Nick Davenport (CEO and Founder) worked for many years at the Willis group, running the European wholesale and then the European retail businesses. He was Chairman of Willis’s network of global offices.

He has spent 10 years running brokerage and underwriting businesses in Brussels and Paris, and has extensive experience of international insurance and reinsurance as Chairman or Board member of more than a dozen broking companies and underwriting agencies all over the world.

He was Chairman of the EU Committee of the European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (BIPAR) at the time of negotiation and implementation of the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD). He was for some years a member of BIPAR’s Management Committee and also chaired the UK Insurance Brokers International Committee.

Nick started EIS Partners in 2006 to help clients to achieve their strategic aims in international insurance, with particular reference to Europe (see Services).

Nick is a graduate of Oxford University and INSEAD.