Phil Priest

Senior Associate Director

Phil Priest has worked in the insurance and reinsurance industry for nearly 40 years, having begun his career at S. A. Meacock Syndicate in 1979. Until 2000, Phil continued to work in the Lloyd’s market, where he gained experience in all aspects of Syndicate work – becoming Reinsurance Manager, responsible for all outward protections including both reinsurance purchasing and the handling of reinsurance recoveries. He also underwrote a selective book of contingency business.

In 2000, Phil entered the independent consultancy field, gaining experience of litigation support projects and inspections, covering most classes of business, in both the UK and the USA.

Since joining Cranmore in 2007, Phil has continued to be involved in peer review work, reinsurance commutations, inspections in the UK, Europe and USA, litigation support projects and due diligence analysis/technical evaluation of long tail liabilities relating to workers’ compensation business.

Job Summary

Commenced work in Lloyd’s for S. A. Meacock in October 1979 before joining H. R. Rivington in 1997. He then joined a third party consultancy firm in 2000, before moving to Cranmore in 2007.