biba chief executive Steve White said as a senior employee from an insurance company Blundell would “add to the rich mix of the Biba team.”

Graeme Trudgill, Biba’s executive director, added: “Alastair has a wealth of experience in the market working with brokers.

“His knowledge and experience will benefit BIBA and its members.

“There are more insurer focused Manifesto points this year and Alastair is the ideal person to help drive these forward.”

Blundell said: “I’m delighted to join Biba, I’ve spent more than 35 years in insurance underwriting both in the UK and internationally. I am looking forward to the challenge of now working with the broking side of the industry to help drive professionalism and standards.”