Director of Market & Public Affairs
Samantha is responsible for leading Keoghs' public affairs and thought leadership programme. This includes keeping informed with and influencing any policy development that may affect the insurance industry through liaising with representatives within Government, Westminster and other relevant industry stakeholders.
She joined Keoghs in October 2015 from the ABI where she was the policy lead on civil justice issues, responsible for identifying and developing ABI policy in several key areas that directly affect the costs facing and the reputation of the insurance industry. This primarily included work on the implementation of Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Bill (now Act) and related secondary legislation, as well as lobbying to secure an extension in the claims limit for the RTA Portal, as well as extending the model to employers’ and public liability.
Prior to the ABI, Samantha worked in private practice as a commercial insurance litigation solicitor.
Latest Insights by Samantha Ramen
Client Alerts 15/05/2019
It’s all change at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as the promotion of former Prisons Minister Rory Stewart sparks a Ministerial reshuffle.
The case for graduated driving licences.
Client Alerts 30/04/2019
Developments come thick and fast with progress in both Scotland and Jersey in quick succession.
Client Alerts 11/04/2019
Throughout 2019, the Keoghs Market Affairs team have been telling as broad a range of parliamentarians as possible about our work and suggestions on how to keep young drivers safer on the UK’s road
News And Events 11/03/2019
The Transport Select Committee has today launched an inquiry into road safety.
Young drivers (those aged from 17-24 years old) account for around 20% of road deaths, even though they make up only 7% of full licence holders and their mileage is lower than other road users.