Vantage Voices: Miles Staples, Senior Vice President of Specialty Underwriting, Reinsurance

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In rugby, a Garryowen kick sends the ball high into the air. The tactic affords the attacking team time to advance down the pitch and arrive in numbers. Well executed, it’s a spectacular show of sportsmanship. Miles Staples’s life and career follow a similar trajectory: big plays that gain ground. He’s an entrepreneurial team player who has built a notable specialty reinsurance career.

Of Blood and Sport

To understand the man, let’s start in Sussex and Miles’s formative years in rural England. His character was shaped by two powerful forces: family and sport.