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Josh Roach

Country Head, Marsh New Zealand and Chairman Marsh Fiji

Josh was appointed Country Head Marsh New Zealand and Chairman of Marsh Fiji in 2021. Based in Auckland, Josh has total leadership and oversight of Marsh’s operations in New Zealand, leading over 400 employees in over 10 locations. Previously Josh was Managing Director and Head of Marsh JLT Specialty based in Sydney leading the Marsh JLT Specialty Practice across the Pacific. This included Energy and Power, Financial and Professional Risks (FINPRO), Cyber, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions (PEMA), Credit Specialties (Trade Credit, Political Risk and Surety), Aviation and Aerospace, Marine and Construction practices. Prior to Australia, Josh was based in Hong Kong where he led Marsh’s Private Equity and M&A Services practice across Asia. Prior to joining Marsh in Hong Kong in 2009, Josh spent six years at a global insurance broker where he held various captive management, alternative risk transfer and M&A related roles in Sydney and London, with his most recent position being Asia Pacific M&A Practice Leader. During his 6 year tenure, Josh was responsible for building the M&A practice in Australia before building and leading the regional Asia-Pacific practice. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Josh was a civil engineer, specialising in project management, project feasibility and financial modelling having worked on large scale construction projects in Sydney, Melbourne and Dubai.