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Chris brings a wealth of experience to Newbridge having operated for over twenty years in the Political Risk, War, and Terrorism market in London, the USA, Middle East, and Africa.

Identifying the demand for a specialist MGA Chris established the Newbridge Partners cell in January 2015. Focusing on clients with operations outside of North America and Western Europe, Newbridge provides direct and reinsurance coverage for terrorism, strikes, riots and civil commotion, and war on land for businesses of all sizes. Using this platform NRP plans to expand their offering to provide Political and Counter Party risk to their clients and over time evolve into a comprehensive Crisis Management unit, offering a bouquet of coverage’s to protect a client’s profitability from actions or non performance by third parties.

A graduate of Brunel University, Chris is an avid motorcycling fan and passionate supporter of Munster Rugby Club. When not working Chris enjoys spending time with his daughters and their many pursuits!

Christopher Kirby

Head of Political Violence and Terrorism

Direct: +44 (0)20 3023 3225
Mobile: +44 (0)7736 893078

Henry joined Newbridge as a Partner in May 2015 after working as Political Violence and Terrorism Underwriter for a leading Lloyd’s of London syndicate. Henry has extensive experience with a specialist interest in the emerging market regions of MENA, South America, Far East and Africa.

After a graduating, Henry joined the City working in the Financial Exchange markets. Moving over to insurance, Henry joined Marsh as a Terrorism and PV broker before moving over to Underwriting.

In his time away from the office he enjoys spending time with his young family and playing sport when time permits.

Henry Buchanan

Political Violence and Terrorism Senior Underwriter

Direct: +44 (0)20 3023 3226
Mobile: +44 (0)7736 893077