Key personnel

Mark Birkett, Chief Executive

Mark began his career in insurance with a Lloyd's syndicate. After five years in underwriting, he moved into Reinsurance broking. In over twenty five years in the London Market, Mark has gained experience in many classes of business including Marine, Aviation, Bloodstock and Property.

He has established a varied and stable client base and in the year 2000 he founded International Risk Solutions Ltd.

Patrick Greene, Finance Director and Compliance Officer

Pat is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He has more than twenty five years experience, mostly in senior financial roles across the insurance industry and UK listed companies. Pat has spent fifteen years in insurance, primarily at AON Group during its major acquisition programme of the late 1990's.

Timothy Brentnall, Non-executive Director

Tim Brentnall is the senior partner in Elborne Mitchell LLP. He specialises in complex commercial litigation.

Tim works as part of the Elborne Mitchell insurance group, dealing with commercial litigation and arbitration, including insurance and reinsurance, commodities and banking.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and became a partner in Elborne Mitchell in 1982. Also in 1982 he was seconded to a major California law firm where he gained first-hand experience of U.S. trial procedures. In 1993, Tim became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Tim has acted as legal adviser to an arbitral panel.

Tim is also a past committee member of the British Insurance Law Association.