23 March 2016

Christine has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. She was a founder and Executive Director of Atrium Underwriting PLC and after its sale in 2007, took a number of non-executive positions.

She is currently a director of Managing Agency Partners Limited and Ariel Re and is a member of the Lloyd’s Market Supervision and Review Committee (‘MSARC’).

Towergate chairman John Tiner said: “I am delighted to welcome Christine to the Towergate Group board. She brings a wealth of experience as a highly successful Lloyd’s underwriter and as an entrepreneur who has built businesses and realised substantial value for the owners. Her underwriting expertise will be a great asset and I am confident that she will strengthen our market leading MGA.”

Christine said: “Towergate presents a unique opportunity to contribute to a truly unique story in UK insurance. I look forward to playing a role in the development of the business throughout and beyond its turnaround.”

*subject to regulatory and shareholder approval

About Towergate

Launched in 1997 Towergate is the UK’s largest independently owned insurance intermediary.

Towergate is an important distribution channel for a significant range of insurance products and a key strategic partner for the UK’s largest insurers.

Towergate’s scale, customer insight and distribution relationships make it a unique business and a leader in the markets in which it operates. Its combination of distribution and underwriting gives it unparalleled consumer data and market insight.

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