Richards brings over 30 years of underwriting experience across casualty classes. He joins from Navigators Group, where he was president, Primary Casualty Division and was responsible for leading its E&S primary casualty platform. Prior to this, Richards launched and grew the E&S primary casualty division at Argonaut Specialty Division (part of Argo Group). Earlier in his career, Richards held underwriting roles at Axis Insurance, CNA, Zurich and others.
Brit is a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. BGSU underwrites on behalf of Brit Syndicate 2987, is headquartered in Chicago and has underwriting expertise in all US time zones.