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Steven Spano


Steven is the Chief Operating Officer for Coverys European Holdings, a London-based specialty underwriting business, and an advisor to Axilo. With more than 35 years experience in international specialty insurance and reinsurance markets, Steven has built robust operating platforms that improved business performance for global industry leaders. He has steered organisations through significant change and achieved profitable growth by enhancing revenues, optimising business processes and creating performance cultures.

Before joining Coverys, Steven was founder and CEO of Old Shore Advisory, a specialist consultancy focused on insurance and risk markets, and interim CFO for Climate-KIC, a European knowledge and innovation community working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Previous roles include UK country manager for Generali’s global corporate and specialty businesses, CFO of Travelers Lloyd's managing agency and senior financial executive positions with Travelers global reinsurance business.