Atradius has appointed Mike Thomas as Head of Risk Services for UK & Ireland. Thomas has nearly two decades of experience within Atradius, joining in 1999. Initially appointed as an underwriting and recovery specialist his roles included underwriting Atradius’ intensive care portfolio. Mr Thomas then became responsible for managing higher risk multinationals within the automotive, IT and industrial sectors. This international remit included leading teams in the US, Paris, Antwerp and Atradius’ UK headquarters in Cardiff before he returned to a special risks role within the UK. . Thomas takes over the role from Marc Henstridge who is now Atradius’ Chief Insurance Operations Officer.

Alun Sweeney, UK Director of Atradius, said “Mike Thomas has an incredible wealth of experience and knows the business inside out. He is well positioned to drive success from within, delivering innovation and realising our potential for future growth.”