Mark Synnott

Managing Director and EVP
Willis Towers Watson

Mark is located in Willis Re’s Chicago office and leads Willis Re’s Global Cyber Practice Group. In addition, Mark is a senior account executive with responsibility for producing and servicing Professional Liability business.

Mark has over 30 years of experience in the reinsurance business. Mark joined Willis Re in London in 2009 and headed the North America office in London before moving to Chicago in 2013. Prior to joining Willis Re, Mark was a Director at Carvill London Ltd., which he joined in 2002. Before Carvill, he was deputy underwriter of Syndicate 205 at Lloyd’s of London, where he was responsible for Healthcare, Professional Liability and other Casualty lines. Before that, he was a founding member of Nicholson Chamberlain Colls’ North American treaty reinsurance subsidiary, which later became a part of Aon Reinsurance where Mark was a director. Mark began his career in C.T. Bowring’s North American reinsurance department.

Mark has an M.A. from Oxford University.