Meet Our Terrorism Specialists

We invite you to connect with any of our Terrorism and Crisis Management specialists. We've provided their profiles below.

Martha Bane

Managing Director, Property Practice

North America

Martha Bane is the Managing Director of Gallagher’s Property Practice.   Martha leads the team of subject-matter experts that create effective and innovative property risk management programs for Gallagher’s clients while minimizing their total cost of risk.  The practice oversees market relationships, development of new product solutions, analytics, benchmarking, risk modeling and education. Martha’s expertise is in the design, placement and servicing of complex layered and shared property programs for catastrophic exposed placements along with tough to place property programs.

Paul Bassett

Managing Director, Crisis Management Global/International Solutions

Paul Bassett is the Managing Director of Arthur J Gallagher's Crisis Management team, based in London. He heads up  activities with regard to risk transfer and risk management solutions for terrorism, kidnap & ransom, crisis resilience and crisis consulting.  Prior to joining Arthur J Gallagher Paul worked for JLT for two years and at Aon in various positions for 15 years, most recently as the Global CEO for Aon Crisis Management.

Jessica Cullen

Managing Director, Casualty Practice Insurance & Risk Management

North America

Jessica is the Managing Director of the Casualty Practice where she focuses on harnessing the collective strength and depth of casualty knowledge throughout all of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Her broad casualty experience includes alternative program designs, Umbrella/Excess concurrency reviews, legacy claim solutions and market relations.

Steve Dalchow

Executive Director , Crisis Management Global/International Solutions

Steve is Executive Director responsible for risk transfer activity in Gallagher Crisis Management joining the firm in October 2015. He is a specialist in developing solutions (both consultative and risk transfer) for clients affected by the perils of terrorism, political risk, kidnap, ransom, extortion, product recall, contamination.

Oliver Hitchen

Divisional Director , Terrorism Insurance & Risk Management

Ollie is the Head of USA Terrorism within Gallagher's Crisis Management team based in London. He leads the US brokerage team and assists with activities regarding to risk transfer and risk management solutions for terrorism, kidnap & ransom, active shooter, crisis resilience and crisis consulting emanating from the United States with particular emphasis on the Clients with large risk portfolios. Ollie Joined AJG in 2012.

Tony Lehnen

Managing Director, Environmental Practice Insurance & Risk Management

North America

Tony manages Gallagher's Environmental Practice. For over 20 years, he’s evaluated environmental liabilities faced by companies and designed complex liability insurance programs (some featuring prevention of EHS deficiencies) for large national and international companies – working with engineers, attorneys and regulatory bodies.

Joey Sylvester

Program Manager, Public Sector Practice Insurance & Risk Management

North America

Joey is the National Director of Operations and Planning for Gallagher’s Public Sector Practice. He specializes in and has designed insurance coverage products related to violence and terrorism for a wide range of clientele. Joey is the main contact point for Gallagher’s Terrorism Plus coverage, Violent Malicious Acts coverage, and Disaster Management.