Awards 2012: Chief risk officer of the year: Andrew Hitchcox, Kiln

Chief risk officer of the year: Andrew Hitchcox, Kiln

Andrew Hitchcox at Kiln

Andrew Hitchcox, chief actuary and risk officer at Kiln, the international specialist insurance and reinsurance underwriting group, is widely regarded as one of the best chief risk officers (CROs) in the insurance industry.

“He is one of the best in the market,” comments a fellow senior actuary. “Andrew’s strength is that he thinks deeply about how things work and works hard with his board to engage and communicate with them.

“He does not subscribe to setting soft limits and tick-box risk manage