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The vision to succeed

Whether dealing in life, non-life, Lloyd’s or the London market, insurance firms of all kinds face the challenge of increasing regulatory scrutiny, pressures on margins, and the need to keep pace with the digital-first world.

Digital transformation is no longer a competitive advantage. It’s now table stakes for competing in a word where platform-based business models and ecosystems are fast becoming the future of the industry. The insurance firms of tomorrow are increasingly becoming technology companies that sell or distribute insurance, and this adds immense pressure to secure the best talent with the vision, the commercial know-how, and the traditional industry knowledge needed to succeed.

Our service offering

To find out more about our service offering

Get in touch with Ben Johnson for your InsurTech hiring needs
Get in touch with Nick Roscoe for your Insurance hiring needs

Finding, assessing, and developing the Insurance leaders of the future

Our aim is to become the number one provider of transformational talent solutions to the Insurance industry by helping organisations think differently about their requirements. We combine industry expertise and data-led insights with strategic thinking to help our clients drive innovation, customer-centricity, and diversity and inclusion.

Whatever your talent challenge, our extensive network of experience change management experts and seasoned senior executives means that we can help.

We have the global reach and depth of expertise you need to find, assess and develop the insurance leaders of the future.  Whether you need a short-term interim solution, support with transformational change, help finding the perfect executive candidate, or executive coaching and development for your leadership team, we can help you find the perfect solution for your needs.


While InsurTech investment continues to hit record levels, the nature of that investment is becoming more selective. What does this mean for the future talent needs of the sector?

Insurance Outlook 2023

The Insurance Outlook 2023 gives you the insights you need to help you attract and retain the right senior level talent to drive your business strategy this year.

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The Biggest ESG Opportunities For The Global Insurance Industry

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Diversity & Inclusion: finding the best candidate for the role

At Sheffield Haworth, every talent engagement includes a focus on diversity and inclusion. You need the best person for the role, and our approach helps to mitigate selection bias and emphasises the value of diversity of thought. When you need the best talent, we help you find it – whatever their background.

Our Diversity Partners in Insurance

Our Specialists

Ben Johnson

Managing Director

Nick Roscoe

Managing Director

Justin Gault

Managing Director

Abhishek Vats

Managing Director and Head of Middle East

Gareth Burden

Gareth Burden


Our Insights

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Promoting Social Mobility and Diversity in the Financial Services Sector: Key Insights and Imperatives

Last month, I was very fortunate to participate in a thought-provoking HR forum alongside esteemed…

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Key Senior Hiring Trends Within Global Insurance, March 2023

Welcome to our global insurance senior hires trends update, featuring interactive charts and a deeper dive into selected hires and internal moves over the last month.

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UK Insurance Market Talent Report – Q1, 2023

The first three months of 2023 have been relatively muted in terms of demand for new senior talent.

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