Lockton Re hired an executive who will focus on Global Retrocession & Property Specialty, Bermuda and Market Capital. Guy Carpenter & Company appointed a new Head of UK & Ireland Motor and Associated Casualty.


Lockton Re hired Robert Bisset as Chairman, Global Retrocession & Property Specialty, Bermuda and Market Capital. The position is subject to regulatory approval.

Robert Bisset

Bisset will also become a member of Lockton Re’s Global Executive Committee.

Bisset was most recently Strategic Growth Leader for Aon Reinsurance U.K. focused on driving Business Development across Aon’s London based global businesses in addition to his Retrocessional client responsibilities. He began his career at EW Blanch in 1994 in the U.S., eventually joining the EW Blanch Capital Markets division which took him to London in 1998.

In 2002, he transferred to Bermuda to assist in the creation of Benfield’s new Bermuda platform and later became CEO of the Benfield, then Aon Benfield, Bermuda office. Robert relocated to London in 2013 and ran Aon’s Global ReSpecialty (GRS) team as CEO from 2014 to 2019.


Guy Carpenter & Company appointed Paul Gressier as Managing Director and Head of UK & Ireland Motor and Associated Casualty, effective August 9, 2021.

Paul Gressier

In this newly created role, Gressier will be responsible for leading Guy Carpenter’s motor and associated casualty activities across the region, capitalizing on the company’s analytical capabilities and local market knowledge to develop and structure comprehensive, client-focused reinsurance solutions. Based in London, he will report to Dean Jenner who leads the UK & Ireland Property and Casualty business at Guy Carpenter.

Gressier has been providing motor and casualty reinsurance solutions to clients for 22 years. Most recently, he was Head of Structured Risk at AXA XL Reinsurance, providing solvency relief solutions for clients both in the UK motor space and internationally. During his tenure as Head of International Casualty at XL Re Europe. Gressier was responsible for UK motor for 15 years.

Sources: Lockton Re, Guy Carpenter