JLT Canada appoints Steven Godfrey as national aviation leader


Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. (JLT Canada), a subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, announced it has appointed executive Steven Godfrey as aviation national specialty leader and managing director.

Godfrey is an accomplished executive with an illustrious background in aviation, having started his long-standing career as a pilot and flight instructor. He brings first-hand knowledge of ongoing issues faced by JLT Canada’s clients in that space and will help deepen the company’s expertise in this key specialty growth area.

“JLT Group’s strength within the aviation sector is unparalleled, making it the right time to hire someone like Steven to lead our aviation business here in Canada,” said David Richards, chief executive officer.

“I am excited we were able to attract such impressive talent as we continue playing our part in becoming the leading global and specialty risk advisor and broker.”


JLT is currently one of the world’s leading aviation insurance brokers, representing 40 per cent of the world’s commercial airline operators. Its aerospace and aviation team offers access to a one-stop shop for a wide range of risk management services, going well beyond standard aviation insurance provisions.



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