Spring Insure announce Tristan Sargeaunt as new Group CEO

Specialist financial and commercial lines MGA, Spring Insure, has revealed that Tristan Sargeaunt will take over as Group CEO from co-founder, Nathan Sewell.

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Warren Lewis
4th January 2023
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Throughout his 18-year career, Tristan has gained a reputation as a leading expert in Professional Indemnity, Crime, Directors & Officers and Cyber insurance and held the role of Managing Director at specialist Lloyd’s of London insurance broker, Protean Risk, where he oversaw the continued growth of the business within the financial services sector. When he first joined Protean, Tristan established the firm’s Fintech and Payment Services team with responsibility for servicing all types of fintech and technology firms.

Tristan takes over from co-founder, Nathan Sewell, who has successfully steered the MGA since its launch in November 2020. His leadership has seen the business navigate a number of successful transformations including several acquisitions, the launch of a European division in Dublin and a rebrand from Spring Partners to Spring Insure. Nathan will be remaining at Spring Insure as a board director.

The MGA has ambitious plans to further grow its product lines and add to its team of dedicated specialist underwriters – a key aim for Tristan in 2023. The company prides itself on its entrepreneurial spirit and provides exciting opportunities for those who join.

Tristan Sargeaunt, Spring Insure Group CEO, commented: “Spring Insure is such an exciting MGA. I love the firm’s culture and entrepreneurial drive and it’s great to be joining such a highly experienced and successful team. We have ambitious plans for 2023, expanding our product lines and exploring new underwriting opportunities to meet the needs of our brokers. With the constant evolution of technology in commerce, we are discovering new risks year on year and, given Spring’s agility and dynamism, we are quick to respond with innovative underwriting to suit.

“We will also be adding to our team of experts in 2023, recruiting insurance specialists from both broker and insurer backgrounds, which is where Spring Insure sets itself apart from the rest of the market. Our diverse team can successfully cater to the needs of brokers and insurers because we have knowledge and experience of both.”

Nathan Sewell, Spring Insure Co-founder, added: “Tristan is the consummate professional and well-respected in the industry. I feel proud to be handing the reins to him. With his experience of building new teams and moving into new markets, I know he’s the perfect person to take Spring Insure to the next stage of its development.”

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