About Us

Meridian Human Capital is an executive search consultancy specialising in the insurance, reinsurance and risk sectors.

Meridian Human Capital

Established in 2013, we have successfully delivered across numerous search assignments both in the UK and internationally for clients operating in the insurance, reinsurance, alternative risk transfer and insurance-linked securities sectors.

Meridian Human Capital strategically partners with employers in hiring leading insurance, reinsurance and risk sector professionals across the following functions.


Reinsurance and insurance broking, underwriting and claims


Actuarial, risk analysis, catastrophe modelling and exposure management


Data science and analytics


Information technology


Operations and project management


Portfolio management and analysis


Sales, structuring, origination and trading

Meridian Human Capital is built on three pillars

A thorough understanding of the markets in which we operate and the products our clients provide to their clients.
A keen awareness of historic developments and cultural variances between employers in the market.
An established and extensive network of insurance, reinsurance and risk professionals in UK and overseas markets.

Our Values

Diversity and Inclusion

We strive to approach every assignment as creatively and laterally as possible to ensure that our longlists and shortlists are as diverse and inclusive as possible.


We work projects tenaciously until successfully completed, regardless of how challenging at times a search may be in terms of timescale or ideal candidate specification.


Our success has been built on placing relationships at the core of our business model and strategically partnering with our clients.

Geographic Experience

Management Team

Richard Griffiths

Managing Director

Richard has over twenty years’ experience specialising in executive search within the insurance, reinsurance, alternative risk transfer and insurance-linked securities sectors. Prior to founding Meridian Human Capital in 2013, Richard led (re)insurance sector focussed executive recruitment consultancies across the UK, EMEA, USA and Asia for Hays Plc, Eames Consulting Group and Darwin Rhodes Group.

Prior to a career in executive recruitment, Richard was an insurance broker having started his career in the UK regional SME corporate and consumer lines/affinity market.

Fiona Peeke

Manager - Research & Administration

Fiona first joined the recruitment sector in the late 90s working as a resourcer and researcher for an award-winning national recruitment group. Following time out to have a family, Fiona returned to work in practice management, spending nine years within the Healthcare Sector. Fiona joined Richard Griffiths & Associates in 2019 to lead the assignment research and administration function.

Completed Mandates 2020

Managing Director Energy

CEO of International

Head of Iberia & Latin America

Broking Director/Executive Producer Latin America

Senior Broker Energy

Senior Broker Marine

Senior Broker Aviation

Senior Broker Cyber

Senior Treaty Broker

Senior Surety Broker

Senior Broker Media & Entertainment

Managing Director Accident & Health

Head of Accident & Health Underwriting

Senior Underwriter Accident & Health

Senior P & C Actuary

Head of Programmes & Facilities

Head of Data Management

IT Project Director

Chief Operating Officer UAE

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