Client First

The Leeds Risk practice is based in Leeds City Centre, just two minutes’ walk from the station where we are readily accessible and within easy reach of all our existing and prospective clients within the Yorkshire region. Furthermore, we have access to the market strength and wide ranging skills of the whole of the JLT Group in the UK and its network of international offices. 

Risk Management and Insurance 

Nothing is too difficult or too complex 

We believe in working in partnership with our clients building long term relationships built on trust, integrity and honesty. We partner fellow professionals in order to offer a thorough business advisory service. 

Members of the Institute of Risk Management , we have a team of expert insurance advisers who focus on the following sectors where we know we can make the greatest difference:

  • Construction
  • Communications, Technology & Media
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Food & Agri
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

How we work makes us different. It is quite a claim, but we are driven to deliver on it every single day.


Ian Scott, Senior Partner, Head of the Leeds Risk Practice

Ian Scott

Direct: +44 (0)113 203 5832

Mobile: +44 (0)7768 947645

Email: ian_scott@jltgroup.com

Ian has 28 years of experience in insurance broking. He joined JLT in 1996 as a Development Executive and has held a number of senior roles across the business including his current role as Head of Sales for the UK Retail division. Ian also heads up JLT Specialty's North region, leading the client teams in Manchester and Leeds to drive JLT's growth.

Ian Hesselden, Partner

Ian Hesselden

Ian has worked in the insurance industry for 29 years. He is the Northern Region Development Director, with overall responsibility for the co-ordination and delivery of sales strategy. Ian specialises in the more demanding and complex clients that require bespoke insurance and risk management programmes, focusing on a detailed understanding of their needs and the delivery of our client first ethos. 

Direct: +44 (0)113 203 5835

Mobile: +44 (0)7917 212 711

Email: ian_hesselden@jltgroup.com