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RKH Specialty appoints Richard Mockett as Senior Executive Officer for Dubai Hub


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RKH Specialty (“RKH”) today announced the appointment of Richard Mockett as Senior Executive Officer for RKH’s Dubai office. In his new role at RKH, Richard will lead the Dubai operation and expand the specialty offering in the MENA region as well as coordinate strategy with other regional hubs in London, Luxembourg, Miami and Singapore.

Mockett started his career in London at JLT Specialty before moving to the Middle East in 2014 where he focused on client relations and the overseeing of (re)insurance placements for a variety of regional based energy companies. He later held the role of Head of Specialty and SEO for Middle East and North Africa, responsible for all MENA lines including Energy, Power, Property, Construction, Marine and Credit, Political & Security (CPS).

Mockett joins trade credit expert Mahan Bolourchi, incumbent SEO of RKH Dubai. Bolourchi will take up a new leadership role as Managing Director Financial Risks, which will enable him to take a more focused role on developing RKH’s rapidly expanding global financial risks practice.

Paul Redgate, Deputy Chairman of RKH Specialty, who is heading development of RKH’s international hub strategy, commented: “Our offices around the world work closely together to bring clients the best global insurance and reinsurance markets have to offer across a full spectrum of specialty lines. Richard’s regional knowledge, his energy lines expertise and leadership skills not only help us develop new opportunities with clients and markets in the Middle East, but also across the world. This development of our DIFC specialty platform is part of a long-term, international commitment to increasing the strength and depth of our services for clients of RKH and our retail partner, Howden.”