Howden expands construction division

Howden has appointed 19 new senior construction specialists in London and Dubai.

Led by recently appointed global head of construction Naresh Dade, and Andrew Harrison Sleap, deputy global head of construction, the strengthened team will focus on developing bespoke retail and specialty solutions for Howden’s construction clients.

The broker has appointed four executive directors, welcoming Andrew Birt, head of UK projects, Duncan Willcocks, head of UK contractors, David Lyle, deputy head of UK contractors, and Neil Higgins, head of claims for construction and infrastructure assets.

The team also welcomes divisional directors Larissa Rosam, Martin Hurley, Christopher Graves and Steve McGuckin from October 2021

Naresh Dade, managing director, global head of construction said: “I am thrilled to be in the position here at Howden where we have the flexibility and autonomy to build our construction offering directly in line with the needs of our clients. Talent acquisition is central to our ambitious growth strategy and is evident in the tribe we have brought together. As a division and as a business we are excited to see how this highly experienced group of individuals will elevate our construction and infrastructure offering to rival that of any of our competitors.”

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