John Maidens

Chief Executive Officer

John is a qualified chartered accountant with over fifteen years experience in senior finance roles within the insurance industry in the UK, Europe and the USA.  He joined First Title in 2007 and was appointed CEO of First Title Insurance plc in September 2009.

Kevin Dick

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin joined First Title in 2001 as Solicitor and Head of Claims. He subsequently held a number of senior positions within the company and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in October 2009. Kevin had a previous career in banking.

Ian Borders

Chief Underwriting Officer

Ian is a solicitor who was in private practice (Real Estate) for over fifteen years prior to joining First Title in 2001. Since joining First Title he has headed up various Underwriting Departments in the company prior to being appointed European Underwriting Director in 2006.

Justin McChesney

Group Chief Financial Officer

Justin qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton and joined enact in early 2003. Previously, he occupied a number of senior financial posts within industry, including Group Financial Controller of a FTSE-listed business.

Ian Turner

Executive Director

Ian joined First Title as Operations Director in July 2000 and has held a number of different posts within the Group. Prior to joining First Title he held a number of different positions in the banking and insurance industries.

Kenneth D. DeGiorgio

Non-Executive Director

Kenneth D. DeGiorgio is executive vice president for First American Financial Corporation. Kenneth's tenure with First American began in 1999 when he was appointed regulatory counsel. He was promoted to vice president and associate general counsel in 2001, then to senior vice president and general counsel three years later. Kenneth was named as executive vice president of First American Financial Corporation in 2010. He served as secretary from 2010 to 2012. Kenneth began his career as an associate in the Los Angeles office of White & Case, a law firm based in New York. A California native, he graduated with honors from Harvard University before attending University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where he earned a juris doctor degree; and Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, where he received a master's degree in business administration. Kenneth resides in Long Beach, California.

Lance Gibbins

Non-Executive Director

Lance is an experienced professional in insurance, reinsurance and corporate finance who has served as a director for a number of financial services companies since 2000. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a BA (Hons) degree from University of Exeter. He joined First Title in 2017 as an independent non-executive director.

Andrew McMahon

Non-Executive Director

Andrew is an an Independent Non-Executive Director for First Title Insurance Plc and Chair of the Risk Committee. His background is in the financial services sector, operating as an Executive Director at Board level and at a senior level in the fields of compliance, risk, financial crime, legal and corporate governance.