Aon, the insurance broker and risk adviser has recruited Peter Lewis to the Renewable Energy Practice, within Aon Power.
Peter will join the team, led by Tom Sexton, in early 2010. He joins from Marsh where he was a key member of the team that had a particular focus on offshore wind, servicing large UK construction projects.
The Aon Renewable Energy Practice has been in existence since 2008 and focuses on insurance solutions for all renewable technologies including offshore and onshore wind, biomass, solar energy, wave, tidal and geothermal power. The team will have a combined 20 years of dedicated renewable energy experience with the arrival of Peter Lewis.
Tom Sexton, team leader, Aon Renewable Energy, commented: “We are incredibly excited with Peter’s imminent arrival. He has a strong pedigree and reputation in our client market place and we know that Aon will benefit from his in-depth understanding of the renewable energy industry, dedication and ability to achieve exceptional deals in the market. Our client-base is growing rapidly and we are delighted that we can continue to provide valuable and expert services to the specialist renewable energy industry.”
Hamish Roberts, CEO of Aon Power said: “Aon has a reputation as the leader in insurance broking for the renewable energy industry we are recognised as so by our clients, peers and markets. Peter will augment the market leading expertise that Tom and his team provide our renewable energy clients. Since launching last year, this team has been appointed on new offshore wind projects with a generating capacity of over 1,700MW. This addition to the team underlines Aon’s commitment to and success in renewable energy.”