Board & Key Contacts

Our core aim is to help each and every one of our clients to manage their overall claims cost. Having the right decision makers in place is vital for us to achieve this, and this is reflected in the RiiG Limited Board:

John French

John French: Executive Chairman

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John French is a quoted and private company specialist with extensive experience in corporate and business management, capital raising and strategic counsel. His expertise lies in a range of sectors ranging from insurance claims through to health and energy, automotive and leisure.

John was a founding Director of the Claims People Group plc, which led to the formation of Resources in Insurance Group plc. He has played a leading role in the subsequent management buyout of the business and the creation of RiiG Limited.

At the start of his career, John formed his own advertising and marketing services group and represented clients as diverse as British Gas, Jaguar, and Bass and he subsequently introduced the company to the London Stock Market.

A career in assisting companies in a wide range of business development matters followed. His introduction to the insurance sector was as a result of joining the Board of Pycraft and Arnold where he successfully introduced the company to the plc arena, in turn leading to the subsequent sale of the business.

John currently holds a number of directorships in the private and quoted sectors. He is a regular industry and business commentator and guest on a number of media sources and conferences.

Gordon Vater BA (Hons) ACII

Gordon Vater BA (Hons) ACII: Chief Executive Officer

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Gordon is responsible for Group Operations and Business Development activity. In December 2013, Gordon led the management buyout of the commercial and trading business of Resources in Insurance Group plc. with Chairman, John French, to form RiiG Limited.

He has over 20 years’ claims experience, gained predominantly in the adjusting, claims management and consultancy sectors. During consultancy secondments to major UK composite insurers, Gordon was responsible for the delivery of national strategic change initiatives.

He has held senior operational management positions in both the claims management and consultancy sectors and is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner.