PARKER, Richard Mayo Royston

Member since:June 2001
Address:Surrey, England
Telephone:+44 (0) 1428 645 777
Mobile:+44 (0) 7768 804 811


Lancing College, Sussex & Portsmouth Polytechnic

Positions Held

  • Reinsurance and Special Projects Manager – Aviva Insurance Limited 2005 – Date
  • Managing Director – Richard Parker & Associates Ltd. 2001-2005
  • Amazon Project Team member – CGNU, 2001
  • Head of Operations Collections Manager – CGUII, 1999-2001
  • Hull, Cargo & Reinsurance Claims Manager – CGUII, 1995-1999
  • Assistant Claims Adjuster – Commercial Union, 1991-1995
  • Claims Manager – CH Bohling & Others, 1990-1991
  • Claims & Admin. Manager – Sirius (UK), 1985-1990
  • Claims & General Insurance Technician – Insurance Corporation of Ireland, 1981-1985

Present Position

Reinsurance and Special Projects Manager – Aviva Insurance Limited 2005 – Date

Professional Associations

  • Panel Member of ARIAS (UK) from 2003
  • Fellow of The Chartered Insurance Institute and Chartered Insurer
  • Recently retired Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • CEDR Registered Mediator


A member of a number of currently active arbitration tribunals. Several tribunal appointments over the past 17 years.  A practicing reinsurance professional with 39 years experience in reinsurance and insurance both in the London and the International Markets. I have held Chief Executive Officer and Legal Representative positions in Aviva subsidiaries and am a Chartered Insurer (FCII) and a CEDR Registered Mediator. I retired as a Member of the CIArb in 2019. Between 2001 and 2005 I ran my own consultancy company specialising in arbitration, mediation and reinsurance run off.

Prior to that I was a reinsurance manager and marine claims manager at Commercial Union and its successors (all now part of Aviva) and before that held similar roles in a Lloyds syndicate and in London Market Marine companies.

Experienced in arbitration, mediation, and litigation both as a panel member and as a party to the dispute in the UK and overseas.

Foreign Languages

Slight French.

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