Appointment is part of Gallagher’s plans to expand its public sector business


Arthur J Gallagher has hired Peter Mason as executive director in its specialist UK Public Sector and Education Practice.

Mason joins from Willis Towers Watson. Prior to that he spent 16 years at Marsh where he led its public sector practice across the UK and Ireland.

Gallagher says that Mason’s appointment is an indication of the broker’s commitment to continue investing in public sector expertise.

In his new role Mason will oversee the team of public sector client directors and support managing director Tim Devine on strategy, client service and business development.

Devine said: “With Peter’s extensive technical knowledge, enthusiasm for developing robust client-focused risk financing strategies and wealth of experience, Peter is hugely well-respected throughout our sector with a fantastic reputation for driving quality.

“His appointment reflects our commitment to recruiting respected, experienced professionals to best meet the needs of our expanding client base with their diverse risk profiles and bespoke requirements.”