Chris is Executive Chairman of Paragon International Insurance Brokers and has been in this role since 2010. Chris is responsible for leading the board and developing company strategy.
Prior to assuming his last role as Global Sales and Marketing Director at Willis, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Willis’s Global Specialties business.
Angus is Managing Director of Paragon International Insurance Brokers and has been in this role since 2013. He joined Paragon in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
In his role Angus is responsible for running the business operations of the firm and this includes managing all the team leaders. Angus has over two decades of experience in the insurance industry and performed a number of senior roles in Willis over a 12 year period.
Prior to that he spent 4 years with Mazars and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1997. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Bath University with a further Post Graduate Diploma in Fluid Power systems.
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner
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Joint Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner
Tara is Joint Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Paragon International Insurance Brokers.
Establishing the firm in 1996, James Kalbassi and Tara have built Paragon into a leading specialist Lloyd's and International insurance brokerage, representing some of the world's largest professional service firms and corporate sector clients.
Tara is a Director of Paragon International Holdings Ltd and the senior management team responsible for driving and executing the Paragon Group of Companies overall business development and retention strategies.
As joint CEO, Tara is responsible for growing the business through developing new clients, creating new products, sourcing new markets and identifying and recruiting new talent.
Tara is well known within the insurance marketplace for specialising in negotiating transactions on behalf of several key architects and engineers in the world. Her experience in this area stretches over 25 years and includes working with the leading insurers in Lloyd’s, Europe, Bermuda and the United States.
Prior to establishing Paragon, Tara was a Divisional Director at Willis Faber & Dumas PLC in London.