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New Dawn Risk Group’s expansion continues with the appointment of two senior hires

09 February 2022

New Dawn Risk Group Limited, the specialty liability and cyber Lloyd’s broker, announced today the appointments of Sarah Khan as Head of Professional Risks and Francesca Vernon as Head of the newly formed Healthcare and Life Sciences team.

Max Carter, CEO of New Dawn Risk Group said: “As we continue to expand our capabilities, with a wider product offering and broader geographic scope, Sarah and Francesca are an ideal fit for our team. They are enthusiastic and ambitious, with the depth of knowledge that is invaluable in helping our clients to navigate the on-going challenges of the market.

“Healthcare and Life Sciences industries are seeing an extraordinary period of growth and transformation, and the risks faced by companies operating in the space are becoming more complex and unpredictable. The establishment of a new team dedicated to servicing the sector is a direct response to this developing need.”

Sarah Khan has 13 years of international experience in the insurance industry gained as a broker, underwriter and in business development. She joins New Dawn Risk from Aon, where she was a Broking Director.  Prior to that she was a Senior Professional Liability Underwriter at AXA in the US.

Francesca Vernon also has more than a decade of insurance experience in the healthcare and life sciences. She was most recently Head of London Market Broking at Lothbury, where she established an international specialty lines offering. She has also previously held senior broking roles at Aon and Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

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Notes to Editors

Established in 2008, New Dawn Risk is a specialist insurance broker providing dynamic advisory solutions. We focus on complex, international liability and other specialty insurance and reinsurance. Clients large and small profit from our expertise, creativity and responsiveness – from risk assessment through to claims.