Insurance group Aspen gets new associate GC

Offshore insurance group Aspen Insurance Holdings has created the new role of associate group general counsel, promoting Patricia Roufa to the position.

The London-based Roufca will report to group general counsel David Curtin, who said: “This promotion recognizes the tremendous contributions Patricia has made since she joined Aspen two years ago.”

Roufca joined Aspen in 2005 from LeBoeuf Lamb Green & MacRae.

Aspen was a client of Roufca’s while at the firm and she advised on the company’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 2003.

In the new role, Roufca will be responsible for Aspen’s corporate governance and compliance, as well as overseeing transactions.

Aspen has six lawyers, based in offices in the UK, US and Bermuda.