The Board

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 Ross Lazaroo-Hood


Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer 


Ross is Group CEO, main responsibilities include the general oversight and management of the group businesses, as well as the development and success of Landmark’s group strategy with the overall vision for its future expansion.


Ross has extensive experience of the Lloyd’s and London company markets. He has worked in the insurance industry for almost 20 years specialising in Professional liability, where he gained expertise in UK and international insurance including being Class Underwriter and Division Head for Lloyd’s of London Syndicate 1919’s Professional Indemnity Division. 


Ross is a graduate of the UEA and has spent time in Barbados, Malaysia, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom.


DD: +44 203 9597023

M: +44 7472 398336

E: R.LazarooHood@LandmarkHoldinggrp.com

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Sitki Gelmen

 

Founder & Group Chief Financial Officer


Sitki is our Group CFO with responsibility for the development and implementation of Landmark’s financial strategy plus looking at new business opportunities.


A qualified and accredited Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in project and business management. He began his career in the Insurance sector in 2010 when he commenced with Greenwich Underwriting, becoming a Board Member in 2015 and was appointed as CEO of Greenwich Underwriting in 2016. 


Sitki has vast experience in all aspects of finance, corporate governance and claims.


Sitki is a graduate of Kingston University and has spent time both in Turkey and the United Kingdom.


DD: +44 203 9597025

M: +44 7979 635166

E: S.Gelmen@LandmarkHoldinggrp.com

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David Robinson


 Founder & Group Chief Underwriting Officer


David, is the Group CUO with responsibility for all underwriting operations. David has established our first underwriting division at Landmark Underwriting, Landmark Professional Indemnity. 


David has 30 years of experience in the London Insurance Market holding senior market positions including Director of Underwriting at London Insurance Market Exchange (LIME) Underwriting, Class Underwriter at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group's Lloyd's Syndicate 3210. He had also worked at DA Constable Syndicate 386 and BP Theakston Syndicate 1101. 


David has significant experience within the Financial Risk, Professional Liability, Property & Casualty Insurance, Indemnity, and Commercial Insurance. 


DD: +44 203 9597024

M: +44 7745 974139

E: D.Robinson@LandmarkHoldinggrp.com

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Steve Lockwood


Board Member


Mr. Steven Lockwood serves as Principal at Belinos Consulting Limited. He is a highly experienced insurance professional in the London Insurance Market, with over 20 years regulatory and compliance experience and over 10 years of operating at a senior management level. 


He has been a Director and the Compliance Officer for two Lloyd’s insurance groups and has been registered as an Approved Person by the FCA. 


In 2004 Steve launched his own consultancy and since then has been working closely with the senior management of London Market insurers and brokers. He holds a BA (Hons) in History.

  

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Tom McGrath CBE FCII 


Non-Executive Director 


Mr. McGrath who worked for Marsh Ltd for 34 years involved in a number of roles including Managing Director of Marsh McClennan Inc.


He is a well known figure in the London Insurance market and is a member of the Lloyd's of London 30 year club.


He developed an interest in standards in the insurance industry and served a 6 year term as the retail broking representative on the Chartered Insurance Institute Professional Standards Board and is a past examiner in the subjects, Management of Insurance Broking and Liability Insurance. He served two terms as President of the Belfast Insurance Institute.

He was awarded the CII Distinguished Service Medal in 2008 


In addition to a career in Insurance he has held a number of Government appointments including: 

Chief Commissioner of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland,

Chair of Belfast High School,

Chair of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Chair of Northern Ireland Business Education Partnership,

Board member of the Probation Board Northern Ireland,  Director of the Ireland Funds, Committee Member of The Prince's Youth Trust & NSPCC Special Appeal and Chaired the George Best Memorial Trust.


Tom McGrath is a Fellow of both the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Institute of Administrative Management.  He is also a Chartered Insurance Broker. 

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Emma White FCA


Board Member


  

Emma White is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Partner of A4G LLP with 20 years’ experience. 


Her role as Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Business Development means she is ideally placed to understand and support growing businesses, helping them to maximise their potential.


Emma enjoys working with owner-managers helping them to understand their financials and work with the finance team, structure themselves in a tax efficient manner; achieving both their business and personal aspirations.

  

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