PGD Strategy

Specialist Corporate Finance and Strategy Consultants

“PGD Strategy was instrumental in bringing out a shared vision which helped us to progress the development of our group.”

Richard Tee, CEO, Avantis Group

“PGD Strategy’s excellent strategic advice and transaction execution capabilities are equalled by the integrity of its team.”

Nick Heys, CEO, Artex Risk Solutions (International)

“PGD Strategy possesses deep knowledge of the insurance industry and of the key drivers that are essential for successful deal-making.”

James Gerry, Chairman, GB Underwriting and Chairman, MX Underwriting

“PGD Strategy has a wealth of knowledge and a huge diversity of connections in the Lloyd’s and international insurance markets.”

Marc van der Veer, CEO European Ventures, Nexus Group

“PGD Strategy originated and helped us complete our first strategic acquisition for Thistle, our insurance distribution platform.”

Dominic Burke, Former CEO, Jardine Lloyd Thomson Group plc and Former Vice-Chairman, Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc., now Independent Director, St. James's Place plc.

“PGD Strategy provided excellent value for money in helping us promote and negotiate the sale of our business.”

Nigel Hucknall, formerly CEO & principal shareholder, Brooks Braithwaite (Sussex) Ltd

“Peter Droussiotis is an accomplished and results-oriented M & A advisor and transactional project manager.”

Bronek Masojada, Chair, SiriusPoint and former CEO, Hiscox

“Peter Droussiotis’s analytical and disciplined approach to corporate finance has been a hallmark of PGD Strategy’s success.”

Mark Hvidsten, Vice-Chairman, Willis Re Inc.

“PGD Strategy’s strategic insights and extensive networks enabled us to develop new partnerships and distribution capabilities.”

Rob Isaacs, CEO, Union Income Benefit Holdings Ltd

“Peter Droussiotis understands 'people’, he quickly identifies their needs and brings benefit to all, that's Peter.”

Robby Sukhdeo BEM, Founder and Owner, Pavilion Sports and Cafe

PGD Strategy Team

PGD Strategy directors possess an outstanding skills set and a wealth of experience and have an in-depth knowledge of the financial services, insurance and reinsurance sectors in which we specialise.


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Sheridan Brooks-Hurst QC: Senior International Counsel

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Sheridan Brooks-Hurst QC is Senior International Counsel to PGD Strategy’s board of directors.

Sheridan has achieved many milestones in the Cayman Islands, being the first female lawyer to open an independent legal practice in those islands. She is a former President of the Cayman Islands National Insurance Company, a government-owned insurance company, and has also served as a director of the islands’ Health Insurance Commission.

In addition, Sheridan was the first female Chairman of the national airline, Cayman Airways Ltd, and the first and only female Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands, a post in which she served for over 9 years. She is also the first and current Chairman of the Gender Equality Tribunal of the Cayman Islands, which she assisted with setting up and is a former President of the islands’ Business & Professional Women’s Club.

After qualifying as a Barrister-at-Law at Gray’s Inn, Sheridan served as a Deputy Clerk of the Courts in the Cayman Islands, following which she was appointed Crown Counsel. She was the first female Legislative Draftsman on the islands and has previously served as the Secretary to the UK-appointed Constitutional Review Commission. She is also a former Director of Bank Austria (Cayman Islands) Ltd and of the Cayman Islands Electrical Regulatory Authority.

Sheridan completed her LLB (Hons) at Sheffield University in the United Kingdom and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1984.

Sheridan was named as a Queen’s Counsel and admitted to the Inner Bar of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in February 2017.



PGD Strategy is an independent corporate finance advisory and strategy consulting firm based in London, England.

PGD Strategy is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority.


PGD Strategy Limited
124 City Road
London, EC1V 2NX
United Kingdom
T:  + 44 (0) 20 8826 0295
Contact: Peter Droussiotis
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