Adam Smith
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Adam Smith

Principal Consultant, Broking & Underwriting

I am a Principal Consultant on the broking and underwriting team at Eames Consulting in the UK, recruiting mid-to-senior professionals within insurance. My area of expertise lies within financial lines, political violence, terrorism, and M&A, working predominantly with insurers, syndicates, brokers and MGAs.

Throughout my career, I have built and continue to build an established network of brokers and underwriters within different classes of business to be able to supply my clients with the industry's top talent.

I take a truly consultative approach and thrive on creating long-standing relationships with my clients and candidates. By taking an honest, approachable and diligent viewpoint I'm able to advise and ensure that everyone is on the same page and make sure the right candidates are connected to the right role and business.

I enjoy working in a role where progression isn’t limited. I also find the market I recruit into fascinating with the ever-changing market and the impact political, environmental and social events have on the market.

Joining Eames in February 2020 as an associate consultant, I have progressed my career to principal consultant, achieving three promotions.

What does being an opportunity maker mean to you?

Being proactive with making things happen!

What is it about recruitment that has kept you in the industry?

Working in a meritocracy where your progression isn’t limited to tenure would be the main one. There are also lots of other factors though such as team/company and also recruiting into a market I find interesting definitely helps. 

Jobs by Adam

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Underwriter - Cyber (Germany, Fully Remote)

Eames are currently working exclusively with a cyber MGA who following a successful launch across the US and UK are looking to expand their offering across Germany. This is a fantastic opportunity ...

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Underwriter - FI
City of LondonNegotiable

Eames are currently working with one of the lead FI markets who are looking to hire an underwriter to their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the more established teams in the ma...

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Underwriter - Tax (M&A)
City of LondonNegotiable

Eames are working with a prominent M&A insurer in the search for a Underwriter specializing in Tax to join their team. We are actively seeking individuals with 3-8 years of PQE in tax law, with a p...

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  • "​I've worked with many recruiters, but Adam has been the best. On the ball, honest, and genuinely invested in the outcomes."

  • "​Adam was always there to answer any questions that I had and provide feedback and his own thoughts on the role. He was also willing to take my lead in regard to the two roles that were progressing"

  • "​Adam was so excellent to deal with, kept me updated, and was very supportive and helpful throughout the whole process. "

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