Nicholas Leighton is the Group Managing Director of Atlas and is based in the Cayman Islands. He is responsible for the overall operation of the Atlas Group, including client relations, product development and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Leighton holds an Economics degree from Leeds University, a Masters Degree in Economics from Manchester University, and is a Scottish Chartered Accountant, with over 20 years of experience in the captive management industry.
After qualifying with KPMG in Scotland, he joined Willis (Guernsey) in 1990, and was promoted to Director in 1993. Later, whilst at Aon, Mr. Leighton was made Managing Director of the Aon owned Protected Cell Company “White Rock” the world’s first rent-a-captive to convert to a “cell captive”.
Mr. Leighton is recognized as one of the leading specialists in cell captives and he was instrumental in the formation of cell arrangements in White Rock for over 30 cell participants. Mr. Leighton is also a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management, and in 2000 he won the IAU Board of Governors prize for his dissertation on Protected Cell Companies.
After leaving Aon in 2000, Mr. Leighton became the Managing director of Caledonian Insurance Services Limited, in the Cayman Islands. He joined Atlas in 2006.
He is a director of Hartville Group Inc. an AMEX listed pet healthcare insurance holding company and the strategic partner of the ASPCA, where he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee.
|Martin Eveleigh||Chairman||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Nick Leighton||Managing Director||Cayman Islands|
|Jim Chick||Senior Account Manager||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Nicole Conliffe||Senior Account Manager||Cayman Islands|
|Elaine Tapp||Senior Account Manager||Cayman Islands|
|Lesley Thompson||Senior Account Manager||Cayman Islands|