Optio appoints Heather Goodhew as INED

24 April 2024 — Daniela GHETU

Optio Group, the specialty MGA, announced the appointment of Heather Goodhew as an independent non-executive director (INED).

Goodhew brings a wealth of operational and risk experience to Optio, having held senior positions in re/insurance for over three decades. She serves as an INED for DUAL and for Else Holdings Ltd. She has previously held leadership roles at Aspen Insurance including deputy group COO, Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd, CUO (Reinsurance) and executive director for AIUK, and managing director, AsiaPac and Middle East for Aspen Re.

Matthew Fosh, executive chairman, Optio, said: “I am delighted that Heather is joining us as an independent non-executive director at Optio. Her broad underwriting experience and her understanding of MGA multiclass business will be invaluable as Optio continues its growth in the UK and internationally.”

About Optio Group    

Optio Group is a leading specialty MGA focused on emerging insurance risks bringing together technology and market leading underwriting capabilities. We are here to drive innovation in insurance to manage risk more effectively. By harnessing expertise and embracing technology, we strive to evolve with the needs of our business partners. Using a combination of technology and market specialists, we create new products, services and solutions that bring efficiency to the market. With an open culture and unified approach, our people aim to form strong, long-term relationships with business partners so we can exceed expectations every time.