Vice Chairman - Starr Managing Agents Limited & Starr International (Europe) Limited
Steve Blakey is Vice Chairman for Starr Managing Agents Limited and Starr International (Europe) Limited, leading Starr’s operations throughout Europe and Latin America. He also serves on several boards for Starr’s various insurance entities.
Steve has over 35 years of distinguished leadership experience in the commercial insurance industry. He was responsible for establishing Starr’s London operation in 2006, expanding the company’s capacity through its CVS 1919 Syndicate, Lloyds Managing Agency and newly-established company subsidiary. He is widely-recognized for his expertise in the property, casualty, aviation, reinsurance and captive management disciplines.
Prior to his current roles, Steve held positions increasing in responsibility for Starr Aviation including chief financial officer and chief operating officer before becoming president. Under his leadership, Starr’s Aviation division expanded throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Latin America and quickly became a leading global underwriter of aviation insurance.
Steve began his career as an accountant in the insurance industry, focused on property, excess casualty, aviation, and transportation. He has a certified public accountant designation in the United States.
Steve is a graduate of Kirby College and has lived in the United States, Bermuda and the United Kingdom.