Andy Jones started his career as an engineer in the steel industry, before transitioning to risk consulting

RSA Insurance has named Andy Jones Risk Consulting director. In his new role Andy will lead the Risk Consulting team, serving customers across RSA’s Commercial Lines business, from SMEs to large complex customers.

Jones is currently head of Operations and Proposition, Risk Consulting at RSA and will begin the new role with immediate effect.

He has over 30 years of industry and risk consulting experience. He started his career as an engineer in the steel industry and worked in a number of industrial business, before transitioning to risk consulting at RHM plc, the UK food business which is now Premier Foods.

He then went on to spend nearly a decade at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Ltd in the UK before joining MS Amlin as head of Risk Engineering – Property and Casualty SBU, after its acquisition by Mitsui. He joined RSA in August 2020.

Jones commented: ”The risk consulting team are a fantastic group of professionals who are passionate about providing our customers with the very best advice and guidance on how they can manage and navigate the risks faced by their organisations. It is a privilege to be asked to take on the leadership of the team.”

Mandy Hunt, chief underwriting officer, Commercial Lines at RSA said: “Risk consulting is an integral part of our business as we not only want to be there for our clients at the point of claim, but we also want to use our data and expertise to support them in their efforts to manage and mitigate their risks, reducing the likelihood of them needing to claim in the first place.”