Lonmar Professions appoints Sean Trent into director role

Lonmar Professions, a financial lines specialist and part of Lonmar, has appointed experienced financial lines broker Sean Trent into the role of Divisional Director.

Sean, who joins Lonmar from Gallagher, started in June 2021 and will work alongside Lonmar Professions Managing Director Alan Newall and his team.

Alan Newall said: “Sean’s appointment underlines our commitment to grow both the retail and wholesale business for professional indemnity, cyber, management liability, medical malpractice and connected areas.”

He added: “In the current challenging market there are nevertheless good opportunities for growth if we adopt the right approach. Sean brings a huge amount of experience and some excellent market and retail connections with him and he adds significantly to the bench strength of our team.”

Alan explained that Lonmar Professions specialises in providing PI cover for a wide range of professions and trades, from accountants to surveyors. The business also offers risk placement facilities for regional UK brokers via its parent GRP, and through Hedron Networks, which was recently acquired by GRP from Marsh UK. 

Commenting on his new role,  Sean said: “It’s great to be working with Alan and his team,  who I already know well through some previous market placements.”

“My primary focus will be on the retail side, and I’m really looking forward to working with such a well-regarded and experienced unit and playing my part in delivering our ambitious growth plans.”

About Sean Trent

Sean started his insurance career over 30 years ago at Lucas Fettes & Partners, where as an equity main board director and group head of Professional and Financial lines he helped grow the business up and until the sale to Stackhouse Poland in 2017. Following the acquisition of Stackhouse Poland by Gallagher in 2019, Sean headed up a Profin team with the Gallagher London Retail division.