Gareth is the Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) within Liberty GTS. As CUO, Gareth is responsible for promoting underwriting excellence within Liberty GTS by overseeing the technical and compliance side of the business. Gareth also leads the development of our Contingent Legal Risk book. Prior to his promotion to CUO, Gareth was Head of the EMEA W&I insurance team for four years. Before joining Liberty, Gareth spent two years at another leading insurer, most recently leading its UK based team of M&A underwriters. Prior to joining the W&I market, Gareth spent 10 years as a qualified lawyer in the corporate department of international law firm, Pinsent Masons. Gareth advised across the full range of private M&A transactions, specializing in private equity buy-outs and divestments and spent nine months seconded as a deal executive to an institutional investor.