As executive director, Graeme is a member of BIBA’s main board and leads the BIBA policy team that incorporates corporate affairs, technical services and communications. He is personally responsible for BIBA’s public affairs lobby with government, has provided written and oral evidence to the House of Commons and the House of Lords and is the author of the annual BIBA manifesto. Prior to joining BIBA Graeme was a general insurance broker between 1989 and 2001.
Graeme’s knowledge of insurance and the sector is wide-ranging, and he appears regularly as a source of expertise in the media where he promotes the benefits of using a broker. He sits on BIBA’s Insurance Brokers’ Standards and Brexit Committees and the board of the Employers’ Liability Tracing Office. He has also participated on the CBI Trade Association Council, Insurance Fraud Taskforce, the MOD Financial Services Steering Group, and the Insurance Post Motor Advisory Board. As a strong advocate of expanding access to insurance, Graeme chairs the Insurance Disability Champion’s Access to Insurance Working Group on Distribution, Engagement and Signposting. He adds his expertise to relevant industry and government joint working groups and panels. Graeme is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered insurance Practitioner.