Andy Desmond

Senior Vice President, Construction Industry Leader, and Head of UK Business Development, Marsh

Andy has worked in construction insurance for his entire 25-year career, starting as a broker in the city for the first five years looking after clients such as John Laing and working on projects such as National Physical Laboratories and Second Severn River crossing.

He then moved over to the client side as the Insurance Manager at Kier Group Plc, where he spent the next 20 years. During his time at Kier, he was involved in all stages of the insurance program from tender negotiations with clients on contract T&Cs through to placement of CCIP and the renewal of Kier’s annual insurance programme. He also managed the insurance survey program and the seminar training programme as well as led management of the Kier Group Captive. He has been involved on projects such as Crossrail, Mersey Gateway, HS2, and Hinkley Point to name just a few.

Recently he has moved to Marsh to head up the UK Business Development team focusing on contractors, owners, and developers.