Insurance Age

Onwards and upwards

In August 1887, in an office at Fitzalan House, on the Thames Embankment near Temple Station, the directors of a newly incorporated insurance company were having their first board meeting. This was the Ecclesiastical Buildings Fire Office, soon to be renamed the Ecclesiastical Insurance Office.

Now in 2005 this long established insurance company has appointed a new general manager of its UK General Insurance Division to drive the business forward. That man is Steve Wood, probably better known