Tom Ricketts

Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Aon Risk Solutions

Tom Ricketts is a Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Aon Risk Services Professional Services Group in New York. Tom heads up the New York client service team, providing risk management advice and insurance services to large, US-based law firms, accounting firms and consulting firms and is the Cyber-Insurance specialist for this group.

Tom has 30 years of international experience in the insurance broking industry and has worked in both the London and New York markets and for much of his career he specialized in advising communications media and technology firms on how to insure their risks. In the course of this work he created and placed the first open-market Technology E&O insurance policy. In his role as head of the Sedgwick Global Telecommunications practice, Tom carried out numerous engagements with banks and funding consortia on risk due diligence in relation to communications sector investments (including EBRD and the World Bank). Tom worked on numerous high-profile communications sector start-ups such as Global Crossing, FLAG and Iridium.

Tom has been recognized by Risk & Insurance Magazine as a "Power Broker" in Telecommunications (1996) and Construction (2011) and has published articles in Lloyd's List and the John Liner Review.